It's hard to believe it's been 30 years since Dick Van Patten graced our television screens as patriarch Tom Bradford in Eight Is Enough. So what is the 82-year-old up to today? Still acting! In the latest gallery from Snakkle.com, see where Van Patten and his co-stars from TV's first dramedy have landed, including Willie Aames and Adam Rich. Who made it to Broadway and who headed to Celebrity Fit Club? See the gallery here.
A Valentine's Day party honoring Dick Van Patten and wife Pat on their 53-year marriage brought out a legendary bunch full of wise words (and lectures!) for the young Hollywood set.As for what keeps a Hollywood marriage together for 53 years, Van Patten joked, "The reason why we're so happy is because we go out twice a week to a candlelight dinner with soft music playing in the background. I go on Monday, and she goes on Fridays." On a more serious note, the Eight Is Enough patriarch remarked that, after all these years, he still finds his wife to be the love of his life. "She's a doll, an angel. She's so pretty, her looks just drive me crazy. I'm very happy," he said.Feted at the Hancock Park mansion of friend and swimwear designer Carol Wior, the couple was surrounded by friends including Connie Stevens, Charlene Tilton, fashion critic Richard "Mr." Blackwell and former Catwoman Julie Newmar. So what do these "been there, done that" luminaries have to say about the current crop of...