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Dick Van Dyke cancels LA show due to injury

December 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Actor Dick Van Dyke had to cancel an upcoming musical show because of an ankle injury.The 85-year-old star was set to perform a musical memoir at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. It's a career retrospective that was scheduled to run through Jan.16.

The actor injured his Achilles' tendon, then aggravated it Thursday night during a preview performance.

Van Dyke said he will have to be off his feet for awhile and thanked everyone for their understanding and support.