Actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke, younger brother of Dick Van Dyke, passed away at the age of 86 according to TMZ. Van Dyke was born July 27, 1931 in Danville Illinois. He began his career in stand up comedy while still in high school, and often toured in strip clubs as well as nightclubs. In 1954 and 55 he was a member of Tops in Blue, a touring group of entertainers made up of active members of the United States Air Force. He won a military talent contest, which lead to a few appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show.
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