Dick Clark Dead of Massive Heart Attack at 82

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Dick Clark died Wednesday after suffering a massive heart attack.

“Entertainment Icon Dick Clark passed away this morning (Wednesday) at the age of 82 following a massive heart attack it was announced by his family,” his publicist said in a statement to CBS2. “Clark, 82, had entered St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica last night for an outpatient procedure. Attempts to resuscitate were unsuccessful. He is survived by his wife Kari and his three children, RAC, Duane and Cindy.”

As the host of American Bandstand, he brought music to millions of teenagers in the 1950s without alienating their parents.

Dick Clark Productions created thousands of hours of television, particularly awards shows such as the Golden Globes, Daytime Emmy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Get more on the story from CBSLosAngeles.com

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