Larry Mathews

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This article is about the American actor. For the Irish musician, see Larry Mathews (musician).
Larry Mathews
Born (1955-08-15) August 15, 1955 (age 61)
Burbank, California
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles

Larry Mathews (born on August 15, 1955 in Burbank, California)[1] is an American actor. He is known for his role as Richie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show.[2]

After the series ended in 1966, Larry Mathews left acting to pursue a more conventional childhood and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1976. He has also worked as an account executive and has appeared on numerous television programs to discuss his role on The Dick Van Dyke Show.

As an actor, Mathews appeared in The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004), reprising the role of Richie.[3]


  1. ^ "This day in history". August 15, 2011. Retrieved May 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Waldron, Vince (2001). The official Dick Van Dyke show book: the definitive history and ultimate viewer's guide to television's most enduring comedy. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 65. ISBN 978-1-55783-453-9. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Larry Mathews Accessed March 1, 2014

External links[edit]

Larry Mathews at the Internet Movie Database