Dick Van Dyke sustained minor injuries after being involved in a single-car crash in Malibu, California on Wednesday.
According to law enforcement officials, the 97-year-old actor was discovered behind the wheel of a 2018 Lexus LS 500 that crashed into a gate. Later, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department verified the same information to Fox News Digital.
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The incident occurred during a period of rain in the region. According to the sources, Van Dyke told officers at the scene that his vehicle slid and lost control before colliding with the gate.
Van Dyke married 40-year-old Arlene Silver on February 29, 2012, at the age of 86. They had met at the SAG Awards six years before. Here is everything you need to know about Arlene Silver.
Who is Arlene Silver?
Arlene Silver is a make-up artist. Arlene Silver was born in New York on September 21, 1971. She lived the majority of her childhood in the Bronx before moving to California to finish her education.
Silver married American actor, entertainer, and comedian Dick Van Dyke in 2012.
They met in 2006 while working at the SAG Awards, where Van Dyke was performing. They got along so well that he hired her for other tasks he was working on. Their romance did not bloom until many years later.
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Silver has worked as a make-up artist in a number of films including Carolina, The Caretaker 3D and The Men of Delta Farce Salute the Troops.
Arlene & the Vantastix is a band formed by Silver. In February 2022, she directed a music video for the band’s rendition of Doris Day’s 1958 smash “Everybody Loves a Lover,” and cast her spouse as her costar.
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The video shows Silver and Van Dyke dancing through the Supershow art installation in Los Angeles. The duo make a clever reference to a famous moment from The Dick Van Dyke Show in the clip. Van Dyke falls over an ottoman in the show’s opening credits; at the conclusion of the video, Van Dyke sidesteps one with a dance move.