‘Eight Is Enough’ Dad Dick Van Patten Dead at 86

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Dick Van Patten

Dick Van Patten, who starred as the patriarch of the Bradford family in the late 1970s show Eight is Enough, is dead at 86 from diabetes complications.

Van Patten also was a regular on the Love Boat for six years and “was a familiar face on American TV for decades.” More details on Newser