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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Bob Einstein was an old friend and a joy to be around. He saw the human race as hysterically funny and spent his entire career showing us why!
We’ll miss you forever, Super DaveDick Van Dyke and his producers accept the Outstanding Comedy, Variety or Music Series award for VAN DYKE AND COMPANY at the 29th Emmys in 1977 ... See MoreSee Less