Actor Jerry Van Dyke, brother of Dick, dies at 86


Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of fellow comedian and actor Dick Van Dyke, died Friday at his Arkansas ranch, his wife Shirley Ann Jones told CNN. He was 86.

Van Dyke was known for several roles, most notably for playing the assistant football coach on the late ’80s and ’90s hit show “Coach,” for which he earned 4 Emmy nominations. He also made appearances on his brother’s classic sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show.”


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