Dick Van Dyke: 'I feel like Justin Bieber' at grandson's art show

Dick Van Dyke shared his own talents with viewers of such shows as "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and movies like "Mary Poppins." Now it's his grandson, Wes, son of Dick's son Barry, who's out in the public eye -- and his grandfather is loyally supporting him.

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Dick Van Dyke at his grandson's art show with son Barry.

Dick Van Dyke, 87, came to support Wes Van Dyke's display of paintings this weekend at the Malibu Arts Fest in Malibu, Calif. Wes Van Dyke, 28, creates and sells oil paintings, mainly of scenic landscapes. Another famous face, actor Pierce Brosnan, also came by the show.

"I feel like Justin Bieber," the elder Van Dyke joked, as fans flocked to take his photograph. On Monday, he tweeted, "Great turnout for my grandson's art show this weekend."

According to his website, Wes Van Dyke still paints using the easel given him by his grandparents when he was a teenager. He notes on his site that his grandparents and family have "supported and encouraged him from the beginning." His paintings take an average of 40 hours to complete.

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    At the age of 86, Van Dyke married Arlene Silver, his 40-year-old makeup artist. The two attended the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2012.
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    Mary Tyler Moore, left, reunites with Van Dyke, her co-star on "The Dick Van Dyke Show," on the New York set of "The Rachel Ray Show" on May 5, 2011.
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    Van Dyke poses with his actor sons, from left, Barry, Carey and Shane, upon their arrival at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' "Father's Day Salute to TV Dads" in North Hollywood on June 18, 2009.
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    Van Dyke's film career has been a healthy one. Here, he stars with Mickey Rooney and Bill Cobbs in a scene from "Night at the Museum."
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    Moore and Van Dyke reprise their roles as Laura and Rob Petrie in this scene from the "Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited." The reunion show aired May 10, 2004.
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    Van Dyke and his "Mary Poppins" co-star Julie Andrews celebrate the film's 40th Anniversary Edition DVD release party at El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 30, 2004.
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    Ted Danson and Van Dyke headlined the TV series "Becker," which ran from 1998-2004.
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    Not your average press shot! Moore and Van Dyke go the S&M route in a 1995 photo shot by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine's "TV Hall of Fame" issue.
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    Another notch on Van Dyke's TV belt was his stint as Dr. Mark Sloan in the CBS crime drama "Diagnosis Murder." The series, in which a doctor solved crimes in his spare time, aired from 1993 to 2001.
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    Van Dyke was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1993. If you look closely, you can spot a typo: His name is spelled "Vandyke." It was later fixed.
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    The hit show "Golden Girls" (starring Bea Arthur) played host to Van Dyke in 1989. He did a guest spot in the episode, "Love Under the Big Top" which might explain that clown nose.
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    Carl Reiner, right, guest stars on the short-lived 1976 series "Van Dyke and Company."
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    Based on the novel, "The Morning After" was a made-for-television movie about a public relations writer with a serious drinking problem. At the same time Van Dyke starred in the 1974 film, he admitted that he, too, was an alcoholic and was seeking treatment.
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    Airing on CBS from 1971-74, "The New Dick Van Dyke Show" -- and Angela Powell and Hope Lange -- was Van Dyke's first series return to television after "The Dick Van Dyke Show" ended.
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    Van Dyke teamed with Carl Reiner, his "Dick Van Dyke Show" writer, for Reiner's film "The Comic" in 1969. Van Dyke played a silent-film comic with an ego problem.
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    Van Dyke stars with Sally Ann Howes, Adrian Hall and Heather Ripley in the successful Disney musical "Chitty Chitty Bang" in 1968.
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    Van Dyke starred with Debbie Reynolds in the 1967 comedy "Divorce American Style," which followed a couple teetering on the edge of divorce, only to find out single life is pretty lonely.
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    In 1977, Van Dyke had an 11-episode run on "The Carol Burnett Show," and is shown here with, from left: Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry and Carol Burnett.
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    One of Van Dyke's less successful films was "Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N." The comedy about a Navy pilot who becomes a castaway was released in 1966.
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    Van Dyke received a Grammy Award in 1964 along with Julie Andrews for the "Mary Poppins" soundtrack.
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    Van Dyke and Moore pose backstage at the Palladium in Los Angeles with the Emmys for "The Dick Van Dyke Show" at the 16th annual awards show on May 25, 1964. They won the best actor and actress in a series.
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    One of Van Dyke's earliest Broadway roles was as Albert Peterson, the lead in "Bye Bye Birdie." It ran on Broadway from 1960-61.
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    Van Dyke will be recogized for his decades of work on the stage, television and in film at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 27, 2013.
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Wes' father, Barry, is Dick Van Dyke's second son, and played the son to his father's character on "Diagnosis: Murder" in the 1990s.

Dick Van Dyke received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in January. In May, he revealed that he was suffering from excruciatingly painful headaches, which he later attributed to his titanium dental implants.

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