Jerry Van Dyke (1931–2018)


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He had that same genuine likability factor, owned that same trademark lantern jaw and was just as appealing and gifted as his older brother, Dick Van Dyke, but, for decades, Jerry Van Dyke bore the brunt of his brother's overwhelming shadow. Six years younger than brother Dick, the comic actor was born on July 27, 1931, in Danville, Illinois. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Coach Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam / Assistant Coach Luther Van Dam
(1989-1997)
McLintock! Matt Douglas Jr.
(1963)
Yes, Dear Big Jimmy Hughes
(2001-2005)
Palm Springs Weekend Biff Roberts
(1963)

Filmography

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 2010-2015 The Middle (TV Series)
Tag Spence
- Two of a Kind (2015) ... Tag Spence
- Flirting with Disaster (2015) ... Tag Spence
- Thanksgiving V (2013) ... Tag Spence
- The Drop Off (2013) ... Tag Spence (voice)
- From Orson with Love (2013) ... Tag Spence
 2013 The Millers (TV Series)
Bud
 2011 Moon Ring
Darrell
 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Mel
- Cheaters (2011) ... Mel
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Jerry
- Stole an RV (2008) ... Jerry
 2001-2005 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Big Jimmy Hughes
- Senior Olympics (2005) ... Big Jimmy Hughes
- Shirley Cooks with Love (2004) ... Big Jimmy Hughes
- The Owner's Suite (2004) ... Big Jimmy Hughes
- Big Jimmy Babysits (2004) ... Big Jimmy Hughes
- Hustlin' Hughes (2003) ... Big Jimmy Hughes
 2005 Committed (TV Series)
Walter
- The Snap Out of It Episode (2005) ... Walter
 2004 The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (TV Movie)
Stacey Petrie
 2004 The District (TV Series)
Judge Beers
- The Black Widow Maker (2004) ... Judge Beers
 1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Stacy Sloan
- Sleeping Murder (1999) ... Stacy Sloan
 1998 The New Addams Family (TV Series)
The Burglar
- Halloween with the Addams Family (1998) ... The Burglar
 1997-1998 You Wish (TV Series)
Grandpa Max / Grampa Max
- Gift of the Travi (1998) ... Grandpa Max
- Bride and Prejudice (1998) ... Grandpa Max
- The Bad Influence (1998) ... Grampa Max
- Welcome to the Dollhouse (1998) ... Grandpa Max
- All in the Family Room (1998) ... Grandpa Max
 1998 Teen Angel (TV Series)
Grandpa Jerry Beauchamp
- Look Ma, No Face (1998) ... Grandpa Jerry Beauchamp
- The Un-Natural (1998) ... Grandpa Jerry Beauchamp
- Back to DePolo (1998) ... Grandpa Jerry Beauchamp
- The Play's the Thing (1998) ... Grandpa Jerry Beauchamp
- Who's the Boss (1998) ... Grandpa Jerry Beauchamp
 1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey (TV Movie)
Uncle Billy
 1997 Annabelle's Wish (Video)
Grandpa Baker (voice)
 1989-1997 Coach (TV Series)
Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam / Assistant Coach Luther Van Dam
- Leaving Orlando: Part 3 (1997) ... Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam
- Leaving Orlando: Part 2 (1997) ... Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam
- Leaving Orlando: Part 1 (1997) ... Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam
- The Neighbor Hood (1997) ... Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam
- Upsized (1997) ... Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam
 1997 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Luther Van Damme
- Vegas (1997) ... Luther Van Damme
 1997 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Luther Van Damme
- Drew Gets Married (1997) ... Luther Van Damme
 1992 To Grandmother's House We Go (TV Movie)
Harvey 'Harv'
 1988 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Mr. Merken
- The Blackboard Bungle (1988) ... Mr. Merken
 1988 Run If You Can
Brian
 1988 Coming of Age (TV Series)
- The Sopwith Pup (1988)
 1987 Death Blow: A Cry for Justice
Bernard Blackwell
 1986 Fresno (TV Mini Series)
Tucker Agajanian
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Tucker Agajanian
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Tucker Agajanian
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Tucker Agajanian
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Tucker Agajanian
- The Raisin Basket of the World (1986) ... Tucker Agajanian
 1983 Newhart (TV Series)
Roy Herzog
- You're Homebody 'til Somebody Loves You (1983) ... Roy Herzog
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Norman Quigley
- The Groupies/The Audition/Doc's Nephew (1982) ... Norman Quigley
 1978-1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Fred Cooper / Mr. Brennan
