Legendary Actor Dick Van Dyke Turns 97!
At 97 years old, Dick Van Dyke is a living legend. For over six decades, he’s entertained us in films and TV shows, bringing joy into our homes with his iconic roles. He was born on December 13th, 1925 making him one of the oldest actors in Hollywood today – or should we say spry?
Van Dyke never appears to age and certainly hasn’t let his age slow him down. He’s continued acting and entertaining throughout the years, appearing in shows such as The Middle and Night at the Museum and taking roles on Broadway.
In addition to being an actor, Van Dyke is also a talented singer and songwriter. He’s written and performed several songs, including the Academy Award-nominated “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” from the 1968 film of the same name.
Van Dyke is also a talented visual artist and painter. He loves to draw landscapes and has even held art shows displaying his unique paintings.
On top of all that, Van Dyke is a loving husband and father. He and his wife, Arlene, have been married since 1948 and have four children.
As we celebrate Dick Van Dykes 97nd birthday, let us take a moment to appreciate the many gifts he’s given us over the years – humor, entertainment, artistry, and love. Happy birthday Dick! Here’s to 97 more beautiful years.