Jerry Van Dyke, comedian and actor, dies at 86

Jerry Van Dyke, comedian and actor, dies at 86

His wife, Shirley Ann Jones told the New York Times that his health had been deteriorating since he was in a traffic accident in 2015.

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".

Jerry Van Dyke was a popular comedian from Danville, Illinois. he made his television premiere on his brother's show, "The Dick Van Dyke Show".

Van Dyke's family confirmed his passing Friday to CBS Affiliate WCIA, in the actor's native IL.

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Jerry Van Dyke, the actor and comedian who played lead or second banana in such TV series as "Coach" and "My Mother the auto", has died. He was also a regular performer on The Judy Garland Show before going on to star as Dave Crabtree in the short-lived My Mother the vehicle, which ran from 1965-1966.

He's survived by his wife and 2 children.

Jerry received four consecutive Emmy nominations for the part. "I say: 'Comeback from what?"

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