Barry Van

Barry Van

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Barry Van is an American actor famous for his acting in ‘Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan’. Barry Van is the second son of actor and entertainer, Dick Van Dyke.

Early Life and Childhood

Barry Van was born on 31st July 1951 and is currently 69 years old. His full name is Barry Van Dyke and his zodiac sign is Leo. Likewise, Barry was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. His nationality is American, belongs to the white ethnic group, and follows Christianity. Barry is the second son of actor and entertainer Dick Van Dyke and Margie Willett. Likewise, his paternal uncle is an American actor, musician, and comedian Jerry McCord Van Dyke.

Barry Van

Caption: Barry along with his father. Source: Instagram

Having exposed to the entertainment industry since childhood, Barry was very much interested in acting since childhood. Furthermore, reflecting upon his educational background, Barry completed his high school from Birmingham Community Charter High School. Later he majored in Theatre Arts from Pierce Junior College.

Professional life

Following his family’s footsteps in the movie industry, Barry started his career in the movie industry professionally from the year1962. He made his first appearance as television debut from the series ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’. He played the role of a young violin-toting boy named Florian in the episode ‘The Talented Neighborhood’ along with his elder brother Christian.

Likewise, after graduating from high school, Barry made his successful appearance on ‘The New Dick Van Dyke Show’ which made him the popular young star. Similarly, he appeared in certain episodes of many television series like, ‘Gemini Man’, ‘Van Dyke and Company’, ‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Tabitha’, ‘Eight Is Enough’, ‘Mork & Mindy’, ‘The Mackenzies of Paradise Cove’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘The Powers of Matthew Star’, ‘Remington Steele’, ‘Magnum P.I.’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘The A-Team’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Full House’, and other. Likewise, Barry made a special appearance as John Otis in the movie ‘The Canterville Ghost’.

Similarly, he became famous for his role in Television film as Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan on ‘Diagnosis: Murder’ movie series. Likewise, he played in other Television movies like, ‘The House of Sycamore Street’, ‘A Twist of the Knife’, series of ‘Murder 101’, ‘Strawberry Summer’, ‘Heavenly Deposit’, and ‘The Unload Story’.

Barry Van

Caption: Movie poster of famous Diagnosis series. Source: Instagram

Besides acting, Barry has also written in various episodes of ‘Diagnosis Murder’ like, ‘Frontier Dad’, ‘The Blair Nurse Project’, and ‘Dance of Danger’.

Controversies and Net worth

Moreover, Barry has not been associated with any type of controversies before. He has made a fine line among the personal and professional. Likewise, he has been making a clean appearance and also does not have any controversies surrounding him around.

Barry has earned quite a fame throughout his acting career. His primary source of income is from acting. Likewise, he has a net worth of $3 million. Moreover, there is no information regarding his asset values.

Relationship status

Barry Van Dyke is married to Mary Carey Van Dyke. They got married in the year 1974 and has been living happily together since then. Moreover, the lovely couple has four children together, Carey Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke, Wes Van Dyke, and Taryn Van Dyke. All of his children are into the acting industry.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Reflecting upon his physical appearance, Barry has an attractive personality. He stands the height of 6 feet 1 inch (73 inches) tall and weighs around 84 kg. Moreover, he has fair skin with brown hair and blue colored eyes. However, there is no further information regarding his body measurement.

Barry has a very mild presence in social media. He is present on Twitter and Instagram. Barry joined Twitter in April 2016 and has 894 followers in his @iamthemrvandy account but it hasn’t been verified yet. Likewise, his Instagram account is @barryvandyke and has 396 followers in it.