Dick Van Dyke
Richard Wayne Van Dyke is an American actor, singer, and dancer, who has starred in several television shows and films. His award-winning career has spanned seven decades in film, television and stage. Van Dyke began his career as an entertainer on radio and television, in nightclubs, and on the Broadway stage. In 1961 he starred in the original production of Bye Bye Birdie alongside Chita Rivera, a role which earned him the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Carl Reiner then cast him as Rob Petrie on the CBS television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, which made him a household name. He went on to star in the motion picture musicals Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and in the comedy-drama The Comic. He made guest appearances on television programs Columbo and The Carol Burnett Show, and starred in The New Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder, and Murder 101.