Dick Clark’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 30, 1929

Death Date

April 18, 2012

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack



The entrepreneur Dick Clark died at the age of 82 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Television and radio spokesman who won a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 for hosting American Bandstand.

His marriage ceremony to Kari Clark began at 7 p.m. on 7/7/77. He had two sons, Duane and Richard, and a daughter, Cindy.



“Rock had a huge impact. Anything that the older generation hates is usually loved by kids. Nothing much changes – that still continues today.” (Dick Clark)


“Two-thirds of people with diabetes don’t realize the seriousness that it can cause their hearts. They don’t realize they can have a stroke, drop dead of a heart attack. So you’ve got to get this thing under control.” (Dick Clark)


“I could never turn to a guy and a girl and ask, ‘Are you going steady?’ That was absolutely a no-no – it was the Eisenhower period, and no parent wanted their kid going steady, so it wasn’t a thing that you could endorse as proper behavior on the air.” (Dick Clark)


“I have accomplished my childhood dream: to be in show business. Everybody should be so lucky to have their dreams come true. I’ve been truly blessed.” (Dick Clark)


“Music is the soundtrack of your life.” (Dick Clark)