Dick Van Patten

Dick Van Patten

Performer

Dick Van Patten, whose acting career began when he was a kid on Broadway and reached its pinnacle with the television series "Eight Is Enough," in which he played the kind, but often flustered father of guess-how-many children, died June 23 from diabetes complications in Santa Monica, CA.

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  • Also known as: Dickie Van Patten
  • Born: Dec 9, 1928 in Kew Gardens, NY
  • Death: Jun 23, 2015 in Santa Monica, CA

Roles (19)

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 4, 1978 The 32nd Annual Tony Awards - 1978 (1978)
Opened Jun 4, 1978
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
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Thieves Playbill - April 1974 Thieves (1974)
Opened Apr 7, 1974
  • as Charlie (Original)
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But, Seriously... Playbill - Feb 1969 But, Seriously... (1969)
Opened Feb 27, 1969
  • as The Hon. Newton Prince (Original)
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Lovers and Other Strangers Playbill - Sept 1968 Lovers and Other Strangers (1968)
Opened Sep 18, 1968
  • as Hal (Original)
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A Very Rich Woman Playbill - Sept 1965 A Very Rich Woman (1965)
Opened Sep 30, 1965
  • as (Understudy - Original)
  • Stage Manager
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Have I Got a Girl for You! Playbill - Dec 1963 Have I Got a Girl for You! (1963)
Opened Dec 2, 1963
  • as Ruby Pulaski (Original)
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O Mistress Mine Playbill - Jan 1946 O Mistress Mine (1946)
Opened Jan 23, 1946
  • as Michael Brown (Original)
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The Wind is Ninety Playbill - June 1945 The Wind Is Ninety (1945)
Opened Jun 21, 1945
  • as Ernie Sheffield (Original)
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Too Hot for Maneuvers Playbill - May 1945 Too Hot for Maneuvers (1945)
Opened May 2, 1945
  • as Sergeant Walter Burrows (Original)
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The Snark Was a Boojum Playbill - Sep 1943 The Snark Was a Boojum (1943)
Opened Sep 1, 1943
  • as Elwood (Original)
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