- The Searcher/The Way We Weren't (1981) ... Fred Cooper
- Lady of the Evening/The Racer (1978) ... Mr. Brennan
 1980 House Calls (TV Series)
Dr. Duane Kellogg
- The Dead Beat (1980) ... Dr. Duane Kellogg
 1979 13 Queens Boulevard (TV Series)
Steven Winters
- The Lift (1979) ... Steven Winters
- Like Mother, Like Son (1979) ... Steven Winters
- Italian Holiday (1979) ... Steven Winters
- Thouroughly Modern Mildred (1979) ... Steven Winters
- Playing Around (1979) ... Steven Winters
 1976 Van Dyke and Company (TV Series)
Dick Van Dyke
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Dick Van Dyke (voice, uncredited)
 1976 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Finley
 1972-1973 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (TV Series)
Wes Callison
- Son of 'But Seriously, Folks' (1973) ... Wes Callison
- But Seriously, Folks (1972) ... Wes Callison
 1973 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Mickey Preston
- Big Brother Is Watching You (1973) ... Mickey Preston
 1970-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
John Pettidrew (segment "Love and the Jealous Husband") / Gordon (segment "Love and the Nutsy Girl") / Dwayne Barone (segment "Love and the Gangster")
- Love and the Big Game/Love and the Nutsy Girl/Love and the Vampire (1971) ... Gordon (segment "Love and the Nutsy Girl")
- Love and the Boss's Ex/Love and Mr. Nice Guy/Love and the Gangster (1970) ... Dwayne Barone (segment "Love and the Gangster")
 1970 Headmaster (TV Series)
Jerry Brownell / Jerry Thompson
- Old Man Moe Ain't Dead (1970) ... Jerry Brownell
- Harvard or Bust (1970) ... Jerry Brownell
- Count the Ways I Love You (1970) ... Jerry Brownell
- Nobody's Perfect (1970) ... Jerry Brownell
- Let's Try It Mr. Hiller's Way (1970) ... Jerry Brownell
 1969 Angel in My Pocket
Emery
 1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Jerry Ball
- Gomer and the Night Club Comic (1968) ... Jerry Ball
 1968 Good Morning World (TV Series)
Jerry Carroll
- Partner, Meet My Partner (1968) ... Jerry Carroll
 1967-1968 Accidental Family (TV Series)
Jerry Webster
- Who's Been Sleeping in Daddy's Bed (1968) ... Jerry Webster
- Sandy Gets Tough (1967) ... Jerry Webster
- The Treasure of San Fernando Valley (1967) ... Jerry Webster
- The Lush Life (1967) ... Jerry Webster
- The Return of Mr. Ex (1967) ... Jerry Webster
 1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Googie's Father / George
- My Boy Googie (1967) ... Googie's Father
- You're Only Young Twice (1967) ... George
 1967 That Girl (TV Series)
Howie
 1965-1966 My Mother the Car (TV Series)
Dave Crabtree
- Desperate Minutes (1966) ... Dave Crabtree
- When You Wish Upon a Car (1966) ... Dave Crabtree
- The Blabbermouth (1966) ... Dave Crabtree
- Absorba the Greek (1966) ... Dave Crabtree
- It Might as Well Be Spring as Not (1966) ... Dave Crabtree
 1965 Love & Kisses
Freddy
 1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Jerry
- Banjo-Playing Deputy (1965) ... Jerry
 1962-1965 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Stacey Petrie
- Stacey Petrie: Part II (1965) ... Stacey Petrie
- Stacey Petrie: Part I (1965) ... Stacey Petrie
- The Sleeping Brother (1962) ... Stacey Petrie
- I Am My Brother's Keeper (1962) ... Stacey Petrie
 1964 The Cara Williams Show (TV Series)
Carter Devereaux III
- Cara Fiddles While Her Hero Burns (1964) ... Carter Devereaux III
 1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
James Douglas
- The Case of the Woeful Widower (1964) ... James Douglas
 1963 McLintock!
Matt Douglas Jr.
 1963 Palm Springs Weekend
Biff Roberts
 1963 The Courtship of Eddie's Father
Norman Jones
 1962 G.E. True (TV Series)
Cpl. Bailey
- The Handmade Private (1962) ... Cpl. Bailey
 1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Comedian
- Episode #16.3 (1962) ... Comedian
- Episode #15.39 (1962) ... Comedian
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials for MacFrugal's (1999) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Jerry & Carol

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Shirley Ann Jones  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Kelly Van Dyke

Relatives:

Dick Van Dyke (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On the demise of his long-running sitcom Coach (1989)): "I was ready to move on and try some other things. But I had mixed feelings: I hated to leave the set; but after a while, you run out of stories". See more »

Trivia:

Daughter, Jerri, runs Jerry Van Dyke's Soda Shoppe in Benton, Arkansas. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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