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Dick Clark Biography

Dick Clark was born on November 30, 1929, in Mount Vernon, NY. radio and television spokesperson who won an American bandstand hosting the Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994. Many stars have popularized his show like Tina Turner. He began his career in the WRUN mailroom in Rome, New York. He was died in 2012 due to a heart attack.

Dick Clark Biography

Dick Clark Birthday, Bio & Wiki

First NameDick
Last NameClark
Full Name at BirthRichard Augustus Wagstaff Clark Jr.
Alternative NameThe World's Oldest Teenager, Richard Wagstaff Clark, Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark Jr., Dick Clark
Age82 (age at death) years
Birthday30th November, 1929
BirthplaceMount Vernon, New York, USA
Died18th April, 2012
Place of DeathSanta Monica, California, USA
Cause of DeathHeart Attack
BuriedCremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height5' 9″ (175 cm)
Eye ColorBrown – Dark
Hair ColorBrown – Light
Distinctive FeatureHis departing catchphrase delivered with a military salute
Zodiac SignSagittarius
High SchoolMount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, New York, United States
UniversitySyracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States (1951)
Occupation TextRadio/television personality, businessman, game show host
OccupationTV Personality
Claim to FameAmerican Bandstand (1956-1989).
Year(s) Active1945–2012
Official Websites
FatherRichard Augustus Clark
MotherJulia Fuller (née Barnard) Clark

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Dick Clark Career

Dick Clark was an American T.V Actor.

Dick Clark Education

High School: “A.B. Davis High School”.
University: Graduated from “Syracuse University”.

Before Fame

He began his career in the WRUN mailroom in Rome, New York.

Dick Clark Height, weight & Body Measurement

Dick Clark was an Actor from America. His height was 5 feet & 9 inches (175 cm). His weight was 72 kg. His body type was Straight. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dick Clark Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Dick Clark Filmography

  • Jamboree (1957) – Himself
  • Because They're Young (1960) – Neil Hendry
  • The Young Doctors (1961) – Dr. Alexander
  • Killers Three (1968) – Roger
  • The Phynx (1970) – Himself
  • Spy Kids (2001) – Financier
  • Bowling For Columbine (2002) – Himself (Documentary)

Dick Clark TV Shows

  • ABC 2000 Today – Times Square correspondent
  • Adam-12 (1972) – as drag strip owner Mr. J. Benson in the season 4 episode “Who Won?”
  • American Bandstand – host
  • Branded – guest-starred as J.A. Bailey in season 2 episode “The Greatest Coward on Earth”
  • Burke's Law – as Peter Barrows, the son of a murdered financier in season 1 episode “Who Killed What His Name?”
  • The Challengers – host
  • Happening (1968–69) – producer
  • It Takes Two (1997) – host
  • The Krypton Factor (1981) – host
  • Lassie (1966) – as J.H. Alpert in the episode “The Untamed Land”
  • Missing Links (1964) – host
  • Miss Teen USA (1988, 1991–1993) – host
  • Miss Universe (1990–1993) – host
  • Miss USA (1989–1993) – host
  • New Year's Rockin' Eve (1972–2004)  – host, (2006–2012) – co-host, producer
  • Perry Mason, Season 9, Episode 30, “The Case of the Final Fadeout”
  • The Object Is (1963–1964) – host
  • The Partridge Family, guest star, season 1, episode 13, Star Quality
  • Pyramid – host (1973–1988), guest (The $25,000 Pyramid, the 1970s; Pyramid, 2002)
  • The Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show (1958–1960) – host
  • Scattergories – host
  • Stoney Burke (1963) – Sgt. Andy Kincaid in the episode “Kincaid”
  • TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes – co-host, producer
  • Where the Action Is (1965–67) – host
  • Police Squad! himself, episode Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don't Laugh)
  • Winning Lines – host
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air – himself (two episodes)

Dick Clark Songs & Albums

  • Dick Clark, 20 Years or Rock N’ Roll (Buddah Records) (1973)
  • Rock, Roll & Remember, Vol. 3 (CSP) (1983)
  • Dick Clark Presents Radio's Uncensored Bloopers (Atlantic) (1984)

Dick Clark Awards

  • Emmy Awards (1979, 1983, 1985, and 1986)
  • Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Person of the Year (1980)
  • Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award (1994)
  • Peabody Award (1999)
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame (1976)
  • National Radio Hall of Fame (1990)
  • Broadcasting Magazine Hall of Fame (1992)
  • Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame (1992)
  • Television Hall of Fame (1992)
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1993)
  • Disney Legends (2013)

Dick Clark Family

  • Father – Richard Augustus Clark Sr. (Radio Company Executive) (d. 1989)
  • Mother – Julia Fuller Barnard (d. 1973)
  • Siblings – Bradley Clark (Older Brother) (Martyred in World War II)

Dick Clark Relationship

Clark was married to “Kari Wigton” from 1977 to 2012, “Loretta Martin” from 1962 to 1971 & “Barbara Mallery” from 1952 to 1961.

Dick Clark Death

 Dick died in April 18, 2012. His death cause is heart attack.


His show promoted many superstars, like Tina Turner.

Dick Clark Net Worth

Dick Clark was the American T.V actor. The main and primary source of his income came from his acting. Let’s check how rich Clark is in 2012?

Net Worth 2012$200million.
Income SourcePrimary Income source acting (profession)
Dick Clark Net Worth

Dick Clark Instagram

Instagram:           @dcp

Dick Clark Twitter

Twitter:               @dclarkp

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