Dick Van Patten

Dick Van Patten
1928 - 2015

Dick Van Patten  American Actor


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American Actor Dick Van Patten was born Richard Vincent Van Patten on 9th December, 1928 in New York, New York, USA and passed away on 23rd Jun 2015 Santa Monica, California aged 86. He is most remembered for Eight Is Enough, Love Boat. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dick Van Patten was in 7 on-screen matchups, including Cloris Leachman in The Facts of Life (1979), Betty Buckley in Eight Is Enough (1977), Joyce Van Patten in Diagnosis Murder (1993), Diana Hyland in Eight Is Enough (1977) and Lois Nettleton in The Facts of Life (1979).

Dick Van Patten is a member of the following lists: Businesspeople from Los Angeles, People from Kew Gardens, Queens and People associated with animal welfare.


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Married1 62 years, 5 months - -
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First Name Dick
Middle Name Vincent
Last Name Van Patten
Full Name at Birth Richard Vincent Van Patten
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th December, 1928
Birthplace New York, New York, USA
Died 23rd June, 2015
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Diabetes
Height 5' 9½" (177 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Businessman, And Animal Welfare Advocate
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Eight Is Enough, Love Boat
Year(s) Active 1937–present, 1935–2015
Father Richard Byron Van Patten
Mother Josephine Rose Acerno
Brother Tim Van Patten (younger half bro)
Sister Joyce Van Patten
Family Member Nels Van Patten (son), James Van Patten (son), Vincent Van Patten (son), Martin Balsam (bro in law), Talia Balsam (niece)
Friend Robert Evans

Richard Vincent "Dick" Van Patten (December 9, 1928 – June 23, 2015) was an American actor, businessman, and animal welfare advocate, best known for his role as patriarch Tom Bradford on the ABC television comedy-drama Eight Is Enough.

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Dick Van Patten86 SagittariusActor
Pat Van Patten-Actress
Rita Moreno86 SagittariusActress
Puerto Rican


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
NelsMale195563 years oldPat Van Patten
JamesMale7th October, 195661 years oldPat Van Patten
VincentMale17th October, 195760 years oldPat Van Patten


