You probably heard of Vince Van Patten long before you saw him at home and out and about with wife Eileen Davidson on The Real. Success has come in many forms for the actor, producer, director, author, and former tennis player, Vincent Van Patten. The son of actor Dick Van Patten, Vince. Name: VAN PATTEN, Vincent ; Birth Date Oct ; Birth Place:Brooklyn NY USA; Nationality:USA; Plays:Right Handed. BiographyActivityGrand Slam.