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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘DIck Van Dyke’

Carrie Fisher: Richie Sambora and Orianthi Set to Help Honor the ‘Star Wars’ Actress

Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in Star Wars episodes 4-6, is one of four who will be honored at the Midnight Mission‘s Golden Heart Gala, which will feature performances by Bon Jovi star Richie Sambora and acclaimed guitarist Orianthi. The event is scheduled to take place 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Los Angeles, …

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Mary Tyler Moore Going Blind, Says Betty White

For years Mary Tyler Moore entertained America on shows such as The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Now the 77 year-old Moore is struggling in her fight against diabetes and, according to friends, is currently in poor health. More has struggled from the effects of diabetes for decades and in 2011 underwent brain surgery to …

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Dick Van Dyke: Disorder Causes Cancellation

Actor Dick Van Dyke was once known for playing clumsy characters with poor accents, and now the 87-year-old actor may now be facing a challenge greater than chimney sweeping. Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Van Dyke has cancelled an appearance in New York due to a “yet-to-be diagnosed neurological disorder.” The publication cites a “rep” of Van Dyke’s as stating …

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Dick Van Dyke: Lifetime Achievement Award’s Newest Recipient

Dick Van Dyke was a big part of my childhood; he delighted me as cheerful chimney sweep/sidewalk artist Bert in “Mary Poppins” (and inspired an early love of making art) and made me laugh as Caractacus Potts in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, and I know I’m not the only one. In fact, his body of work is so impressive, the …

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Age Difference No Issue For Dick Van Dyke

You’re as young as you feel and evidently Dick Van Dyke is feeling less than half his age these days. The legendary comedic actor who is best known for playing in the movies, “Bye Bye Birdie,” and “Mary Poppins” and for his series, “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” celebrated Leap Day this February by getting married. Van Dyke turns 86 …

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