Born on October 17th, 1957--Vince is the son of actor Dick Van Pattten.
He started acting at the age of 9, landing small parts in commercials, television and movies.
Van Patten was an extremely talented tennis player, reaching as high as 25th in the world and scoring wins over major players of the time.
Vince landed a role on The Young and the Restless as a friend of Ashley Abbott. The part worked out for him in real life, as he married Eileen Davidson (the actress who played Ashley). They have one child together.