Dick Clark

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Quotes (18)

  • Dick: (on his life) It's a fascinating life and it's a reflection, probably, of my odd nature. I'm a case study for a Type A personality. I have a short attention span, I love activity, I'm into all sorts of strange and wonderful things.

  • Dick Clark: Well, he was a bigot, but that doesn't detract from anything he accomplished on the field.

  • Dick Clark: It will be good to be back in New York again for New Year's, and I'm elated that Ryan has agreed to join me in ushering in New Year's on America's favorite holiday special.

  • Dick Clark: We're very confident. No miracles have to happen here. It's just focus on the business and get your results. Obviously there's a long way to go, but I think we're on the right path.

  • Dick Clark: We were looking for the same objectives that the baseball writers and the veterans committee look for -- longevity, an outstanding career and character.

  • Dick Clark: Lobbyists are not permitted in our meetings and are not involved in the program in any way.

  • Dick Clark: If our lawmakers are to effectively address immigration, international trade, the war on terror and other pressing matters, an understanding of the peoples of the world is vital.

  • Dick Clark: It's real good to be back with you again this year. You and I have been a part of each other's lives for so many New Year's Eves that I wouldn't have missed this for the world.

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Trivia (18)

  • Dick Clark was inducted in the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Feburary 8th, 1960.

  • Dick played the part of a teacher in the 1960 film, Because They're Young.

  • Dick Clark's company, Dick Clark Productions, had a class-action lawsuit brought against it on November 28th, 2011. In the suit, the main complaint is that the company routinely does not pay it's workers.

  • Dick Clark said on one episode of The $100,000 Pyramid that he married Kari Wigton on 7/7/77. At the ceremony there were 7 candles and 7 people in the wedding party. Actor John Davidson's father officiated at the ceremony, and they asked if he could finish the whole ceremony in 17 minutes. He did.

  • His name Dick Clark is under copyright.

  • Dick Clark was the co-owner of Film Ventures International Pictures.

  • Neither Dick Clark nor his wife drink, even on New Years Eve.

  • Dick Clark was hospitalized for a mild stroke in 2004.

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