A funnyman from Danville has been chosen by online voters as the top actor with Illinois ties. Dick Van Dyke came out on top in the voting at IllinoisTop200.com… beating out award-winning performers like Gene Hackman, Charlton Heston and Marlon Brando.
Van Dyke grew up in Danville before gaining fame in the classic 1960s sitcom that was named for him… as well as successful runs on Broadway and in such films as “Mary Poppins.”
Voting is now underway in the category of top entertainers… covering comics, dancers, behind-the-scenes creative geniuses, and more. You can weigh in at IllinoisTop200.com.