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Dick Clark

  • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York
  • Birthday: November 30
Date of passing: 
April 18, 2012

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Dick Clark was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.

He also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, which transmitted Times Square's New Year's Eve celebrations.

Clark was also well known for his trademark sign-off, "For now, Dick Clark — so long!", accompanied with a military salute.

Dick Clark was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1993.

Dick Clark was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.

He also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, which transmitted Times Square's New Year's Eve celebrations.

Clark was also well known for his trademark sign-off, "For now, Dick Clark — so long!", accompanied with a military salute.

Dick Clark was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1993.

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Dick Clark

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