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
    • Birth Name: Richard Wagstaff Clark
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
    • Birth Date: November 30, 1929
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Richard Wagstaff, Rick
    • Category/Genre: TV Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Insider Secrets: Food
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Barbara Mallery ​(married 1952-divorced 1961)​
      • Loretta Martin ​(married 1962-divorced 1971)​
      • Kari Wigton ​(married 1977-2012, his death)
    • Father: Richard Augustus Clark, Sr. (1896-1989)
    • Mother: Julia Fuller Barnard Clark (1897-1973)
    • Sons:
      • Duane Clark
      • Richard Augustus "RAC" Clark II
    • Daughters:
      • Cindy Clark
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Death Notice:

  • Date: April 18, 2012
  • Place: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Interment: Cremated on April 20, and his ashes were scattered in the Pacific Ocean

Category Tags:

TV Personality American Born on November 30th Born in 1929 Born in New YorkDied in 2012Died 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)"

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