Facts of Barry Van Dyke
|Full Name:||Barry Van Dyke|
|Age:||68 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||July 31, 1951|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Father's Name:||Dick Van Dyke|
|Mother's Name:||Margie Willett|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.85m)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
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Barry Van Dyke is an American actor. He is most popular for his role in Diagnosis: Murder as Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan. And, he recently appeared in the movies including The Untold Story and Heavenly Deposit.
Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
Barry Van Dyke was born on July 31, 1951. The couple Dick Van Dyke and Margie Willett gave birth to Barry in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Dick was also a famous American actor and mentor to his son.
Barry has three siblings, two sisters Stacy and Carrie Beth, and one brother Christian Van Dyke. In addition, he is also a nephew of an American comedianJerry Van Dyke.
As regards Barry’s childhood, many of those details are currently missing and are yet to know.
Concerning about Barry’s academic qualifications, he attended Pierce Junior College. And, he graduated with the major in Theatre Arts.
Early Professional Life started with his father
Following his father’s footstep, Barry Van Dyke started his career professionally in 1962. While living in Los Angeles, At the age of nine, Barry was able to have a part in his father’s television series, The Dick Van Dyke Show.
His first appeared in The Dick Van Dyke Show as a Florian. But he was still a kid, so his family didn’t encourage him in pursuing his career at an early age.
After his high school graduation, he made his successful appearance on The New Dick Van Dyke Show. This made him widely popular as a young star.
— Barry Van Dyke ⭐️ (@BarryFanDyke) May 1, 2017
And, prior to his fame gaining a role as Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan on Diagnosis: Murder which aired from 1993 to 2001, he was seen in many television series and movies.
Some of Barry Van Dyke’s series where he can be seen are Gemini Man, Wonder Woman, Galactica 1980, The Love Boat, The Dukes of Hazard, and The Redd Foxx Show.
After his career flattened, he was cast in The Untold Story
Still contributing to Hollywood industry
This veteran actor is still contributing his experience in the Hollywood industry since he is active until now. And more importantly, he is still glooming and fresh as ever.
He played a Florian who played the violin. He also assisted his dad when he was invited, with his father, to introduce The Wizard of Oz. Barry was introduced to the pitfalls of stardom at a very young age when his father had made it big in show business. He still chose to go the same route.
— Barry Van Dyke ⭐️ (@BarryFanDyke) November 2, 2017
Barry Van Dyke majored in Theatrical Arts at Pierce Junior College. Barry has guest starred in such shows as The A-Team, Murder She Wrote, Remington Steele, The Dukes of Hazzard, and many others.
Barry had recurring roles on Airwolf, Battlestar Galactica, Harvey Korman Show, and The Redd Foxx Show. His television movie credits include The Canterville Ghost, Stalk the Wild Child, and It Happened at Lakewood Manor.
It was after he signed on that his real-life father was signed on as his television father. Barry has thoroughly enjoyed working with his father. Barry signed in Diagnosis Murder as Detective Steve Sloan a regular television series.
Personal life with no rumors
Barry Van Dyke is married to Mary Carey Van Dyke since 1974. The couple is also blessed with four children named as Carey Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke, Wes Van Dyke and Taryn Van Dyke.
It was at the age of 16 that Barry met his future wife Mary while working as a ticket taker at a local movie house. They have since had four children, the eldest of which is now married. During Barry’s spare time he likes surfing and motocross, both of which his kids are heavily involved with also. They enjoy spending time with a family.
Since there are not any rumors about his personal life and affairs, he must be a happily married man. Also, his secretive nature has led us to believe that he is enjoying his private life. So, we can only wait and see if he decided to reveal his personal matters to us.
It was revealed that he and his wife have divorce in 2017.
Privilege of traveling
On July 31, 1951, in Atlanta, Georgia, Barry Van Dyke second son of comedic actor Dick Van Dyke was born.
Until the age of nine, Barry grew up in New York. It was then that his family moved to Los Angeles.
During his growing up years, Barry had the privilege of traveling with his family while his dad went from place to place with his job. Barry recalls keeping his toys in a pillow case in the back of the car.
As they would travel from town to town, staying in different hotels, They would empty the toy pillowcase in the room. When it was time to go, they simply reloaded the toys back in the pillow case and were on their way.