Biography

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Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark was an American game-show host, radio andtelevision personality, and businessman. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Dick Clark Productions, which he sold part of in recent years. Clark is best known for hosting long-running television shows such as American Bandstand, five versions of the game show Pyramid, and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

Clark was long known for his departing catchphrase, "For now, Dick Clark...so long," delivered with a military salute, and for his youthful appearance, earning the moniker "America's Oldest Teenager."

Clark suffered a significant stroke in late 2004. With speech ability still impaired, Clark returned to his New Year's Rockin' Eve show on December 31, 2005/January 1, 2006. Subsequently, he appeared at the Emmy Awards on August 27, 2006, and every New Year's Rockin' Eve show through the 2011/2012 show.

On April 18, 2012, Clark died of a heart attack at the age of 82.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dick Clark , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark was an American game-show host, radio andtelevision personality, and businessman. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Dick Clark Productions, which he sold part of in recent years. Clark is best known for hosting long-running television shows such as American Bandstand, five versions of the game show Pyramid, and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

Clark was long known for his departing catchphrase, "For now, Dick Clark...so long," delivered with a military salute, and for his youthful appearance, earning the moniker "America's Oldest Teenager."

Clark suffered a significant stroke in late 2004. With speech ability still impaired, Clark returned to his New Year's Rockin' Eve show on December 31, 2005/January 1, 2006. Subsequently, he appeared at the Emmy Awards on August 27, 2006, and every New Year's Rockin' Eve show through the 2011/2012 show.

On April 18, 2012, Clark died of a heart attack at the age of 82.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dick Clark , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 74

Birthday 1929-11-30

Day of Death 2012-04-18

Place of Birth Mount Vernon, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Other Half(2 episodes)
2014 James Brown - The Man, The Music & The Message as Dick Clark
2008 The Wrecking Crew as Himself
2004 On Air with Ryan Seacrest(1 episode)
2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones as Self
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind as Himself
2002 Bowling for Columbine as Himself
2002 The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and the Colonel as Himself
2002 The Definitive Elvis: The Television Years as Himself
2001 Good Day Live(1 episode)
2000 Arista 25th Anniversary - 25 Years Of #1 Hits
1999 Futurama(2 episodes)
1997 Dharma & Greg(3 episodes)
1997 The Weird Al Show(1 episode)
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch(1 episode) as Himself
1995 The Drew Carey Show(1 episode)
1995 Pinky and the Brain(2 episodes)
1994 Fantastic Four(1 episode)
1993 Scattergories(1 episode) as Host
1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper(1 episode)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air(2 episodes) as Himself
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1988 Murphy Brown(1 episode)
1988 Live! Dick Clark Presents(6 episodes)
1988 Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues as Himself
1987 The Return of Bruno as Himself
1983 Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
1982 Police Squad!(1 episode) as Dick Clark
1982 Late Night with David Letterman(1 episode)
1980 Olivia Newton-John: Hollywood Nights
1978 Deadman's Curve as Himself
1977 Telethon
1976 The Captain and Tennille(1 episode)
1974 The Daytime Emmy Awards(1 episode)
1972 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest(1 episode) as Himself (archive footage)
1972 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest(38 episodes) as Himself - Host
1970 The Odd Couple(1 episode)
1970 The Phynx as Dick Clark
1968 Killers Three as Roger
1968 Adam-12(1 episode)
1968 Wild in the Streets as TV Newscaster
1966 Batman(1 episode)
1965 Honey West(1 episode)
1965 Miss USA(5 episodes)
1965 Branded(1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law(2 episodes)
1962 Stoney Burke(1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1961 The Young Doctors as Dr. Alexander
1960 Because They're Young as Neil Hendry
1959 Gidget as Himself - Trailer Host (uncredited)
1958 The Dick Clark Show(134 episodes)
1957 Perry Mason(1 episode) as Leif Early
1952 American Bandstand(2 episodes) as Himself - Host
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1949 The Emmy Awards(1 episode)

Production

2002 American Dreams(61 episodes)Producer
1999 Greed(44 episodes)Producer
1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction(45 episodes)Producer
1997 The Weird Al Show(13 episodes)Producer
1997 Deep Family SecretsExecutive Producer
1988 Live! Dick Clark Presents(6 episodes)Producer
1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure BeginsExecutive Producer
1984 The PowerExecutive Producer
1980 Valentine Magic on Love IslandExecutive Producer
1979 The Birth Of The BeatlesExecutive Producer
1979 ElvisExecutive Producer
1974 American Music Awards(36 episodes)Executive Producer
1972 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest(37 episodes)Producer
1972 ABC Afterschool Special(136 episodes)Executive Producer
1968 The Savage SevenProducer
1968 Psych-OutProducer
1968 Happening '68(77 episodes)Producer
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett(51 episodes)Producer
1963 Let's Make a Deal(53 episodes)Producer

Creator

Your Big BreakCreator
Where the Action IsCreator
1988 Live! Dick Clark PresentsCreator
1972 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan SeacrestCreator

Writing

1968 Killers ThreeStory

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