Jerry Van Dyke, Emmy-Nominated 'Coach' Actor, Dies at 86

Dearly departed Legendary entertainer Dick Van Dyke's younger brother Jerry passed away at the age of 86 Friday at his Arkansas ranch according to his wife who spoke with TMZ Saturday

Jerry Van Dyke, the comedian brother of actor Dick Van Dyke, reportedly has died at the age of 86.

His wife Shirley, who was with him when he passed away, said his health had been deteriorating ever since they were involved in a vehicle accident a couple of years ago, TMZ reports.

Van Dyke went into show business, just like his brother.

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".

Tennessee's Justin Timberlake announces new album
Man of the Woods will be Timberlake's follow-up to The 20/20 Experience , which was released in 2013. Also involved: Timberlake's wife, Jessica Biel-in a cowboy hat, naturally-and son, Silas .

Galway battered with 140km/h gusts as Storm Eleanor gains pace
Leading to a very windy start to the day tomorrow. "Drivers will need to take extra care and expect delays, even on motorways". The Environment Agency has warned that strong winds and high tides could bring coastal flooding until Thursday.

Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire
Hatch also served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was at the centre of numerous biggest confirmation battles. Former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been considering a 2018 run for his seat.

(He also appeared on his brother's classic comedy The Dick Van Dyke Show on multiple occasions.) Jerry Van Dyke is arguably best known to audiences for his work as Luther Van Dam in the Craig T. Nelson fronted sitcom Coach. It ran for only one season on NBC in September 1965.

While another wrote: "Rest In Peace Jerry Van Dyke".

Van Dyke was characteristically good-humored about the meandering nature of his career, telling USA Today in 1990 that the Emmy nominations he received for the role marked its peak.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Donald Glover on How 'Atlanta' Season 2 Is Like 'Tiny Toon Adventures'
Jan 06, 2018 - 03:22
The hit show's second coming will don a new name, Atlanta Robbin' Season , in 10 episodes. The former returns Thursday, March 1 and has a new title: " Atlanta Robbin' Season ".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top We're not going to ban Donald Trump
Jan 06, 2018 - 03:19
Though, they did say they are "working to make Twitter the best place to see and freely discuss everything that matters", so there's that.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran "Destructive"
Jan 06, 2018 - 03:17
Members of the United Nations Security Council vote to impose new sanctions on North Korea on December 22, 2017, in New York City. Ambassador Nikki Haley called the "troubling and risky situation in Iran".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top See Grigor Dimitrov's stunning display of sportsmanship after opponent is injured
Jan 06, 2018 - 03:16
Edmund went down crying in agony after what appeared to be an innocuous movement with Dimitrov serving at 4-4 in the third set. Grigor Dimitrov reached the semi-finals of the Brisbane International while Elina Svitolina advanced to the finals on Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Conte hits back at 'senile' Mourinho
Jan 06, 2018 - 03:16
But I will still make a few. "For the other situation, I am repeating - there is a person who continues to look here". But when mention was made of the accusations against Conte , Mourinho said: "Did he?"

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Powerball set to roll for $550 million
Jan 06, 2018 - 02:51
The Powerball odds are about 1 in 292 million. "People don't even realize there are secondary prizes", said Jacobson. Follow the drawing, MLive will publish an update in the morning that includes whether or not anyone won the jackpot.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kmart stores closing in NC, including one in the greater Triangle
Jan 06, 2018 - 02:45
Sears Holding has announced that it will be closing 64 Kmart stores across the country including the one in Cabot. But the Bellingham and Burlington Macy's stores and the Bellingham Kmart are safe for now.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North Korea agrees to talks after US, South Korea postpone military drills
Jan 05, 2018 - 14:25
Her statement comes after Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to respond to Kim's claim that he possesses a nuclear button on his desk. He would then transmit the launch order to the Pentagon and Strategic Command.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Joe Thornton has chunk ripped out magnificent beard in brawl
Jan 05, 2018 - 14:21
As for the beard-pulling, Kadri pleaded ignorance. "I ended up with a piece of it in my hand". "By no means did I expect that". Babcock has coached both players many times in worldwide play. "I didn't let it affect me", he said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo leads NBA All-Star voting
Jan 05, 2018 - 14:20
Each player's score will be calculated by averaging his weighted rank from the fan votes, the player votes and the media votes. The All-Star Game captains and starters will be announced on TNT Jan. 18, and the reserves will be announced Jan. 23.

Apple Eases Code Development For App Store Devs With Buddybuild Acquisition
Jan 05, 2018 - 13:59
However, 2017 proved to be an unusually good year for Apple's app store, since for the first time it overtook its closest rival. Stewart Butterfield has served as an advisor for the company, and Slack has become one of its more prominent clients.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pregnant Khloe Kardashian shares wedding plans
Jan 05, 2018 - 13:55
KHLOE Kardashian is going through the stage that all pregnant mothers go through: agonising over baby names. Still, it looks like Kris is at the top of the list of family members Khloe wants to have by her side.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million
Jan 03, 2018 - 01:59
On Saturday night, no one matched all six Powerball numbers, sending Wednesday's drawing to $440 million. The record Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million - three tickets shared that jackpot on March 30, 2012.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Powerball numbers for 'New Year's Eve (eve)' $390.1M jackpot
Jan 03, 2018 - 01:57
Kum & Go will receive a $1,000 bonus from the lottery for selling the $1 million-winning ticket at one of its stores. Two other tickets won a $1 million prize in this drawing; these were sold in New Hampshire and New Jersey.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top At least 16 injured as fire devours building in Bronx
Jan 03, 2018 - 01:51
The fire erupted about 5:30 a.m.in a first-floor furniture store at 1547 Commonwealth Ave.in the Van Nest section, the FDNY said . Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire once it's deemed safe.