He has a line of pet foods called Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Pet Foods. The privately held company founded by Van Patten and drummer Joey Herrick sold $30 million worth of premium dog and cat foods in 2002, and has agreements to deliver food for carnivores to the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park. Van Patten's Natural ...
John Acerno | John Irwin | Richard Van Patten | Dick Van Patton
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
[on the 1981 cancellation of Eight Is Enough
(1977)] Nobody called me to tell me it was canceled. I read it in the paper.
He was cast in Eight Is Enough
(1977) because he was friends with the president of ABC, the network which ran the show. The producers wanted another actor for the part, but Van Patten was cast.