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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dick Van Dyke  

Pen Name: None


Born: December 13, 1925 in West Plains, Missouri

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Illinois Connection

Mr. Van Dyke grew up in Danville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He is an internationally recognized and accomplished performer, and has been a recipient of the Theatre World Award, a Tony, a Grammy, and four Emmy awards. He currently resides in California.

Published Works

  • Alter Egos, F.H. Revell Co., 1967
  • Faith, Hope and Hilarity, Doubleday, 1970
  • Those Funny Kids, Doubleday, 1975
  • My Lucky Life In And Out Of Show Business,Crown Archetype, 2011

Selected Titles At Your Library

Those funny kids! /
ISBN: 0385110138. OCLC Number:

Doubleday,. Garden City, N.Y. :. ©1975.

My lucky life in and out of show business :
ISBN: 0307592235. OCLC Number:

Crown Archetype,. New York :. 2011.

The star of one of the most popular sitcoms of the 1960s and of classic films such as "Mary Poppins" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," Dick Van Dyke pens a lively, heartwarming memoir of his multi-layered life.

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