In what has to be one of the most surprising and joyful guest announcements of 2017 Phoenix Comic Con has announced that legendary actor, dancer, all around amazing person Dick Van Dyke will be appearing at Phoenix Comicon on Saturday, May 27th!
It just doesn’t get any better than this!
Dick Van Dyke is an award-winning actor and a recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. He is known for his role as Rob Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show and as Bert/Mr. Dawes Sr. in Mary Poppins. Van Dyke is well known for many of his musical roles in movies such as Bye Bye Birdie, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Van Dyke has also appeared in other popular movies such as Dick Tracy, Curious George, and Night at the Museum. He also starred in Diagnosis Murder.
Recipient of five Primetime Emmys, a Tony and a Grammy Award, Dick Van Dyke was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1995. He received the Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the SAG Life Achievement Award, in 2013. Van Dyke has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard and has also been recognized as a Disney Legend.
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