TMZ: 'Coach' Star Jerry Van Dyke Dead at 86

07 January, 2018, 01:00 | Author: Courtney Perry
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The comedian - who is the younger brother of legendary actor Dick Van Dyke - passed away at his ranch in Arkansas on Friday (05.01.18).

For years, Van Dyke was best known for his starring role in the television sitcom "My Mother the vehicle", before finding success as the sidekick in television's "Coach".

It's said that the actor's health has been on the decline since being involved in a serious auto accident about two-years ago.

Jerry Van Dyke played Assistant Coach Luther Van Dam alongside Craig T. Nelson on the show "Coach" for 9 seasons.


Jerry Van Dyke made his mark as both a stand-up comedian and as an actor in a fascinating career spanning decades of work.

He is survived by his older brother Dick Van Dyke as well as numerous children and grandchildren.

Patricia Heaton, whose The Middle character was the daughter of Van Dyke's character, tweeted, "Much love to my wonderful TV dad #jerryvandyke and condolences to my TV dad-in-law #dickvandyke".

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