Dick Van Patten. Richard Vincent Van Patten (December 9, 1928 – June 23, 2015) was an American actor, comedian, businessman, and animal welfare advocate, whose career spanned seven decades of television. He was best known for his role as patriarch Tom Bradford on the ABC television comedy-drama Eight Is Enough .
Dick Van Patten, Actor: Spaceballs. Dick Van Patten began acting as a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances at age seven in "Tapestry in Grey". After, he appeared in numerous films, including Freaky Friday (1976), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), and Spaceballs (1987). His television credits include his best-known role on the 1980s comedy-drama Eight Is Enough (1977),...
Dick Van Patten began acting as a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances at age seven in "Tapestry in Grey". After, he appeared in numerous films, including Freaky Friday (1976), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), and Spaceballs (1987).
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Dick Van Patten was born as Richard Vincent Van Patten in Queens, New York, on December 9, 1928 to Richard Byron Van Patten and Josephine Rose. He was the older brother of actress Joyce Van Patten and older half-brother of film director Tim Van Patten. He had Italian, Dutch, and English ancestry in his bloodline.
Jun 23, 2015 · Actor. He is best know for his role of Tom Bradford, the family patriarch in the television series Eight is Enough, which ran from 1977 to 1981. Born Richard Vincent Van Patten, his father was a furniture salesman, his mother was a Physical Education teacher, he developed a fondness for the theater and began...
Jun 23, 2015 · Dick Van Patten, best known as Tom Bradford, head of the Eight Is Enough family, has died at age 86. Van Patten’s sunny demeanor made him a beloved TV actor, and his performances were informed ...
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