Jerry Van Dyke
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|Jerry Van Dyke|
Van Dyke at the 1994 Emmys
|Born||Jerry McCord Van Dyke
July 27, 1931
Danville, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||January 5, 2018
Malvern, Arkansas, U.S.
|Other names||Jerry McCorn Van Dyke|
|Occupation||Stand-up comedian, actor, comedian|
|Spouse(s)||Shirley Ann Jones (1977–2018)
Carol Johnson (1957–1974; divorced)
|Relatives||Dick Van Dyke (brother)|
Jerry McCord Van Dyke (July 27, 1931 – January 5, 2018) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and comedian. He performed in many television sitcoms and Big Lots commercials. His comedic acting goes back to the 1960s. He was the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke.
Early life[change | change source]
Van Dyke was born Jerry McCord Van Dyke in Danville, Illinois on July 27, 1931. His parents were Loren (nicknamed "Cookie") and Hazel (née McCord) Van Dyke. He was of Dutch ancestry on his father's side and of English and Scottish ancestry on his mother's side. His mother is a Mayflower descendant.