Jerry Van Dyke


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Biography:
Birth Name: Jerry Van Dyke
Born: 07/27/1931
Birth Place: Danville, Illinois, USA

Born July 27, 1931 in Danville, IL, Jerry Van Dyke was the second son of Loren and Hazel Van Dyke, born six years after his older brother, Richard. Like many comedians, he scored his first laughs while clowning in classrooms, and decided to make it his profession while still in high school. Van Dyke earned his comic chops at various clubs and burlesque joints throughout the Deep South, performing a popular act that combined stand-up comedy with impressive banjo-playing skills. In 1952, he joined the Air Force, where he continued to entertain as part of Tops in Blue, an entertainment unit that performed for military personnel around the world. As part of the unit, he received some of his grea... Continue Bio >>

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Popular Movies:
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1987-01-01 W.A.R. Women Against Rape
Angel in My Pocket
Love and Kisses
Palm Springs Weekend
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