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Barry Van Dyke's Who Was Rumored to Death is Still Alive - Facts and Bio

chand Published On Sun Aug 22 2021   Modified On Sun Aug 22 2021
Barry Van Dyke's Who Was Rumored to Death is Still Alive - Facts and Bio

Barry Van Dyke' is a notable actor, screenwriter, and television director. He has starred in movies and television series like The dick Van Dyke Show, Gemini Man, Stalk the Wild Child, Wonder Woman, Ants, Eight is Enough and many more

Being born to a family of actors he was interested in acting from a young age. Is he Dead or Alive? To know more about Barry Van Dyke keep scrolling!


Van dyke is the son of renowned actor and entertainer Dick Van Dyke and Margie Willet. He was born on 31 July 1951. His parents were divorced in 1980 and in 2008, his mother died. Later his father married his stepmother Arlene Silver-Van Dyke who is a makeup artist. His uncle Jerry Van Dyke is also an actor. 

Barry Van Dyke with his father Dick Van Dyke.
Source: CLoser Weekly


Dykes Debuted at the age of nine but he took a break to finish his studies. He majored in Theater Arts from the Peirce Junior College in Los Angeles, California.s 


Van Dyke is the second eldest out of all his siblings. His elder brother name is Christian, and his younger sister's names are Carries Beth and Stacy


Barry Van Dyke met the love of his life, Mary Carey, when he was young. After dating for almost 7 years they tied the knot in 1974.

Barry Van Dyke with his wife Mary Carey
Barry Van Dyke with his wife Mary Carey
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From his marriage with Mary Van Dyke has 4 children. Carey was born on 25 Feb 1076, Shane was born on 28 Aug 1979, Wes was born on 22 Oct 1984, and Taryn was born on 1st June 1986.

His first son Carey was the scriptwriter of the Chernobyl movie where his father was an actor and his second son also stepped into the entertainment industry as an actor, screenwriter, and director. His daughter Taryn pursues teaching as her career and is teaching at kindergarten whereas, his son Wes has starred in movies like Murder 101 and Titanic.


Van Dyke debuted in the entertainment industry at such a young age and has improved his career a lot. He worked very hard to stay and thrive in the entertainment industry. 

Some of his notable works are The Dick Van Dyke  Show (1988), Diagnosis Murder (1993), Murder 101(2006), Galactica 1980 (1980), Gun Shy (1983), Ants (1977), Foxfire Light (1983), Casino (1980) and many more. He loves to get starred more in detectives movies because he is tall and has got a very strong personality. 

Net worth 

Barry Van Dyke has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He earns the majority of his income from an acting and also as a screenwriter and director.

Is he Dead?

Barry became a victim of a death hoax in 2018. Someone started the rumors and others just helped to fuel it. But later it was found out that his uncle was the one who had died due to heart failure.

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