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Dick Van Patten

Stage Manager, Performer
( b. Dec 09, 1928 Kew Gardens, New York, USA - d. Jun 23, 2015 Santa Monica, California, USA ) Male
Also known as: Dickie Van Patten
Richard Vincent Van Patten [Birthname]
Relations: Brother of Joyce Van Patten
Father of James Van Patten

Biography: Dick Van Patten was born Richard Vincent Van Patten on December 9, 1928 in Queens, New York to Byron Van Patten and Josephine Rose. He married Patricia Poole, with whom he had three sons: Nels, Jimmy and Vincent.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Charly," "High Anxiety," "Spaceballs," "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," "Joe Kidd," "Westworld," "Soylent Green," and "Freaky Friday." Television credits include: "Thieves," "Happy Days," "Love, American Style," "The Streets of San Francisco," "Hot in Cleveland," "Eight Is Enough," and "The Love Boat."

Other Awards: Received a star on the Walk of Fame in 1985.

Trivia:
He founded Natural Balance, a pet food company, in 1989.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Thieves
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [Charlie]
Apr 07, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975
But, Seriously...
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [The Hon. Newton Prince]
Feb 27, 1969 - Mar 01, 1969
Lovers and Other Strangers
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [Hal]
Sep 18, 1968 - Nov 16, 1968
A Very Rich Woman
[Play, Original]
  • Stage Manager: Dick Van Patten
  • Understudy: Dick Van Patten
Sep 30, 1965 - Oct 23, 1965
Have I Got a Girl for You!
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [Ruby Pulaski]
Dec 02, 1963 - Dec 02, 1963
Mister Roberts
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten
        Ensign Pulver - Replacement
Feb 18, 1948 - Jan 06, 1951
O Mistress Mine
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [Michael Brown]
Jan 23, 1946 - May 31, 1947
The Wind Is Ninety
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Ernie Sheffield]
Jun 21, 1945 - Sep 22, 1945
Too Hot for Maneuvers
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Sergeant Walter Burrows]
May 02, 1945 - May 06, 1945
Decision
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Felix]
Feb 02, 1944 - Jun 17, 1944
The Snark Was a Boojum
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Elwood]
Sep 01, 1943 - Sep 04, 1943
The Skin of Our Teeth
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Telegraph Boy]
Nov 18, 1942 - Sep 25, 1943
The Land Is Bright
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Timothy Kincaid]
Oct 28, 1941 - Jan 03, 1942
The Lady Who Came to Stay
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Roger]
Jan 02, 1941 - Jan 04, 1941
The Woman Brown
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Peter Brown]
Dec 08, 1939 - Dec 16, 1939
The American Way
[Play, Spectacle, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [Karl Gunther, Age 9]
Jul 17, 1939 - Sep 23, 1939
The American Way
[Play, Spectacle, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Karl Gunther, Age 9, Child]
Jan 21, 1939 - Jun 1939
Run Sheep Run
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Nine]
Nov 03, 1938 - Nov 1938
On Borrowed Time
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Dick Van Patten [Boy in Tree]
Feb 03, 1938 - Nov 05, 1938
The Eternal Road
[Musical, Spectacle, Original]
  • Performer: Dickie Van Patten [Isaac]
Jan 07, 1937 - May 15, 1937
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Dick Van Patten
        Cap'n Andy - Replacement (Nov 1996 - ?)
Mar 14, 1996 - Jan 11, 1998
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