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Dick Patterson (I) (1929–1999)

Comedian and song and dance man of Broadway musicals, film and television. After making his Broadway debut in David Merrick's "Vintage '60", Patterson appeared in "The Billy Barnes People", the national touring company of "Bye Bye Birdie" and opposite Carol Burnett in "Fade Out, Fade in". His last musical was "Smile", a spoof of beauty pageants. ... See full bio »

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Grease Mr. Rudie
Grease 2
Grease 2 Mr. Spears
A Matter of Innocence
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 1991 Columbo (TV Series)
Master of Ceremonies
- Death Hits the Jackpot (1991) ... Master of Ceremonies
 1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
- The Reel Charlie Moore (1990) ... Lou
 1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Rod Harvey
- It Ain't All It's Cracked up to Be (1990) ... Rod Harvey
 1988 Small Wonder (TV Series)
Dr. Jim Anderson
- Mommie Dearest (1988) ... Dr. Jim Anderson
 1987 Max Headroom (TV Series)
- Academy (1987) ... Judge
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
- The Couch (1985)
 1985 Lots of Luck (TV Movie)
 1983 Sunset Limousine (TV Movie)
Howard Chase
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Trauma (1983)
 1982 Grease 2
Mr. Spears
 1981 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Michael Merrit
- Child's Play (1981) ... Michael Merrit
 1981 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
The Man
- Mister Big (1981) ... The Man
 1980 Can't Stop the Music
Record Store Manager
 1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
The Businessman
- Tow Truck Lady (1980) ... The Businessman
 1979 The Bad News Bears (TV Series)
- Three's a Crowd (1979) ... Peter
 1979 Happy Days (TV Series)
Skip Oliver
- Stolen Melodies (1979) ... Skip Oliver
 1978 Grease
Mr. Rudie
 1978 Operation Petticoat (TV Series)
Captain Hoover
- The Instant Ensign (1978) ... Captain Hoover
 1975 Karen (TV Series)
- A Day in the Life (1975) ... Danny
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Mr. Secretary
 1974 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Sketch Performer
- Episode #8.10 (1974) ... Sketch Performer
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Stephan Wald
- The Devil's Platform (1974) ... Stephan Wald
 1974 The Brian Keith Show (TV Series)
- A Star Is Sean (1974) ... Stanley
 1973 Here We Go Again (TV Series)
 1968-1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Steve Thompson / Coach Hennessy / Dick Dunkirk / ...
- Lucy Is Really in a Pickle (1973) ... Steve Thompson
- Lucy and Joe Namath (1972) ... Coach Hennessy
- Lucy's Lucky Day (1971) ... Dick Dunkirk
- Lucy, the Matchmaker (1968) ... Mr. Morton
 1972 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Bill Ellsworth
- The Former Mr. Preston (1972) ... Bill Ellsworth
 1969-1972 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Boomerang") / Phil (segment "Love and the Wake-Up Girl") / John (segment "Love and the Baker's Half Dozen") / ...
- Love and the Anxious Mama/Love and the Boomerang/Love and the Private Eye (1972) ... (segment "Love and the Boomerang")
- Love and the Dating Computer/Love and the Busy Husband/Love and the Watchdog (1969) ... Harry (segment "Love and the Busy Husband")
 1970-1971 Room 222 (TV Series)
Jackson Baker
- The Valediction (1970) ... Jackson Baker
 1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
- The Wings of an Angel (1971) ... Albert
- When in Rome, Don't (1971) ... Albert
 1970 Nancy (TV Series)
 1970 Flip (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1970)
 1970 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
 1970 The Silent Force (TV Series)
- The Wax Jungle (1970) ... Johnny
 1969 Family Affair (TV Series)
Tony Brooks
- My Man, the Star (1969) ... Tony Brooks
 1969 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Dick Parker
- Win-A-Date (1969) ... Dick Parker
 1967 A Matter of Innocence
Rick Preston
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
- The Expendable Agent (1967) ... Chain
 1967 Hey, Landlord (TV Series)
Dave Raymond
- The Screen Queen Quiz (1967) ... Dave Raymond
 1966 The Recruiters (TV Movie)
 1966 The Hero (TV Series)
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Jeffrey Berry
- My Son, the Doctor (1966) ... Dr. Jeffrey Berry
 1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Marty King
- Lucy Helps Danny Thomas (1965) ... Marty King
 1964 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Stevie Parsons
- The Pen Is Mightier Than the Mouth (1964) ... Stevie Parsons
 1964 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Mr. Cassidy
- The Very Old Antique (1964) ... Mr. Cassidy
 1964 Combat! (TV Series)
- The Hostages (1964) ... Barnarbo
 1963 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Douglas Ginzer
- That Little Old Matchmaker, Martin (1963) ... Douglas Ginzer
 1963 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Bunny Baxter
- Almost the Sound of Music (1963) ... Bunny Baxter
 1961 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1961) ... Barber
 1961 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
- Birth of a Salesman (1961) ... Wally
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Ray Turner
- Dead Air (1961) ... Ray Turner
 1961 Dondi
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
- Dance Marathon (1961) ... Herbie
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
- Millionaire Jackson Greene (1959) ... Ahmed
 1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Laundry Driver
- Anything for a Friend (1959) ... Laundry Driver
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He starred with Elliott Reid and Dick Curtis in an unsold comedy pilot called "The Recruiters", about three men from different branches of the U.S. Armed Forces who were forced to share a tiny Times Square recruiting booth.

Alternate Names:

Bennett and Patterson

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Appeared in many episodes of The Carol Burnett Show as a sketch comedy player, usually credited in voice-over audio in the end credits of Carol Burnett and Friends (the sketch comedy compilations show made from The Carol Burnett Show). Details are very hard to come by because the The Carol Burentt Show has only been partially released and in hodgepodge fashion, not season sets, each DVD ... See more »

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