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Dick Van Dyke's 'Best Five Years' Were Spent With Mary Tyler Moore

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.26.2017 | Entertainment

In a sweet tribute to his former co-star, Dick Van Dyke remembered the years he and Mary Tyler Moore appeared together on “The Dick Van Dyke Show”...

Dick Van Dyke Surprises Denny's Patrons With Impromptu Performance

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment

Dick Van Dyke still has it! The 90-year-old entertainer recently surprised patrons at a Denny’s in Santa Monica, California, with a pitch-perfect r...

Dick Van Dyke Leads Magical Sing-Along At Walt Disney's Childhood Home

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.28.2016 | Good News

Now this just lifts our hearts up to the highest heights! Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke made every Disney fan's wildest dreams come true when he led ...

Bernie Sanders Just Picked Up A Major Celebrity Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.07.2016 | Fifty

Whether you're a millennial or a baby boomer, Dick Van Dyke has some strong ideas about who you should vote for in the upcoming election. In a passio...

Dick Van Dyke And Mary Tyler Moore Had A Little 'Crush On Each Other'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.31.2016 | OWN

Ninety-year-old Dick Van Dyke has had a lengthy career in television, theater and film, but out of all of the projects he's been a part of -- "Mary Po...

40 Years Ago the Unthinkable Happened

Greg D. Williams, M.A. | Posted 05.09.2016 | Media
Greg D. Williams, M.A.

May 9, 1976 was ground-breaking. Many people walking among us today are now entering their 40th year of long-term recovery as a result of this far reaching public awareness effort, dubbed Operation Understanding, and the coverage that followed.

Disneyland 60: A Review

Haley Besser | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment
Haley Besser

The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 was a spectacular celebration of all the things we love about Disney. From musical performances to learning about the park's secrets, I certainly felt like I was a kid again.

Dick Van Dyke Proves Age Is Just A Number With 'Mary Poppins' Cameo

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment

It's been over 50 years since Dick Van Dyke played Bert in the Disney classic "Mary Poppins," but those moves have never left him. The 90-year-old ac...

Inside The Marriage Of Dick Van Dyke, 90, And His 44-Year-Old Wife, Arlene

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.25.2016 | OWN

There was something about Arlene Silver that instantly captivated Dick Van Dyke. The two first crossed paths in the green room at a SAG Awards dinner ...

Dick Van Dyke Celebrates 90th Birthday With 'Mary Poppins' Flash Mob

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment

Screen legend Dick Van Dyke celebrated his 90th birthday over the weekend by singing songs from "Mary Poppins" with a giant flash mob in California. I...

Dick Van Dyke On Turning 90 And The Actors He Most Wants To Work With

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.11.2016 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Comedian Dick Van Dyke will turn 90 on Dec. 13. Hard to believe that the 'Mary Poppins' and 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' actor has reached this birthday milestone. We had the pleasure of asking him 11 questions about his life, love and career.

Dick Van Dyke: I Feel The Bern -- But Sanders Isn't 'Castable' As President

Tavis Smiley | Posted 10.23.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

He shares his views on this year's most senior presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, age 74, and sounds off on the dysfunction of the American political system.

Dick Van Dyke's Dance Moves Prove He's Still Got It At 89

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.22.2015 | Fifty

At almost 90, Dick Van Dyke proves that he's still got some amazing moves up his sleeve. The actor stars in a new music video for folk music band Dust...

Norman Lear: Climbing the Magic Hill

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Books
Tom Alderman

In spite of a horrendous childhood, Lear developed the necessary elements for success. Yes, he's a talented writer, producer and executive. He is also a master salesman. As a mid-level development executive in his Embassy Productions, I witnessed the executive Lear in action.

3 Easy Ways To Laugh More Every Day

Cathy Chester | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

To every comedian who has ever given us hours of fun and laughter, I say a sincere thank you. You have given us a great gift, one that may add years to our lives.

Scott Baio Reveals He Would Do a 'Happy Days' Reunion In HuffPost's #nofilter

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.17.2014 | Celebrity
Pat Gallagher

The "See Dad Run" actor, 53, had some fun with HuffPost's #nofilter quiz. He tells us whether he would really consider doing a HD reunion show (you'll love his answer!); the hilarious piece of career advice he received from veteran actor/comedian Dick Van Dyke... and much more.

Save the Father, Save the World

Graham Milne | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

In the theater, I felt in my soul that primal need of Travers to do right by her dad. To save him. And a tear escaped my eye, as it did hers.

Rocky, the Bull and Dick for the Holidays

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mark DeCarlo

Back in the day, "celebrity" meant someone who had become famous as a result of some noteworthy talent or deed. Great actors, musicians, even scientists like Einstein were 'Celebrities' in their day BECAUSE THEY DID SOMETHING EXCEPTIONAL.

Arlene Van Dyke On Why The 46-Year Age Gap With Her Famous Husband Doesn't Matter

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.08.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Let's just cut to the chase. Yes, there's a 46-year age difference, but age is truly just a number.

LOOK: Dick Van Dyke's Car Catches Fire, Wife Vines Aftermath

Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles

Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke is uninjured after his car caught fire on a Los Angeles freeway Monday afternoon, reports the Associated Press. Officer...

Teachable Moments

George Heymont | Posted 09.05.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Sometimes bad parenting kills people. No amount of input from a teacher can save a child who has not yet even learned how to read. Nor can it always prevent a child from being harmed by his parents' hyperreligiosity, laziness, substance abuse, tendency to commit acts of domestic violence and/or gun fetish.

Dick Van Dyke's Mystery Illness Solved?

Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity

Dick Van Dyke thinks he has found the cause of his mystery illness and dental implants might have something to do with it. Last month, Van Dyke re...

Mel Brooks and Friends Make a Noise at the Paley

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Thursday night, the 9th of May, 2013, as a rainbow descended into Hollywood and a cotton-candy sunset filled the firmament of Beverly Hills, the Paley Center for Media L.A. celebrated a humor deity: the one and only Mel Brooks.

Dick Van Dyke Ill With Undiagnosed Neurological Disorder

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.22.2013 | Celebrity

Actor, comedian and Tinseltown legend Dick Van Dyke will miss an upcoming appearance in New York due to an undiagnosed neurological problem. The 8...

What I Learned At The Dick Van Dyke School Of Sitcom Writing

Peggy Elliott | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

When I started writing situation comedies for television, 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' had just finished its run. It was too late to have a shot to write for the gold standard, but the right time to work with practically everyone who had been associated with the show.