Television Academy Hosts ‘A Father’s Day Salute to TV Dads’

Jun 15, 2009  •  Post A Comment

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will host a "A Father’s Day Salute to TV Dads" on June 18 at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood, Calif.

The event will honor ten of TV’s most beloved dads from the 1960s through the present: Tom Bosley ("Happy Days"), Stephen Collins ("7th Heaven"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad," "Malcolm in the Middle"), Jon Cryer ("Two and a Half Men"), Patrick Duffy ("Dallas," "Step by Step"), Michael Gross ("Family Ties"), Bill Paxton ("Big Love"), Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show"), Dick Van Patten ("Eight is Enough") and Reginald VelJohnson ("Family Matters").

Other attendees include Jane Kaczmarek, Frankie Muniz, Meredith Baxter, Tina Yothers, Barry Van Dyke, Larry Mathews, Erin Moran, James Van Patten, Marion Ross, Suzanne Somers, Christine Lakin, Tyler James Williams, Mary Kay Place, Douglas Smith, Darius McCrary, Mackenzie Rosman, Mary Beth McDonough, Jon Walmsley, Billy Gray, Vincent Van Patten andAlan Hamel.

The event will be moderated by "TV Creators" author Jim Longworth.

–Vlada Gelman


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