SL Trib: ‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘Diagnosis Murder’ star Dick Van Dyke added to Salt Lake Comic Con guest roster

(Salt Lake Tribune) He’s been a chimney sweep, a sketch-comedy writer, a teen idol’s manager and a mystery-solving doctor — and now Dick Van Dyke will be a guest at Salt Lake Comic Con.

The 91-year-old actor, singer, dancer, producer and writer is the latest name to be added to the roster of celebrity guests for the fifth annual pop-culture convention, set for Sept. 21-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City.

Van Dyke doesn’t often appear at fan conventions, Salt Lake Comic Con organizers said in announcing his booking Thursday (…)