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 July 31, 1951, and is currently 69 years old. His full name is Barry Van Dyke and his zodiac sign is Leo. Likewise, he was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

His nationality is American, belongs to the white ethnic group, and follows Christianity. He 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 been exposed to the entertainment industry since childhood, he was very much interested in acting since childhood.

Furthermore, reflecting upon his educational background, he completed high school at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Later he majored in Theatre Arts at Pierce Junior College.

Barry Van – Net Worth 2022

He has earned quite 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 have 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 in the acting industry.

Body Measurements

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.

Professional Life

Following his family’s footsteps in the movie industry, Barry started his career in the movie industry professionally from the year 1962. He made his first appearance as a television debut in 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, he made his successful appearance on ‘The New Dick Van Dyke Show’ which made him a 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’.

He also appeared in ‘Remington Steele’, ‘Magnum P.I.’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘The A-Team’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Full House’, and other. Likewise, he 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, he has also written in various episodes of ‘Diagnosis Murder’ like, ‘Frontier Dad’, ‘The Blair Nurse Project’, and ‘Dance of Danger’.


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

Barry Van – Social Media

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

Likewise, his Instagram account is @barryvandyke, and has 396 followers in it.