Backstage Video Reveals Van Dyke’s Secrets to Living Well
In preparation for his upcoming birthday special, “Dick Van Dyke 98 Years of Magic,” a backstage video captured the beloved entertainer sharing his secrets to living well. Van Dyke’s advice includes maintaining a positive attitude, avoiding going down stairs sideways, and most importantly, just keep moving!
A Love Story: Van Dyke and Wife Arlene Silver
In a recent backstage video, Van Dyke expresses his admiration for his wife Arlene Silver, whom he married in 2012. The couple met at the 2007 SAG Awards, where Silver worked as a makeup artist. The video captures their loving interaction, with Van Dyke jokingly claiming that he saw her first.
A Legendary Career Spanning Seven Decades
As CBS prepares to air “Dick Van Dyke 98 Years of Magic” on December 21, the special will honor Van Dyke’s incredible contributions to the arts and entertainment. The two-hour event will feature music and dance spectacles, special guests, performances, and archival footage from Van Dyke’s illustrious career.
An Icon in the Entertainment Industry
Dick Van Dyke has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. He is a Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning performer, as well as a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild. Van Dyke’s induction into both the Television Hall of Fame and the Disney Legends Hall of Fame further solidify his status as a legendary star.
From Broadway to Hollywood
Van Dyke’s career took off after his breakthrough role in the Broadway musical “Bye Bye Birdie.” He later achieved widespread fame through his portrayal of Rob Petrie in the iconic CBS sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” He also left a lasting impression with his performances in beloved films such as “Mary Poppins” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”
Author and Inspiration
In addition to his successful acting career, Van Dyke has also found success as an author. His memoirs, “My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business” and “Keep Moving,” have become bestsellers. In these books, Van Dyke shares his experiences and offers valuable insights for living a fulfilling life.
As Dick Van Dyke celebrates his 98th birthday, his remarkable journey and extraordinary contributions to the entertainment industry continue to inspire generations of performers and fans alike.