'Fuller House' Star John Stamos Pays Touching Tribute to Dick Van Dyke on His 95th Birthday
Comedy legend Dick Van Dyke's career has lasted over three decades and his 95th birthday was celebrated by stars like John Stamos.
Dick Van Dyke id best known for his appearance in the "Mary Poppins" movies. The icon recently tsrned 95 on December 13 and his birthday was celebrated by stars like John Stamos.
The "Full House" star shared a heartfelt tribute alongside a picture of himself and Van Dyke on Twitter in honor of the legend's birthday. The picture captured Stamos and the 95-year-old posing together.
The 57-year-old stated in his message that he considered his relationship with the icon a blessing and praised him by writing:
"Happy 95th Birthday to this magnificent man"
Fans also joined the "ER" star in wishing Van Dyke a wonderful birthday by flooding the post with several likes and well-wishes in the comment section. Some fans also indicated that the pair looked handsome together.
The actor [Van Dyke] amazed fans with his return in the sequel of "Mary Poppins" in 2018 as Mr. Dawes Jr.
Although Stamos and the comedian haven't co-starred before, they both worked as Albert Pearson in Broadway's production of "Bye Bye Birdie." Van Dyke played the role in the original 1960's production.
Stamos then reprised the role about 50 years later. The pair also have their stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next to each other. The father-of-one received his star in November 2009 while the icon got his in February 1993.
Happy 95th Birthday to this magnificent man. I've been fortunate enough to know him a little over the years and he's everything you'd want Dick Van Dyke to be! Happy Happy @iammrvandy XO pic.twitter.com/ivG8tSSq5g— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) December 13, 2020
Both actors reportedly live outside 7201 Hollywood Boulevard. Disney joined the celebrations by sharing emotional tributes on the legendary comedian's birthday. They uploaded throwback pictures of him as Bert in "Mary Poppins"
There were also photos of him as Santa Claus in "What A Way To Go!" The actor amazed fans with his return in the sequel of "Mary Poppins" in 2018 as Mr. Dawes Jr., and even performed a choreographed dance using a desk.
Step in time! Wishing a happy birthday to Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke! pic.twitter.com/qlMbBK76uz— Disney D23 (@DisneyD23) December 13, 2020
The icon reportedly danced four times despite being 93-years-old at the time. Asides from his successful career, Van Dyke has a beautiful marital life with his second wife Arlene Silver.
Van Dyke was first married to Margie Willet but their union ended after 36 years due to an affair on the part of the 95-year-old. He found love again with Silver, who is 46 years his junior.
Happy 95th birthday to #DisneyLegend Dick Van Dyke! Here are some very jolly photos of Dick dressing up as Santa Claus during the filming of 20th Century Fox’s, “What a Way to Go!” (1964). pic.twitter.com/kQBvFRyJss— Walt Disney Archives (@TWDCArchives) December 13, 2020
The lovebirds have reportedly been inseparable since they first met at the SAG Awards in 2006. Six years later they walked down the aisle and it has been happily ever after for them.