But there's one classic in particular for which he has a special attachment. In the Disney musical, Van Dyke played Bert, a chimney sweep, jack of all trades and friend to Mary. And boy, could he dance! You might be surprised: "Sequels traditionally aren't very good," he said. But I talked to the director [Rob Marshall] and they said
Dick Van Dyke makes a very special appearance in the new movie Mary Poppins Returns , 54 years after he starred as Bert in the original Disney film. Dawes Senior, the banker. For the second role, he was credited as Navckid Keyd, an anagram of his name. In a recent interview, Dick revealed that he had to pay Disney to play the second character. I paid him to do the part. So, how does this connect to Mary Poppins Returns? Now, Dick is playing the role of Mr.
Dick Van Dyke, 92, arrives at Mary Poppins Returns launch with wife during rare appearance
The veteran actor, 92, took the red carpet by storm on Thursday night alongside wife Arlene Silver, The two happily posed for photos and cozied up as they beamed at the camera. Van Dyke married the makeup artist in after meeting 6 years earlier. He was also in a year relationship with actress Michelle Triola until her death in
Richard Wayne Van Dyke born December 13, is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and dancer, whose award-winning career has spanned seven decades. Among Van Dyke's high school classmates in Danville were Donald O'Connor and Bobby Short , both of whom would go on to successful careers as entertainers. Only the medium and the message changed.