The actor passed Friday at his Arkansas ranch with wife Shirley by his side, TMZ reported. Shirley told the website that Jerry’s health had been deteriorating over the years, after a car accident they were involved in back in 2015.
He was last seen on the small screen on ABC’s The Middle, in the recurring role as Tag Spence — the father of Patricia Heaton‘s character. Jerry first appeared on
According to TMZ, Van Dyke died on Friday afternoon at his Arkansas ranch. Though an exact cause of death is unknown, the actor is said to have been involved in a car accident two years ago from which he never truly recovered.
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Van Dyke first became known to audiences in 1962 when he began a recurring role as Stacey Petrie in his brother Dick Van Dyke’s eponymous CBS sitcom.
Ray Romano performs onstage at the International Myeloma Foundation 11th Annual Comedy Celebration
Credit/Copyright: Brandon Williams/Getty Images for International Myeloma Foundation
Ten-time host Ray Romano was joined by fellow comedians Hannibal Buress, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Glaser, Robert Klein, Marc Maron, Iliza Shlesinger, and Fred Willard, who each took the stage to perform for an unforgettable evening of comedy. Veteran comedian Rene Hicks opened the show in a big way drawing huge laughs from the crowd while also sharing her personal experience with myeloma noting the healing benefits of laughter.
Additional attendees included Patricia Heaton (The Middle), Howard Hesseman (Fresh Off the Boat), Jake Smollet (Food Network’s Smollett Eats), James Burrows (Director,
The network has ordered an additional two episodes of the family comedy, bringing the season nine total to 24 episodes. The Patricia Heaton half-hour is set to end after this current season.
The order comes ahead of the Warner Bros. TV production's 200th episode, which is set to air Dec. 8.
Earlier this week, veteran ABC drama Grey's Anatomy and fellow family comedies Black-ish and American Housewife also had their respective seasons each extended by two episodes.
The extension has almost become standard protocol for The Middle, which has been...
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fixture is set to guest-star in this week’s episode of The Middle, and if People’s exclusive sneak peek is any indication, she hasn’t lost her acting chops since her time on Days of Our Lives.
On Tuesday’s episode of the ABC sitcom, viewers will be introduced to Rinna’s character Tammy Brooks, the charming (and filthy rich) mother to Lexie (recurring guest star Daniela Bobadilla) — Axl’s girlfriend and Sue’s roommate.
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The first trailer launched Wednesday with an emphasis on physical hijinks and the diverse star power of voice actors Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Anthony Anderson, Aidy Bryant, Ving Rhames, Gabriel Iglesias, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Christopher Plummer, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, and Oprah Winfrey.
The story revolves around Bo, the donkey (Yeun), Leah the horse (Clarkson), Ruth the sheep (Bryant), and Dave the dove (Key) stumbling into “The Greatest Story Ever Told” with some wisecracking camels and stable animals.
Directed by Timothy Reckart (the Oscar-nominated short, “Head Over Heels”), but outsourced to Cinesite Studios, there’s
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The Middle: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Patricia Heaton
The mom to four boys and star of The Middle is all about sharing easy meals that anyone can whip up, as seen on her former Food Network show Patricia Heaton Parties. To help other busy moms make delicious meals, Heaton wanted to put her favorite recipes into one collection in her debut cookbook Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends: 100 Favorite Recipes for a Busy, Happy Life.
“I thought it’d be nice to take some of the similar things
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