Richard Augustus Wagstaff. and New Year Rockin 'New Year's Eve by Dick Clark, which brings New Year's Eve celebrations to Times Square.
|Born||Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark Jr, November 30, 1929, Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.|
|Died||April 18, 2012, Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Education||A.B. Davis High School|
|Alma mater||Syracuse University|
|Occupation||Radio/television personality, businessman, game show host|
|Board member of||Dick Clark Productions|
|Children||3, including Duane Clark|
|Parent(s)||Julia Barnard (1897–1973), Richard A. Clark Sr. (1896–1989)|
Television and radio spokesman who won a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 for hosting American Bandstand.
He began his career in the mailroom of WRUN in Rome, New York.
He was known as America's Oldest Teenager. He won five Emmy Awards and introduced rock n' roll music to the American public.
His marriage ceremony to Kari Clark began at 7 p.m. on 7/7/77. He had two sons, Duane and Richard, and a daughter, Cindy.
His show popularized many stars, including Tina Turner.
Emmy Day Award for Outstanding Game Host wins. Former Student of S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The American CEO of the media industry. The culture of Philadelphia. People with Parkinson's disease. American television presenter. The host of the American game show. Peabody Prize Winners. American restaurant owner