Dick Clark Dies Of Heart Attack At 82

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Apr. 18 2012, Updated 12:30 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

New Year’s Eve will never be the same.

Dick Clark, the legendary music industry veteran and American Bandstand host, died on Wednesday morning in Los Angeles of a heart attack, Clark’s rep has confirmed.

The 82-year-old, who created the New Years’ Rockin’ Eve show back in 1972, reportedly suffered a heart attack after having a procedure done at St. John’s hospital in Santa Monica. 

In 2004, he suffered a major stroke and subsequently handed over the reigns of his New Year’s Eve show to Ryan Seacrest.

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Clark, who has been married three times, is survived by his current wife, Kari Wigton, as well as his three children.


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