Dick Van Dyke injured in car crash

Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke suffered minor injuries after a car crash in Malibu, California, city police have confirmed.

On the morning of Wednesday, March 15, officers were called to the scene and found that a silver Lexus had crashed into the gate.

A Malibu Police spokesman confirmed in a call to CNN that the 97-year-old actor who starred in classic children’s films ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and ‘Mary Poppins’ suffered ‘minor injuries’. bottom.

A spokesman said the fire department was also notified of the incident, but no further details were available about the actor who became the oldest contestant in Fox’s singing contest “The Masked Singer” last month. I didn’t.

CNN reached out to Van Dyke’s agent for comment.

After winning a Tony Award for his role in the musical Bye Bye Birdie, Van Dyke landed The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran on CBS from 1961 to 1966.

“Mary Poppins” began her film career in 1964, and four years later returned to the big screen as inventor Caractacus Potts in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”

In 2018, Van Dyke, who also won four Emmys and one Grammy, made a dancing cameo in “Mary Poppins Returns.”

Last year, he starred in a music video released by his wife Arlene Silver’s band, Arlene & the Vantastics.

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