Dick York was an American actor remembered for starring in the television sitcom fantasy series Bewitched, in which he portrayed the character Darrin Stephens. For his performance in the series, he received an Emmy Award nomination in 1968. He was also known for appearing in a number of films, most notably the 1960 film Inherit the Wind, in which he played Bertram T. Cates.
He got married to Joan Alt in 1951 and fathered five children with her. He and Joan remained married until his death in 1992.
He suffered a back injury while on the set of the 1959 film They Came to Cordura. The injury eventually led to a chronic back pain, which he had to deal with for the rest of his life.
He was a heavy smoker, who smoked about three packs of cigarettes every day. His excessive smoking caused him to develop emphysema, which claimed his life in 1992.
was a famous American actor,
who was born on
September 4, 1928. As a person born on this date, Dick York is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 4) and the 37th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on September 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Dick York is the 556th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Dick York's birthday, Dick York is the 3688th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
In general, Dick York ranks as the 6698th
most popular famous person, and the 1225th most popular actor of all time.
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