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Dick Clark in 1961
Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark, Jr.
November 30, 1929
|Died||April 18, 2012
|Cause of death||Cardiac arrest Heart attack|
|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.
- Hear Dick Clark (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969).
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Dick Clark's AB Grill in Branson, Missouri (November 2007)
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