Turned down the offer to be the host of "The Price Is Right". He served in the U.S. Air Force. He won a Tony Award for Bye Bye Birdie and a Grammy for the Mary Poppins soundtrack. One of his closest friends is Mary Tyler Moore. Atteneded Danville High School. Dick gave the eulogy at Stan Laurel's funeral. He was a great fan of Stan Laurel's work. He has served as an elder of the Presbyterian Church. Dick use to be an alcoholic, but conquered his addiction. He is an enthusiast of computer animation and does some himself.