Obituary of Dick Clark

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Dick Clark

Richard Clark (born November 30th, 1929 in Mount Vernon, New York) was a TV Personality who was best known for hosting long-running shows such as American Bandstand and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Richard died on April 18, 2012 and his death was possibly because of a "massive heart attack". He was 82 years old.

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Dick Clark Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Clark, Richard
    • Common Name: Dick Clark
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: November 30, 1929
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Richard Wagstaff, Rick
    • Occupation: TV Personality
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Hershey's Kisses
    • Favorite Color: Lilac (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Richard's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Richard Wagstaff Clark
    • Father: Richard Augustus Clark, Sr. (1896-1989)
    • Mother: Julia Fuller Barnard Clark (1897-1973)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Barbara Mallery ​(married 1952-divorced 1961)​
      • Loretta Martin ​(married 1962-divorced 1971)​
      • Kari Wigton ​(married 1977-2012, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Duane Clark
      • Richard Augustus "RAC" Clark II
    • Daughter(s):
      • Cindy Clark

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 18 2012 at age 82
  • Place: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Interment: Cremated on April 20, and his ashes were scattered in the Pacific Ocean

Category Tags:

TV PersonalityAmerican Born on November 30th Born in 1929 Born in New YorkDied in 2012Died at age 82Died from Heart attack

Quotable Quotes:

"The glittering mansion overlooks a vast sprawl of shanty towns, wherein a desperate, demoralized humanity is kept in line with drugs, television, and armed force."

"Excuse me while I kiss the sky."

"Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?" (IMDB)

"I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic."

Is Mr. Richard Clark still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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