Dick Van Patten, ‘Eight Is Enough’ Patriarch, Dies From Diabetes at 86

Dick Van Patten, ‘Eight Is Enough’ Patriarch, Dies From Diabetes at 86

Dick Van Patten, who starred as TV’s Eight Is Enough patriarch from 1977-1981 on ABC, has died on Tuesday, June 23, in Santa Monica, California from diabetes complications. He was 86. While the respected character actor was a familiar face in TV and movies for decades, his best-known role was that of Tom Bradford, the family […]