Dick Van Patten of 'Eight is Enough' dies at 86: Entertainment Weekly

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Posted: Jun 23, 2015 12:08 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dick Van Patten, who starred as an amiable patriarch in the television comedy "Eight is Enough," has died at age 86, Entertainment Weekly reported on Tuesday.

The actor's representative said he died at a hospital in Santa Monica, California, of complications from diabetes, according to Entertainment Weekly.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)