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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 15 January 1955Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth NameRichard Nels Van Patten

Mini Bio (1)

Nels Van Patten was born on January 15, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Richard Nels Van Patten. He is an actor and producer, known for Summer School (1987), Grotesque (1988) and Backyard Dogs (2000). He has been married to Nancy Valen since October 9, 1994.

Spouse (1)

Nancy Valen (9 October 1994 - present)

Trivia (7)

Like his brother, Vincent Van Patten, he was a tennis pro.
Was named after his father's role, Nels Hansen, in the TV series Mama (1949).
Brother-in-law of Eileen Davidson and Shana Hiatt.
Farrah Fawcett's tennis instructor.
Ex-brother-in-law of Betsy Russell.

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