BREAKING: One Of The LAST Hollywood LEGENDS Just Passed Away- This is A Sad Day For America

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Another Hollywood legend has passed away.

Jerry Van Dyke, comedian, actor and younger brother of Dick Van Dyke, died Friday afternoon at his Arkansas home at the age of 86.

Van Dyke’s wife, Shirley, confirmed her husband’s death to TMZ. Shirley said her husband’s health began deteriorating after they were both involved in a car accident two years earlier.

His brother Dick visited them at the ranch over the Christmas holiday, TMZ reported.

A beloved comedian just like his brother, Jerry pursued stand-up as a young man and performed at military bases around the world. He made his acting debut on “The Dick Van Dyke” show and followed that up with appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” before becoming a regular on “The Judy Garland Show.”

He also appeared on The Andy Griffith Show among several other great shows.

Van Dyke was also known for his role on “Coach” where he played Assistant Coach Luther Van Dam. The role garnered him four Emmy nominations. His latest television appearance was on ABC’s hit show “The Middle” in 2015, Fox News reports.

Entertainment Weekly, reporting on Van Dyke’s death, recalled a 2015 interview he did with The Los Angeles Times, in which he said of his brother Dick, “I looked up to him as a kid.”

The star of “Mary Poppins” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” returned the compliment, EW said.  “In the service, you can steal other people’s material,” Dick said. “I didn’t realize how good he was. The main thing about Jerry is that he’s funny from the inside out.”

He’s survived by his wife and 2 children. Jerry was 86.

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I loved Jerry- he was funny as hell! Rest in peace brother and thanks for the laughs!

God Bless.



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