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Dick van Patten

Tom Bradford in Eight is enough !

Photos Dick van Patten Birth name: Richard van Patten
Birth date: 1928/12/09
Date of death : 2015/06/23 (87 years old)
Birth place : New York, USA

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Biography for Dick van Patten

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Filmography

Title Role
Crossing the King's Highway (2006) (pre-production)
Freezerburn (2005) (post-production) Alan Merkel
Quiet Kill (2004) Frank Rubin
The Sure Hand of God (2004) Jamie Denton
The Santa Trap (2002) (TV) Santa Claus
Another Pretty Face (2002) (TV) Levi Downs
Groom Lake (2002) Irv Barnett
The Price of Air (2000) Mr. Rye
Big Brother Trouble (2000) Captain Stacey
Angel on Abbey Street (1999) Preacher
Evasive Action (1998) Parole Officer
Love Is All There Is (1996) Dr. Rodino
Demolition High (1996) General Wainwright
A Dangerous Place (1995) Principal
The Odd Couple: Together Again (1993) (TV) Roy
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) The Abbot
Body Trouble (1992) Max
Final Embrace (1992) Larch
WIOU (1990) TV Series Floyd Graham
Jake Spanner, Private Eye (1989) (TV) The Commodore
An Eight Is Enough Wedding (1989) (TV) Tom Bradford
Going to the Chapel (1988) (TV) Rick
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988) Greg The Glue Man (Sweden)
14 Going on 30 (1988) (TV)
Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (1987) (TV) Tom Bradford
Spaceballs (1987) King Roland
Combat High (1986) (TV) Principal
Picnic (1986) (TV) Howard Bevans
The Midnight Hour (1985) (TV) Martin Grenville
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (1984) (TV) Mayor
The Fairest of Them All (1983) (TV) Host
High Powder (1982) (TV) Tom Reed
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979) (TV) Herb Thurston
Nutcracker Fantasy (1979) (voice) King Goodwin
With This Ring (1978) (TV) Alvin Andrews
High Anxiety (1977) Dr. Philip Wentworth
Eight Is Enough (1977) TV Series Tom Bradford
Freaky Friday (1976) Mr. Harold Jennings
The Shaggy D.A. (1976) Raymond, Slade's Assistant
The Love Boat (1976) (TV) O'Neil, the Doctor
Gus (1976) Cal Wilson
Treasure of Matecumbe (1976) The Gambler
When Things Were Rotten (1975) TV Series Friar Tuck
The Strongest Man in the World (1975) Harry
Ernie, Madge and Artie (1974) (TV)
A Memory of Two Mondays (1974) (TV) Raymond
The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971) TV Series Max (1973-1974)
Superdad (1973) Ira Kushaw
Westworld (1973) Banker
Soylent Green (1973) Usher #1
Snowball Express (1972) Mr. Carruthers
Dirty Little Billy (1972) Berle's customer
The Crooked Hearts (1972) (TV) Edward, the desk clerk
Hec Ramsey (1972) (TV) Earl Enright
Joe Kidd (1972) Hotel manager
Beware! The Blob (1972) Scoutmaster
The Partners (1971) TV Series Sergeant Higgenbottom (1971-1972)
Making It (1971) Warren
Zachariah (1971) The Dude
Charly (1968) (as Richard Van Patten) Bert
Psychomania (1964) Palmer
Young Dr. Malone (1958) TV Series Larry Renfrew (1961-1962)
Mama (1949) TV Series Nels Hansen (1949-1957)

Trivia

Former child and juvenile actor, still performing.

Father of actor James Van Patten, with whom he appeared in Lunch Wagon (1980).

He appeared in 'Weird Al' Yankovic' 's "Smells Like Nirvana" and "Bedrock Anthem" music videos.

He was cast in "Eight Is Enough" (1977) because he was friends with the president of ABC, the network which ran the show. The producers wanted another actor for the part, but Van Patten was cast.

Honorary mayor of Sherman Oaks, California, USA. [2001]

Tom Bradford, Van Patten's character on "Eight Is Enough" (1977), was ranked #33 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].

Quotes

Citations de Dick Van Patten sur l'annulation de la série Huit ça suffit : "Personne ne m'a appelé pour me dire qu'elle était décommadée. Je l'ai lu dans la presse."

Family

Father of actors Nels Van Patten, James Van Patten and Vincent Van Patten.

Father-in-law of Shana Hiatt, Nancy Valen and Eileen Davidson.

Brother of actress Joyce Van Patten. They appeared together as children in Reg'lar Fellers (1941), and, decades later, in Making It (1971).

Half-brother of Timothy Van Patten. Uncle of Talia Balsam.

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by donovan
  • Last update: 01/05/2007 by tiger08

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