Richard Wagstaff Clark Born November 30, 1929

Richard Wagstaff Clark was an American radio and television personality

Clark was born in Bronxville, New York and raised in neighboring Mount Vernon

second child of Richard Augustus Clark and Julia Fuller Clark

At the age of 10, Clark decided to pursue a career in radio.

In 1945, Clark began his career working in the mailroom at WRUN, an AM radio station in Utica, New York

In 1958, The Dick Clark Show was added to ABC's Saturday night lineup

Ralph Edwards called him "America’s youngest starmaker," and estimated the show had an audience of 50 million.

Clark became the first host of The $10,000 Pyramid, which premiered on CBS March 26, 1973

Died- April 18, 2012 (aged 82) Santa Monica, California, U.S