Since 1972, he served as the producer and host of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.
After Clark suffered a stroke in 2004, he was left partially paralysed with impaired speech. However, he still continued to do the New Year's countdown in Times Square joined by Ryan Seacrest.
Known as ''America's Oldest Teenager", Clark won a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Peabody Award for his work.
He is also an inductee of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, National Radio Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame and Broadcasting Magazine Hall of Fame.