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Dick Clark (I) (1929–2012)


Dick Clark was born and raised in Mount Vernon, New York on November 30, 1929 to Julia Fuller and Richard Augustus Clark. He had one older brother, Bradley, who was killed in World War II. At the age of 16, Clark got his first job in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in Utica, New York, which was owned by his uncle and managed by his father. ... See full bio »

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 2010 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Secrest 2011 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2010 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2009 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2008 2008 American Music Awards Red Carpet Live (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2006 Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 2007 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2006 2006 American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2006 The 40th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2005 Golden Globe Arrivals (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2005 New Year's Rockin' Eve 2006 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2002-2005 American Dreams (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- No Satisfaction (2005) ... (executive producer)
- No Way Out (2004) ... (executive producer)
- The Long Goodbye (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Soldier Boy (2002) ... (executive producer)
- The Fighting Irish (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2005 The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Greatest Moments 2004 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 The 6th Annual Family Television Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 The 32nd Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004 The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 Bloopers (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 2004 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 The 31st Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 The 5th Annual Family Television Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 Greatest Moments 2003 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 DVD Exclusive Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 AMA Red Carpet Party (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 The 38th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 ABC 50th Anniversary Blooper Celebration (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 The 30th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1997-2002 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Battered Doll/Poker Justice (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Gratuity (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 21 July 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2002 The 4th Annual Family Television Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Celebrity Boxing 2 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2002 The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2002 The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 The Chamber (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2002 The 29th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2001 The 3rd Annual Family Television Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2001 The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 The 28th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2000 New Year's Rockin' Eve 2001 (TV Special) (producer)
 2000 Lifetime Presents: Disney's American Teacher Awards (TV Special) (executive producer - 2001)
 2000 Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 Greed: The Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 January 2000 (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 The 27th Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Winning Lines (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999 Your Big Break (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999 Garth Brooks & the Magic of Christmas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 1998 Donny & Marie (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1998 The 25th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 TV Censored Bloopers 98 (TV Series) (producer)
 1998 The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1997 The 24th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Al Gets Robbed (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Obligatory Holiday Episode (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Competition (1997) ... (executive producer)
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hamster (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Al Plays Hooky (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Meet Hanson (TV Movie short documentary) (executive producer)
 1997 Deep Family Secrets (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 We're Having a Baby! (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1996 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1996 Rudy Coby: Ridiculously Dangerous (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 The 31st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1996 The Making of a Hollywood Madam (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Dick Clark's Golden Age of Television (Video) (executive producer)
 1996 The Diversity Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Rudy Coby: The Coolest Magician on Earth (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 The 30th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1995 The 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1995 The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Dick Clark's American Bandstand Live (Video) (executive producer)
 1994 The 29th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1994 The 21st Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Secret Sins of the Father (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Golden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 When Stars Were Kids (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993/II Caught in the Act (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 The American Music Awards 20th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Battle of the Bands (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1993 The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 The World's Biggest Lies (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 The 27th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1992 What About Me? I'm Only 3! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 The 19th Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Death Dreams (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Miss Universe Pageant (TV Movie) (producer)
 1991 The 26th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1991 The 18th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1991 Trial by Jury (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Venal Veteran (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 The 25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1990 Catchfire (producer)
 1990 The 17th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1990 6th Annual Soap Opera Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 New Year's Rockin' Eve 1990 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1989 The Ice Stars' Hollywood Revue (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 The 24th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1989 The 16th Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Camp Midnite (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1989 5th Annual Soap Opera Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 America's All-Time Favorite Movies (TV Movie) (producer)
 1988 Liberace (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Live! Dick Clark Presents (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1988 Remo Williams: The Prophecy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 The Town Bully (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 The 23rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1988 The 15th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1988 4th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 In Person from the Palace (TV Series) (executive producer - 1987)
 1984-1987 You Are the Jury (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- The State of Oregon vs. Stanley Manning (1987) ... (executive producer)
- The State of Ohio vs. James Wolsky (1986) ... (executive producer)
- The State of Arizona vs. Dr. Evan Blake (1986) ... (executive producer)
- The Case of the People of Florida vs. Joseph Landrum (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1987 Superstars and Their Moms (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 The 22nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1987 The 4th Annual Black Gold Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Keep on Cruisin' (TV Series) (executive producer - 1987)
 1987 The Best of Bandstand: The Superstars (Video short) (executive producer)
 1986 Alabama... My Home's in Alabama (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1986 America Votes the #1 Song (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 The 21st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1986 The 3rd Annual Black Gold Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 Academy of Country Music's 20th Anniversary Reunion (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 1986 Uncensored Channels: TV Around the World with George Plimpton (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1985 Copacabana (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (executive producer)
 1985 Dick Clark's Nitetime (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1985 The ABC All-Star Spectacular (TV Movie) (producer)
 1985 Rock 'n' Roll Summer Action (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1985 Reaching for the Stars (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 The 20th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1985 All-Time Great TV Censored Bloopers (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 Puttin' on the Hits (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1984 Night Shadows (co-producer - uncredited)
 1984 TV's Greatest Censored Commercial Bloopers (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 The Power (executive producer)
 1984 The 11th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1984 Super Bloopers and Pratical Jokes (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1983 Animals Are the Funniest People (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Woman Who Willed a Miracle (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 The 10th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1983 Hollywood's Private Home Movies (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1982 The American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 All American Ultra Quiz (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 1981 The 8th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 Men Who Rate a 10 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1980 Valentine Magic on Love Island (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 Birth of the Beatles (executive producer)
 1979 The Dark (producer)
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 The 6th Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1978 Rockin' New Year's Eve 1979 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1978 Live Wednesday (TV Series) (producer)
 1978 ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) (producer)
 1977 American Bandstand's 25th Anniversary (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1977 The 4th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1976 Easy Does It... Starring Frankie Avalon (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Werewolf of Woodstock (1975) ... (producer)
 1973 Roberta Flack: The First Time Ever (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1973 American Bandstand's 20th Anniversary (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 Get It Together (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 February 1970 (1970) ... (executive producer)
 1969 It's Happening (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Keith Allison (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Three Dog Night (1969) ... (executive producer)
- The Grass Roots (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Peter Lawford (1969) ... (executive producer)
 1968 Killers Three (producer)
 1968 The Savage Seven (producer)
 1968 Psych-Out (producer)
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (producer)
 1965 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1963 Celebrity Party (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1952 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video for The Muppets' "She Drives Me Crazy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My business is teenagers. I don't set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them. See more »

Trivia:

Began his career in 1945 in the mailroom of WRUN in Utica, New York, working his way up to weatherman and then newsman. WRUN was owned by Dick's uncle and run by Dick's father. See more »

Trademark:

His youthful appearance See more »

Nickname:

The World's Oldest Teenager

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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