Dick Clark

Dick Clark

Age
82 (passed away Apr. 18th, 2012)
Birthday
Nov. 30th, 1929
Born in
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Height
5' 9

Dick Clark's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Dick Clark Show TV Show
The Dick Clark Show
Live! Dick Clark Presents TV Show
Live! Dick Clark Presents
Dick Clark's World of Talent TV Show
Dick Clark's World of Talent
Dinah! TV Show
Dinah!
The Other Half TV Show
The Other Half
 

Main Movie Roles

2012 - Paul Williams Still Alive
2002 - Bowling for Columbine
2002 - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2001 - Spy Kids
1999 - The Suburbans
1994 - Forrest Gump
1968 - Wild in the Streets
1959 - Gidget

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself
3
Himself - Team Captain
2
Himself (Voiced)
2
Gil Knox
2
Dick Clark (Voiced)
2
Himself (Voiced)
2
Dick Clark
2
Himself - Host
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark, Jr. (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987. He also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, which transmitted Times Square's New Year's Eve celebrations.


TRIVIA:
  • He and his wife Kari were married on 7/7/77 in a ceremony that started at 7:00 pm. His address in Burbank at that time was PO Box 7777.
  • Actor 'John Davidson (II)' (qv)'s father was the man who performed Dick and Kari's wedding vows.
  • Child with first wife Barbara Mallery, Richard, Jr., was born 9 January 1957 in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Children with Loretta Martin: 'Duane Clark' (qv) and Cindy Clark.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
  • Filed suit in federal court in Los Angeles, alleging that Michael Greene, president and chief executive of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, maintains a "blacklist" policy that prevents stars - including 'Britney Spears' (qv), 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv), 'Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs' (qv) and 'Toni Braxton' (qv) - from performing on both Greene's Grammy Awards and Clark's American Music Awards. The suit seeks $10 million in damages. (19 December 2001)
  • Was considered as host of _"Gambit" (1972)_ (qv).
  • He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1990.


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