Caption: Still of Dick Van Patten in Spaceballs (1987)
Born: December 9, 1928
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Known for: Eight Is Enough (1977), Spaceballs (1987), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Westworld (1973)
Dick Van Patten has been acting since he was a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances, at age seven, in "Tapestry in Grey". Since then, he has appeared in many films, including Freaky Friday (1976), with Jodie Foster; Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) and Spaceballs (1987). His TV credits include his starring role on the hit 80's ...