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Dick Van Dyke going strong at 95! Mary Poppins star looks fit after workout in Malibu with wife

Beloved actor, singer and dancer Dick Van Dyke will turn 96 in December, and from the looks of things he’s still going strong.

The Hollywood legend appeared to be in great spirits when he was spotted leaving a fitness class in Malibu on Thursday with his wife of nine years, Arlene Silver, 50, by his side.

Even in his advanced years, the Mary Poppins star keeps both his body mind and body active and in fine tune through daily exercise routines at his Southern California home, as well as at his regular fitness classes.

Age defying: Looking fit and lean, Dick Van Dyke, 95, was all smiles when he left a fitness class in Malibu on Thursday with his wife Arlene Silver, 50, by his side

While following his wife’s lead, Van Dyke was all smiles after Thursday’s exercise session dressed in black sweatpants and a white polo-style short sleeve shirt.

The Missouri native, who began his career as an entertainer on radio and television in the 1940s, also wore white sneakers and sported a full beard and mustache. 

Still looking lean and fit, the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang icon walked with confidence, like a man half of his age, as the couple made their way to his parked car. He has been open about his need to stay active in his life and career. 

In fact, just three years ago he put his mind and body to the test by doing his own dance routines for his cameo in the film Mary Poppins Returns (2018), which included a move where he jumped up onto a desk, without any special effects. 

Sporty: Van Dyke appeared to be invigorated after his workout on Thursday dressed in black sweatpants, a white polo-style short sleeve shirt and white sneakers

Working it out: The actor, singer and dancer credits daily exercise for his longevity in life and his career

Sporty: Van Dyke appeared to be invigorated after his workout on Thursday dressed in black sweatpants, a white polo-style short sleeve shirt and white sneakers

Sporty: The Hollywood legend's wife also got in a workout dressed in black leggings and a purple sweatshirt over a grey t-shirt

Sporty: The Hollywood legend’s wife also got in a workout dressed in black leggings and a purple sweatshirt over a grey t-shirt

Silver, who also got in a workout at the class, looked sporty in black leggings and a purple sweatshirt over a grey t-shirt. 

The couple first met when Silver was working as a make-up artist at the SAG Awards in 2005. And like many people and fans, she was initially drawn to him, in part, by his infectious and beaming smile. 

She recalled to The Huffington Post: ‘I remember seeing Dick at the catering table with his bow tie and his big smile. Right when I sat down, he was sitting next to me. He said, “Hi, I’m Dick.” The first thing I asked him was, “Weren’t you in Mary Poppins?”‘

Their history: The couple, who will celebrate 10 years of marriage in February, first met when Silver was working as a make-up artist at the SAG Awards in 2005

Their history: The couple, who will celebrate 10 years of marriage in February, first met when Silver was working as a make-up artist at the SAG Awards in 2005

Long road: Van Dyke first got into the entertainment industry on radio and TV in the 1940s

Television star: Van Dyke saw mainstream success with his role on The Dick Van Dyke Show in the 1960s

Glowing: When they first met in 2005, Silver says she was initially drawn to him, in part, by his infectious and beaming smile 

Earlier this summer, Van Dyke’s career in entertainment was celebrated at the 43rd annual Kennedy Center Honors, where he was introduced by his longtime friend and colleague, Julie Andrews. 

Kennedy Center honorees are recognized for their contributions to American culture through the performing arts in music, dance, theater, opera, motion pictures, or television, and are confirmed by the Executive Committee of the Center’s Board of Trustees. 

During the ceremony, Van Dyke reflected on his time in show business, and how he has truly lived up to the old saying: ‘Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life…

‘All those numbers reminded me of how much fun I had over the years,’ he said at the prestigious event, adding, ‘I wasn’t working for a living – they were paying me to play!’      

Never working for a living: 'I wasn't working for a living – they were paying me to play!' the Hollywood legend professed during the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors over the summer

Never working for a living: ‘I wasn’t working for a living – they were paying me to play!’ the Hollywood legend professed during the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors over the summer

Living life: The legendary actor, singer and dancer refuses to retire

Still going: The actor's most recent project is a role in the upcoming film, Capture The Flag, which is currently in pre-production

Acclaimed: The Missouri native has earned five Emmys, a Tony, a Grammy, a BAFTA, the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award, and induction into the Television Hall Of Fame

During his career, that spans more than seven decades, Van Dyke earned five Emmys, a Tony, a Grammy, a BAFTA, the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award, and induction into the Television Hall Of Fame, which was due in large part to his role as Rob Petrie in The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966), as well as The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971-1974) and The Carol Burnett Show (1977). 

The actor’s most recent project is a role in the upcoming film, Capture The Flag, which is currently in pre-production. Van Dyke and Silver will celebrate 10 years of marriage next February.

He has four children: sons Barry and Christian and daughters Stacy and Carrie that were born during his first marriage to Margie Willett, which lasted from 1948 until their divorce in 1984.

The proud family man now also has five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

Amazing: Van Dyke was 92 when put his mind and body to the test by doing his own dance routines for his cameo in the film Mary Poppins Returns (2018), which included a move where he jumped up onto a desk, without any special effects

Amazing: Van Dyke was 92 when put his mind and body to the test by doing his own dance routines for his cameo in the film Mary Poppins Returns (2018), which included a move where he jumped up onto a desk, without any special effects

Honored: Julie Andrews introduced Van Dyke when he was celebrated at the 43rd annual Kennedy Center Honors over the summer; the longtime friends and colleagues are pictured in a scene from Mary Poppins (1964)

Honored: Julie Andrews introduced Van Dyke when he was celebrated at the 43rd annual Kennedy Center Honors over the summer; the longtime friends and colleagues are pictured in a scene from Mary Poppins (1964)

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