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Dick Van Dyke

1925 - Today

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Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, entertainer, and comedian. His award-winning career has spanned seven decades in film, television, and stage. Van Dyke is the recipient of multiple awards, including a Golden Globe, Tony, Grammy, a Daytime Emmy, and four Primetime Emmys. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Van Dyke has received more than 25,808,626 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Dick Van Dyke is the 8th most popular comedian, the 1,083rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,032nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Comedian.

Dick Van Dyke is most famous for his role as the chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 Disney film "Mary Poppins."

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  • 26M

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  • 61.62

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  • 43

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  • 2.56

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  • 5.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Dick Van Dyke ranks 8 out of 91Before him are Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg, and Ellen DeGeneres. After him are Chevy Chase, Lucille Ball, George Carlin, Bob Saget, Bob Newhart, and Bob Hope.

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Among people born in 1925, Dick Van Dyke ranks 64Before him are Ieng Sary, Michele Ferrero, Alain Touraine, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Celia Cruz, and Frei Otto. After him are Claude Lanzmann, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, Hilda Gadea, Hal Holbrook, and Oliver Smithies.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dick Van Dyke ranks 1,083 out of 18,182Before him are William Friedkin (1935), Jody Williams (1950), Burton Richter (1931), Cordell Hull (1871), Leo Fender (1909), and Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932). After him are Mark Felt (1913), Ernie Hudson (1945), William H. Macy (1950), Muddy Waters (1913), Éamon de Valera (1882), and Edmund Phelps (1933).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Dick Van Dyke ranks 8Before him are Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), and Ellen DeGeneres (1958). After him are Chevy Chase (1943), Lucille Ball (1911), George Carlin (1937), Bob Saget (1956), Bob Newhart (1929), and Joan Rivers (1933).

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