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Dick Van Dyke

3 Easy Ways To Laugh More Every Day

Cathy Chester | Posted 07.27.2014 | 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.

Carl Reiner Talks Orgasms, Show Business And What It's Like To Be 90

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

If Carl Reiner were a painting, he would be a Picasso. Reiner will leave 'permanent marks on every discipline he entered' -- television and film producer, writer, director and comedian. At 90, this eclectic showman is a true role model for every person who has ever attempted to entertain the masses.

Dick Van Dyke Receives Huge Honor

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — He's acted, danced and sang his way through movies, television and the stage, making Dick Van Dyke an entertainment triple-threat ...

A Big Honor For A Hollywood Great

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 03.28.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Forget dishonest modesty. Dick Van Dyke seems nothing short of gobsmacked about receiving the life-achievement honor at Sunday's S...

Dick Van Dyke: And That's the Way It Isn't

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 01.24.2013 | Weird News
Andrew J. Lederer

Now, Cronkite, by all accounts, was a fine dancer and would no doubt have performed a credible "Put on a Happy Face." But could you imagine Dick tripping over the anchor desk while reporting the death of a president?

Dick Van Dyke: 'I Married Somebody Half My Age And Everybody Thought I Was Crazy'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I married somebody half my age and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel ... and the age difference hasn't been a problem at all. Emotionally I'm about 13. She's very, very wise for her age so I'm just having the time of my life.

Dick Van Dyke Says He Feels Like Justin Bieber

Posted 11.30.2012 | TV

Dick Van Dyke is a television legend, and one of Conan O'Brien's idols as well. It was pretty clear how much O'Brien admired Van Dyke when he was a gu...

Shelley Emling

Creator Of 'That Girl' On Marlo Thomas, Snooki And Today's Best Sitcom

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

During the Depression, you always left before the rent was due. There was no sense of holding on to things. I don't even know where my five Emmys are.

Our Favorite Stars From Childhood: Where Are They Now?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Performing stand up is a narcotic that I need even if I do it a few times a year. Traveling is inconvenient but worth it to make people laugh."

The Grand Marshall of Fun

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you're in the entertainment business, the name Garry Marshall means success and longevity. When you read, or much better listen to, Marshall's book, My Happy Days in Hollywood - A Memoir, you will come away with a fine appreciation of how to achieve lasting success in any business.

Dick Van Dyke's Longevity Secrets

Posted 05.01.2012 | Fifty

"I like to have young friends," said Dick Van Dyke when asked how he has maintained such a youthful appearance and demeanor at age 86. The prolific en...

Dick Van Dyke Marries 40-Year-Old Makeup Artist

Posted 03.09.2012 | Celebrity

Congratulations are in order for iconic actor Dick Van Dyke, 86, who married his 40-year-old makeup artist, Arlene Silver, on Feb. 29. The two met...

Boomer on Board: May-December Marriages

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.25.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

God bless people who reach the age of 86. God bless those who turn 39. But are these two age groups meant to be married to each other? Only if they're turtles. Turtles most always look the same age and don't have to discuss pop culture and music with each other.

Herman Cain, Taylor Swift & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Herman Cain, Taylor Swift, and...

Do You Suffer From 'Dick Van Dyke Moments'?

encino.patch.com | Posted 12.07.2011 | Fifty

I coined a new phrase last week. It's called "a Dick Van Dyke moment" and refers to an exchange that causes a baby boomer to realize that he or she is...