America’s Oldest Teenager Dick Clark Dies At 82

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Dick Clarkdied earlier today. The famed TV producer was 82.

Paul Shefrin, a rep for the entertainment legend, told ABC News his client suffered a “massive heart attack.”

The Mount Vernon, N.Y., native, who was born Richard Wagstaff Clark, became a breakout star after being tapped to host “American Bandstand,” an afternoon dance show for teenagers, which debuted nationally in 1957. He went on to form his own production company and put out many popular shows, from the hidden camera series “TV’s Bloopers and Practical Jokes” to game show “$25,000 Pyramid.” He also produced many TV award shows, including the Golden Globes. Full Story

Story By:Suzy Byrne | Yahoo! TV       Pic By Getty Images

 

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