Obituary of Dick Van Patten

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Dick Van Patten

Richard Vincent Van Patten (born December 9th, 1928 in New York City, New York) was an TV Actor who was best known for staring in the patriarch on the American TV series "Eight is Enough". Dick died on June 23rd, 2015 and his death was a result of complications from diabetes. He was 86 years old when he passed.

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Dick Van Patten Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Van Patten, Richard Vincent
    • Common Name: Dick Van Patten
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: December 09, 1928
    • Age: 86 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Dick, Big Dick
    • Occupations:
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Prego Pasta Sauce
    • Favorite Color: Crimson (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Richard Vincent's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Richard Vincent Van Patten
    • Father: Richard Byron Van Patten
    • Mother: Josephine Rose (née Acerno)
    • Brother(s):
    • Sister(s):
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Pat Van Patten (néePoole, married 1954-2015, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Vincent Van Patten (born October 17, 1957)
      • Nels Van Patten (born January 15, 1955)
      • Jimmy Van Patten

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 23 2015 at age 86
  • Place: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Diabetes (related complications)
  • Interment: Buried in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles

Category Tags:

TV ActorFilm Actor American Born on December 9th Born in 1928 Born in New York Died in 2015 Died at age 86 Died from Diabetes

Quotable Quotes:

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."

"[on the 1981 cancellation of Eight Is Enough (1977)] Nobody called me to tell me it was canceled. I read it in the paper." (IMDB)

"The problem with our society is that our values aren't in the right place. There's an awful lot of bleeding and naked bodies on prime-time networks, but not nearly enough cable television on public programming."

"He had a powerful presence, and people found it hard not to like him. (V)"

"Richard Vincent Van Patten was a beloved actor whose lively spirit and genuine talent will continue to be cherished by fans for years to come. (V)"

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