His parents got divorced way back in the s. His mother Margie Willett passed on in The actor has 3 siblings, an older brother and 2 younger sisters. Indeed all his siblings gave acting a shot, however, Barry was the only one who went the whole nine yards. After that, he took a long hiatus from TV pending the completion of his high school education.
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Dick Van Dyke Opens Up About the Affair That Ended His Marriage
The legendary actor has been candid about his alcoholism and the extramarital relationship that spanned the last eight years of his first marriage, but it seems there's more to understand about the emotions and motivations surrounding the Mary Poppins star's difficult times. Dick Van Dyke with his wife, Margie Willet, pose with their four children: Barry, Carrie, Chris, and Stacey. Getty Images In , Van Dyke spent three weeks in the hospital receiving treatment for alcoholism; shortly after, his wife of 24 years, Margie Willet, with whom he had four children, checked into the same hospital for addiction to prescription drugs. In the years that followed, Margie, who had never liked Hollywood "or its stars," began spending more time on the family's ranch in the desert.
His Diagnosis Murder co-star, Charlie Schlatter , would reprise his role on an episode of The Sopranos , in Is one of the two actors to have appeared in every episode of Diagnosis Murder Went into semi-retirement in the mids. He received his high school diploma in when he was Was born just 6 months after his parents wedding that same year.