Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark Jr. He was a radio as well as a television personality as well as a cultural icon. He is best known for hosting American Bandstand from to He has the only sibling and his name was Bradley.
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Dick Clark - Television Personality - Biography
He belonged to American nationality and English ethnicity. Additionally, he also worked at radio and television stations in Syracuse and Utica before moving to WFIL radio in Philadelphia in In addition to his announcing duties on radio and television, he owned several radio stations. Similarly, he moved the show from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in He is far from rumors and controversies. On talking about his body measurements, Clark had a height of 5 feet 8 inches. On talking about his social media, he is not active on any social sites likes Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Sign in. At the age of 16, Clark got his first job in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in Utica, New York, which was owned by his uncle and managed by his father. He worked his way up the ranks and was promoted to weatherman before becoming a radio announcer. After graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in business administration, Clark began working at several radio and television stations before landing at WFIL radio in
Clark was well known for his trademark sign-off, "For now, Dick Clark — so long! Episodes he hosted were among the first in which blacks and whites performed on the same stage, and likewise among the first in which the live studio audience sat without racial segregation. Singer Paul Anka claimed that Bandstand was responsible for creating a "youth culture".