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Pat Van Patten

Pat Van Patten was born as Patricia Poole. She is an actress, known for The Bodyguard (1992), Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) and Quiet Kill (2004). She was previously married to Dick Van Patten. See full bio »


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Known For

The Bodyguard
The Bodyguard Woman in Restaurant
Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas Cigarette Guest
Quiet Kill
Quiet Kill Karen Rubin
The Break
The Break Spectator


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 2004 Quiet Kill
Karen Rubin
 2004 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Mrs. Rodgers
- Two Weddings, an Engagement and a Funeral (2004) ... Mrs. Rodgers (as Patricia Van Patten)
 1995 The Break
 1992 The Bodyguard
Woman in Restaurant
 1989 An Eight Is Enough Wedding (TV Movie)
Mrs. Fulbright
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Head Nurse
- Murder in the Electric Cathedral (1986) ... Head Nurse
 1980 Herbie Goes Bananas
Cigarette Guest (as Patricia Van Patten)
 1978 Maneaters Are Loose! (TV Movie)
Clarissa Pennington
 1978 Alice (TV Series)
Joan Pringle
- The Bus (1978) ... Joan Pringle
 1977 Have I Got a Christmas for You (TV Movie)
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Alma Findlay
- Christmas (1977) ... Alma Findlay (as Patricia Van Patten)
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
- Please Don't Send Flowers (1972) ... Cookie (as Patricia Van Patten)
 1972 The Partners (TV Series)
Raquel Higgenbottom
- Headlines for Higgenbottom (1972) ... Raquel Higgenbottom
Hide Hide Show Show Self (6 credits)
 2005 TV Land Confidential (TV Series documentary)
- Writing, Rehearsing & Recording (2005) ... Herself
 2004 Living in TV Land (TV Series documentary)
- Dick Van Patten (2004) ... Herself
 1986 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 1983 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Dom DeLuise (1983) ... Herself
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - Mrs. Dick Van Patten
- Episode #17.180 (1979) ... Herself - Mrs. Dick Van Patten
 1979 The Hollywood Squares (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 June 1979 (1979) ... Herself
- Episode dated 4 May 1979 (1979) ... Herself
- Episode dated 3 May 1979 (1979) ... Herself
- Episode dated 2 May 1979 (1979) ... Herself
- Episode dated 1 May 1979 (1979) ... Herself

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Alternate Names:

Patricia Van Patten

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Mother of actors Nels Van Patten, James Van Patten and Vincent Van Patten. See more »

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