Jerry Van Dyke

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  • Jerry is an avid poker player, and he commentated some poker tournaments in the late 1990s and early 2000s for ESPN.

  • In 1995 Jerry appeared in a series of Hardee's commercials to promote the Big Hardee.

  • Jerry currently lives on his ranch in Arkansas with his wife, Shirley. At his ranch, he raises many animals including llamas, horses, and cattle.

  • Jerry joined the United States Air Force in 1952.

  • Jerry appears in commercials for the store 'Big Lots'.

  • Jerry is the brother of Dick Van Dyke.

  • Jerry is the father of actress Nancy Kelly (aka Nancee Kellee), who committed suicide in November of 1991.

  • After the failure of his sitcom My Mother the Car, he admittedly second-guessed his decision not to accept the lead role on Gilligan's Island.

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