According to TMZ, famed TV producer, and “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” host — died from a massive heart attack this morning.
Clark’s rep told TMZ that the TV icon had been in St. John’s hospital in L.A. after undergoing an outpatient procedure last night. Clark suffered the “massive” heart attack following the procedure. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
Clark was 82.
Clark’s health had been on the decline since 2004 when he suffered a severe stroke. He retired from his hosting gig at “New Years’ Rockin’ Eve,” which he created in 1972.
Ryan Seacrest took over the celebratory show in 2006. Dick has appeared on the show sporadically ever since.