Dick Van Dyke Cancels Event Due to Illness
April 16, 2013
Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke has canceled a public appearance next week due to fatigue and other symptoms, ET has learned exclusively.
His rep tells ET that the 87-year-old entertainer will not be able to attend the event on April 26 at the New York-based cultural institution 92nd Street Y (92Y) due to "fatigue and lack of sleep resulting from symptoms of a yet-to-be diagnosed neurological disorder."
The rep added that based on medical advice, Van Dyke has cancelled commitments requiring air travel and is currently resting at his home in Malibu, CA.
The Emmy, Grammy and SAG Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is to be awarded with 92Y's first Lifetime Achievement Award for Bettering Humanity through Comedy. The renowned actor, director, writer, singer and dancer has entertained audiences for more than seven decades.