Dick van Dyke Marries (Jewish) Makeup Artist

TV legend Dick van Dyke got married on Febrary 29 to a Jewish makeup artist less than half his age.

Arlene Silver, a forty year old makeup artist who met van Dyke six years ago at the Screen Actors Guild awards, described her new husband, telling rumorfix.com, “He’s the happiest person I ever met.  He’s got an infectious spirit.”  Van Dyke, 86, is best known for starring in the eponymous The Dick Van Dyke Show in the 1960s and Diagnosis Murder in the 1990s, along with movies like Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  Van Dyke said, of Silver, “The last couple of years we kind of fell in love.”