Dick Clark

Dick Clark

Age
84
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

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 (Voiced)
2
Gil Knox
2
Himself
2
Himself (Voiced)
2
Himself (Voiced)
2
Victor Brunswick
1
J.A. Bailey
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Was considered as host of _"Gambit" (1972)_ (qv).
  • 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.
  • Began his career in 1945 in the mailroom of WRUN in Utica, New York, working his way up to weatherman and then newsman.
  • In one of his few dramatic roles, he played against his nice guy image to portray the murderer in the final episode (air date 2 May 1966) of _"Perry Mason" (1957)_ (qv). The episode was appropriately titled "The Case of the Final Fadeout". He also played against type as a nerdy guy who turns out to be a psycho killer in the film _Killers Three (1968)_ (qv).
  • Graduated from Syracuse University in 1951 with a degee in business administration.
  • 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 hospitalized for a mild stroke and is reportedly doing fine. [8 December 2004]


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