Dick Van Dyke is living up to his reputation as one of Hollywood’s most affable and legendary stars after the 95-year-old was spotted handing out wads of cash to people in need amid the
The beloved Mary Poppins star, who played chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 classic alongside Julie Andrews, gave back to members of his community while running errands in Malibu on Tuesday afternoon.
The actor stopped by the Malibu Community Labor Exchange on Civic Center Way, a non profit organization that helps people find day jobs in the area.
Giving back: Dick Van Dyke was spotted handing out wads of cash to people in need after running errands in his Malibu neighborhood Tuesday
The 95-year-old beloved Mary Poppins star stopped by a bank to withdraw money to hand out to local job seekers struggling during the pandemic
Van Dyke left a small group of job seekers stunned after parking outside the facility and handing out bills from his car window to people waiting in line for employment.
The generous act comes as millions of Americans have been struggling to make ends meet after losing their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Van Dyke himself is considered to be at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 due to his elder age, but seemed undeterred and in high spirits as he helped out those in need.
Earlier in the day, the star was seen picking up groceries from his local CVS pharmacy.
He later stopped by a bank to withdraw a bundle of cash to distribute to people at the center.
The actor drove himself to the Malibu Community Labor Exchange where he gave out cash to people waiting on line from his car window
The small group of job-seekers appeared to be touched by the generous act
The generous act comes as millions of Americans have been struggling to make ends meet after losing their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic
The facility is a non profit organization that helps locals find day jobs in the area
It is unknown how much money the actor handed out, but it was clear the recipients were touched by his heartwarming act of kindness.
The actor wore a green fleece jacket, track pants, sneakers, and protected himself with kiss-patterned face mask during the outing.
Van Dyke is considered an Hollywood icon known for playing various roles that date back to the 1950s.
Earlier in the day, Van Dyke was spotted picking up groceries at a local CVS pharmacy
He was dressed in green fleece jacket, track pants, sneakers, and protected himself with kiss-patterned face mask
Dick Van Dyke is known for playing beloved chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 classic alongside Julie Andrews
He has continued to star in films and television roles even as a nonagenarian.
Besides his standout role in Poppins, Missouri-born Dick is known for a string of other huge hits during his glittering career that has spanned seven decades.
He played major roles in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, What A Way To Go, The Morning After, The Dick Van Dyke Show alongside Mary Tyler Moore and The Carol Burnett Show, to name a few.
He has been married to second wife Arlene Silver, who is 46 years his junior at 49, since 2012.
Van Dyke was previously married to Michelle Triola Marvin until her death in 2009.
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