Dick Clark in 1961
|Born||Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark, Jr.
November 30, 1929
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
|Died||April 18, 2012
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Cardiac arrest Heart attack|
|Residence||Santa Monica, California|
|Other names||World's Oldest Teenager (nickname)|
|Education||A.B. Davis High School|
|Alma mater||Syracuse University|
Game show host
|Home town||Mount Vernon, New York|
|Board member of||Dick Clark Productions|
(m. 1952–1961; divorced)
(m. 1962–1971; divorced)
(1977–2012, his death)
|Children||Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark III
|Parent(s)||Julia Fuller (née Barnard),
Richard A.W. Clark Sr.
Dick Clark (November 30, 1929 — April 18, 2012) was an American television entertainer. He was nicknamed "the world's oldest teenager". From the 1950s to the 2000s, he entertained people from around the United States, as well as the rest of the world. He also hosted game shows, including The $100,000 Pyramid. His other shows included Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Clark died on the morning of April 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, California from a heart attack.
References[change | change source]
- "Dick Clark Dead – Dies from 'Massive Heart Attack' at 82". TMZ.com. June 23, 2009. Retrieved April 18, 2012.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Dick Clark|
- Dick Clark at the Internet Movie Database
- Hear Dick Clark (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969).