Since his stroke in 2004 [lastfm]Dick Clark[/lastfm] has been kept pretty well sheltered from his fans by staff members. Last week a few fans witnessed the real [lastfm]Dick Clark[/lastfm]. It all started as the 80 year old wheelchair-bound legend arrived at New York City hot spot Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel to have dinner with his wife Kari. During the meal, members of his staff kept guests asking for autographs and offering well wishes away from Dick. Once he noticed what was going on, he invited the fans over to chat. Ever the class act, Dick Clark still has time for his fans.