Margie Willet was born in 1927 in Danville, U.S.A. She holds the American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. She met her husband, Van Dyke in Danville, the same place where she grew up. The couple met each other in 1947 and started dating each other.
After dating each other for just a month, the couple was engaged. Afterward, the duo moved to Los Angeles where they tied the knot.
Margie was pretty uptight in sharing her details to the outer world including media and public. Although she was married to one of the most prominent personalities of Hollywood, she has still managed to keep it secret from her fans and paparazzi.
Margie Willet who is no more with us was a charming lady with fair skin, blue eye color, and brown hair color. However, we are unknown about her body measurements.
The beautiful lady, Margie Willet was happily married to Dick Van Dyke. The duo dated for just a month and was engaged. Afterward, they moved to Los Angeles and tied the knot in 1948. The couple was suffering from addiction at the time of their marriage. Margie was addicted to drugs whereas, Van Dyke was addicted to alcohol. Both of them sought treatment for the addictions at the same rehabilitation center.
Later her husband, Van Dyke feel in love with his agent secretary Michelle Triola. Their relation was kept secret until Van himself clear about the affair. This created a vast difference between the couple which resulted in their divorce.
After the divorce, Van Dyke moved on with his partner Michelle Triola but remained unmarried. Their relationship lasted for 30 years. Later on, in 2009, Michelle died of lung cancer. The actor also stayed single for a while before he again found a love of his life named Arlene Silver. Arlene is one of the youngest makeup artists in Hollywood. Arlene was just 40 years old, and Van Dyke was 86 years old at the time of their marriage.
Margie and Dick Van were blessed with four children. They are Barry Van Dyke, Carrie Beth Van Dyke, Stacy Van Dyke, and Christian Van Dyke. Earlier in their marriage, Willet lost twins due to miscarriage. The couple also has a total of ten grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Willet’s son named Barry Van Dyke is also an actor, just like his father, Dick Van. He followed his father footsteps to pursue his career in the field of acting.
As we all know that Margie was married to Dick Van Dyke. So after marriage, she got addicted to drugs. Due to which later on, she was sent to the rehabilitation center. In 2005, Margie Willet was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the age of 81. So, after suffering for a year, she passed away on November 24, 2006.
Although Margie and Van Dyke were already separated, Van said that her death was heartbreaking for him.