Born in West Plains, MO, Richard Wayne van Dyke was a high school athlete until a heart condition kept him from participating in the track team. Turning to drama, he was a hit at many high school plays because he was always taller then the leading lady and his booming voice could easily be heard by the audience.
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That little fella from Ohio walked onto “The Carol Burnett Show” and showed us a thing or two about comedy. He was a genius and his pairing with Harvey Korman was made in heaven. Every week, he left the entire country helpless with laughter. How his big heart fit into that little body, I’ll never know!! #RestinPeaceTimConway ... See MoreSee Less