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Dick Clark

  • Original Name Richard Clark
  • Birth 30 Nov 1929 Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Death 18 Apr 2012 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Scattered over the Pacific Ocean
  • Memorial ID 88708784

Entertainer. Dick Clark was an American game-show host, radio and television personality, and businessman. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Dick Clark Productions, which he sold part of in recent years. Clark is best known for hosting long-running television shows such as American Bandstand, five versions of the game show Pyramid, and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Clark was long known for his departing catchphrase, "For now, Dick long," delivered with a military salute, and for his youthful appearance, earning the moniker "America's Oldest Teenager." Clark suffered a significant stroke in late 2004. With speech ability still impaired, Clark returned to his New Year's Rockin' Eve show on December 31, 2005/January 1, 2006. Subsequently, he appeared at the Emmy Awards on August 27, 2006, and every New Year's Rockin' Eve show through the 2011/2012 show. On April 18, 2012, Clark died of a heart attack at the age of 82.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Cherie Lynn
  • Added: 18 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88708784
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dick Clark (30 Nov 1929–18 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88708784, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a Scattered over the Pacific Ocean.