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{{about|the television host|the ''[[Futurama]]'' [[character]]|Dick Clark's head}}
 
{{about|the television host|the ''[[Futurama]]'' [[character]]|Dick Clark's head}}
  
'''Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark''' is an [[American]] television host and presenter who voiced [[Dick Clark's head|his own head in a jar]] in "[[Space Pilot 3000]]".  He is best known as the long-running host of ''{{w|American Bandstand}}'' from [[1956]] to [[1989]], ''{{w|Pyramid (game show)|Pyramid}}'' from [[1973]] to [[1988]], and ''{{w|Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest|Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve}}'' from [[1972]] through [[2004]].  In 2004, he suffered a stroke and relinquished his sole hosting duties for ''DCNYRE'', becoming co-host with now-executive producer {{w|Ryan Seacrest}}.  Until he fell ill, Clark was commonly known as "America's Oldest Teenager" due to his youthful demeanor and energy.
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'''Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark''' was an [[American]] television host and presenter who voiced [[Dick Clark's head|his own head in a jar]] in "[[Space Pilot 3000]]".  He was best known as the long-running host of ''{{w|American Bandstand}}'' from [[1956]] to [[1989]], ''{{w|Pyramid (game show)|Pyramid}}'' from [[1973]] to [[1988]], and ''{{w|Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest|Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve}}'' from [[1972]] through [[2004]].  In 2004, he suffered a stroke and relinquished his sole hosting duties for ''DCNYRE'', becoming co-host with now-executive producer {{w|Ryan Seacrest}}.  Until he fell ill, Clark was commonly known as "America's Oldest Teenager" due to his youthful demeanor and energy.  Clark died on 18 April, [[2012]].
  
 
When Clark recorded his part, [[David X. Cohen]] says that there was a lot of material left out because they didn't have enough air time for it.<ref name="SP3000 commentary">{{cite commentary |speaker={{n|Cohen|David X.}} |speaker 2={{n|Groening|Matt}} |episode=Space Pilot 3000 |disc=1 |volume=One}}</ref>  [[Matt Groening]] called Clark a "good sport" for reading lines that he didn't necessarily understand.<ref name="SP3000 commentary" />
 
When Clark recorded his part, [[David X. Cohen]] says that there was a lot of material left out because they didn't have enough air time for it.<ref name="SP3000 commentary">{{cite commentary |speaker={{n|Cohen|David X.}} |speaker 2={{n|Groening|Matt}} |episode=Space Pilot 3000 |disc=1 |volume=One}}</ref>  [[Matt Groening]] called Clark a "good sport" for reading lines that he didn't necessarily understand.<ref name="SP3000 commentary" />

Revision as of 20:30, 18 April 2012

Dick Clark
ProfessionGuest voice actor
Born30 November, 1929
Died18 April, 2012
IMDB profilenm0163863
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This article is about the television host. For the Futurama character, see Dick Clark's head.

Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark was an American television host and presenter who voiced his own head in a jar in "Space Pilot 3000". He was best known as the long-running host of American Bandstand from 1956 to 1989, Pyramid from 1973 to 1988, and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve from 1972 through 2004. In 2004, he suffered a stroke and relinquished his sole hosting duties for DCNYRE, becoming co-host with now-executive producer Ryan Seacrest. Until he fell ill, Clark was commonly known as "America's Oldest Teenager" due to his youthful demeanor and energy. Clark died on 18 April, 2012.

When Clark recorded his part, David X. Cohen says that there was a lot of material left out because they didn't have enough air time for it.[1] Matt Groening called Clark a "good sport" for reading lines that he didn't necessarily understand.[1]

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