Hot in Cleveland2010LesterTV Show
Opposite Day2009Jack BensonMovie
The Christmas Conspiracy2008NarratorShort Film
The Sarah Silverman Program.2007Dr. Eddie HackmeyerTV Show
Freezerburn2005Alan MerkelMovie
Quiet Kill2004Frank RubinMovie
The Sure Hand of God2004Jamie DentonMovie
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Dick Van PattenMovie
Arrested Development2003Cal CullenTV Show
Groom Lake2002Irv BarnettMovie
Another Pretty Face2002Levi DownsTV Movie
The Santa Trap2002Santa ClausTV Movie
Big Brother Trouble2000Captain StaceyMovie
The Price of Air2000Mr. RyeMovie
Angel on Abbey Street1999PreacherMovie
Evasive Action1998Parole OfficerMovie
Family Guy1998Tom BradfordTV Show
That '70s Show1998MurphTV Show
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998Sid GlackenTV Show
Buckle Up1998Short Film
The Weird Al Show1997The BurglarTV Show
For Goodness Sake II1996Game Show HostMovie
Love Is All There Is1996Dr. RodinoMovie
7th Heaven1996James Rodgers, Sr.TV Show
A Dangerous Place1995PrincipalMovie
Maybe This Time1995JackTV Show
Burke's Law1994TV Show
Heaven Help Us1994SpencerTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Eb, JerryTV Show
Robin Hood: Men in Tights1993The AbbotMovie
The Odd Couple: Together Again1993RoyTV Movie
Boy Meets World1993Amish FarmerTV Show
Diagnosis Murder1993Monty EmersonTV Show
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993Orphanage Worker, SantaTV Show
The Golden Palace1992TaylorTV Show
Body Trouble1992MaxMovie
Final Embrace1992LarchMovie
'Weird Al' Yankovic: Smells Like Nirvana1992Audience MemberMovie
WIOU1990Floyd GrahamTV Show
An Eight Is Enough Wedding1989Tom BradfordTV Movie
Jake Spanner, Private Eye1989The CommodoreTV Movie
Baywatch1989Henry, SamTV Show
McGee and Me!1989GrahamTV Show
Going to the Chapel1988RickMovie
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking1988Greg The Glue ManMovie
14 Going on 301988Principal John LooniesTV Movie
Spaceballs1987King RolandMovie
Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion1987Tom BradfordTV Movie
Rags to Riches1987Phil JohnsonTV Show
A Mouse, a Mystery and Me1987SantaTV Movie
Combat High1986PrincipalTV Movie
Picnic1986Howard BevansTV Movie
The Midnight Hour1985Martin GrenvilleTV Movie
Growing Pains1985Nick SimpsonTV Show
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency1984MayorTV Movie
Crazy Like a Fox1984TV Show
Finder of Lost Loves1984Alan NettlesTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984District Atty. Fred WhittakerTV Show
The New Mike Hammer1984Judge Charles R. BamerTV Show
Hotel1983Frasier Pratt, Herbert PittsTV Show
Masquerade1983TV Show
High Powder1982Tom ReedTV Movie
Lunch Wagon1981Bernie Simmons (uncredited)Movie
Too Close for Comfort1980ArthurTV Show
Nutcracker Fantasy1979King Goodwin (voice)Movie
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker1979Herb ThurstonTV Movie
The Facts of Life1979Frank StickleTV Show
With This Ring1978Alvin AndrewsTV Movie
High Anxiety1977Dr. WentworthMovie
CHiPs1977Dick Van PattenTV Show
Eight Is Enough1977Tom BradfordTV Show
The Love Boat1977Charlie Dillinger, George Hayes, The Great StelliniTV Show
Freaky Friday1976Harold JenningsMovie
Gus1976Cal WilsonMovie
The Shaggy D.A.1976RaymondMovie
Treasure of Matecumbe1976The GamblerMovie
The Love Boat1976ONeil the DoctorTV Movie
CPO Sharkey1976PsychiatristTV Show
Gibbsville1976Patrick MalloyTV Show
The Tony Randall Show1976Myron C. DobbsTV Show
What's Happening!!1976Mr. ClaxtonTV Show
Charo and the Sergeant1976ChaplainTV Movie
Ace1976Mr. MasonTV Movie
The Strongest Man in the World1975V.P. Harry CrumplyMovie
Ellery Queen1975Billy GeeterTV Show
Hot L Baltimore1975A.J. HornTV Show
One Day at a Time1975FrankTV Show
Phyllis1975WalterTV Show
Wonder Woman1975Jack WoodTV Show
When Things Were Rotten1975Friar TuckTV Show
Grandpa Max1975Mr. UngerTV Movie
Ladies of the Corridor1975Mr. HumphriesTV Movie
Chopper One1974Arnie NolanTV Show
Happy Days1974Hunsberger, Mr. ConnersTV Show
Kolchak: The Night Stalker1974Alfred BrindleTV Show
Sierra1974EdTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Harry Green, PalmerTV Show
Young Love1974April's FatherTV Movie
Ernie, Madge and Artie1974TV Movie
Soylent Green1973Usher #1Movie
Superdad1973Ira KushawMovie
Adam's Rib1973Commissioner HoytTV Show
Barnaby Jones1973Melvin Pearson, Merle OvertonTV Show
The Girl with Something Extra1973Mr.MorganTV Show
Thicker Than Water1973JohnTV Show
Acts of Love and Other Comedies1973Larry Grogman (uncredited)TV Movie
Beware! The Blob1972Scoutmaster AdlemanMovie
Dirty Little Billy1972Berle's CustomerMovie
Joe Kidd1972Hotel ManagerMovie
Snowball Express1972Mr. CarruthersMovie
Banacek1972Donald MorganTV Show
Emergency!1972Carter Merkle, Morris MeersTV Show
Hec Ramsey1972Earl EnrightTV Show
Maude1972Gordon ColemanTV Show
Sanford and Son1972HamlinTV Show
The Brian Keith Show1972Jerry MasonTV Show
The Paul Lynde Show1972Dr. Willis, WollnerTV Show
The Rookies1972Mr. Fullmer, WaldonTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972John Collins, Sterling, Thurman BarberTV Show
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home1972TV Show
The Don Rickles Show1972DavidTV Show
The Crooked Hearts1972Edward, The Desk ClerkTV Movie
Heidi in the Mountains1972Various (English version, voice)Movie
Making It1971WarrenMovie
Zachariah1971The DudeMovie
Banyon1971Earl GiffordTV Show
Cannon1971George AbelTV Show
Great Performances1971RaymondTV Show
McMillan & Wife1971HenryTV Show
The New Dick Van Dyke Show1971Max Mathias, Mr. ComptonTV Show
The Partners1971Sgt. Nelson HiggenbottomTV Show
Confessions of a Top Crime Buster1971Sgt. Nelson HiggenbottomTV Show
Arnie1970Walter GranscogTV Show
Love, American Style1969George (segment "Love and the Parent's Sake"), Jack (segment 'Love and the Particular Girl'), Lavern Veemer (segment "Love and the Tycoon")TV Show
Medical Center1969Dr. Feldman, Dr. Whittaker, Man at HotelTV Show
The Governor & J.J.1969Bertrum BannisterTV Show
Charly1968Bert (as Richard Van Patten)Movie
Adam-121968Harry CurtisTV Show
The Doris Day Show1968April's Father, SamTV Show
The Secret Dream Models of Oliver Nibble1967Oliver Nibble (as John Acerno)Short Film
That Girl1966Mr. Morse, Race AnnouncerTV Show
I Dream of Jeannie1965Market ClerkTV Show
Violent Midnight1963Police Lt. PalmerMovie
Insight1960Frank, Jerry, JoeyTV Show
Rawhide1959Matt RestonTV Show
Mike Hammer1958Paul SterovskyTV Show
Naked City1958CarhopTV Show
Young Dr. Malone1958Larry Renfrew (1961-1962)TV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Dr. MichaelsonTV Show
The Silent Service1957Lt. Tom HadleyTV Show
Mama1949Nels, Nels HansenTV Show
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