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Dick Van Patten

Richard Vincent "Dick" Van Patten (December 9, 1928 – June 23, 2015) was an American actor, businessman, and animal welfare advocate, best known for his role as patriarch Tom Bradford on the ABC television comedy-drama Eight Is Enough.

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My four friends were John Kerr, who became a star, Paul Newman, Jimmy Dean, and Jack Lemmon.

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People don't like to feed live mice and rats to their snakes. Now we have a regular meat food that t ...

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I've seen people that don't treat their animals well and yet their animals are still just as loving ...

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I was in 27 Broadway plays, and three of them got the Pulitzer Prize.

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I remember how my mom would take me on the subway from Queens to Broadway. We'd go to the offices of ...

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I've titled this book 'Eighty Is Not Enough' not just for the obvious play on words, but as a way of ...

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We waited until we perfected the dog food, and then we worked on the cat food. Even though it's not ...

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I got what they called a diabetic stroke. Here's what it is, my left hand and my left leg. You know ...

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I look back with a mix of emotions: sadness for the people who are gone, nostalgia for times that ha ...

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It was just an accident; I was never going to come out here.

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I'm always working on our home, but I want to keep the old look to it.

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I appreciate Eight is Enough. It made me recognizable.

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For nearly eight decades, I've had the great fortune of playing thousands of roles before millions o ...

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I never thought radio would fizzle out.

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The only honest reaction and true loyalty that we get is from our animals.

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