Dick Van Dyke, 93, Jokes at the 2019 Golden Globes: 'I Get a Really Good Job Every 50 Years'

PEOPLE.com | 1/6/2019 | Staff
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Dick Van Dyke just starred in his first role of 2019: Golden Globes presenter!

The actor, 93, took the stage with his Mary Poppins Returns costar Emily Blunt to present an intro about the movie, which was nominated for best motion picture, comedy or musical.

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The audience at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, gave Van Dyke a standing ovation as he made his way up. Blunt’s husband John Krasinski cheered on the actress and Van Dyke.

“I spotted Carol Burnett out there and I said, ‘My God, I know her!'” Van Dyke said when he got to the mic, receiving a chuckle from Burnett.

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Blunt complimented Van Dyke’s “superhuman” vision as he read from the teleprompter and she had to put on glasses.

Van Dyke, who starred in the 1964 musical Mary Poppins, returned in the 2018 sequel in a poignant cameo in which he reminds the audience all about the magic of the first film.

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“The minute I heard I was going to do a little number, that sold me,” Van Dyke told PEOPLE. “And I thought I could contribute by just being a little bit of a reminder of the original. And I think it turned out well. I got to jump up on a desk and do a dance number. It surprised everybody, but nobody was as surprised as I was. We did several takes of it, and I was just amazed. And I enjoyed it, of course.”

He talked about the brief appearance on the red carpet ahead of the 2019 Golden Globes.

“I get a really good...
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