Dick Van Patten: Eileen Davidson’s Father-In-Law

Dick Van Patten

This season on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Eileen Davidson deals with the death of her famous father-in-law Dick Van Patten, dad to Davidson's husband Vincent. In June 2015, Dick passed away and Davidson thanked fans via Twitter for their support, writing: Thank u for all the condolences about Dick Van Patten. What a wonderful loving hilarious humble talented man. I will love him forever. Dick Van Patten was 86 years old when died of complications from diabetes. Many know him from Happy Days, The Love Boat, Arrested Development, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Spaceballs and Hot in Cleveland. In addition to being a great actor, Dick also had his own successful brand of dog food - Natural Balance. Flowers were placed on Dick's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame upon his death. He leaves behind wife Patricia Poole, who he has been married to since 1954. Aside from Vincent, Dick also leaves behind two other actor sons - Nels and Jimmy. Dick Van Patten died at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California and was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)