Mel Brooks gets AFI honor, 'Spaceballs' stars attend gala (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Friday, June 07, 2013

4 of 44: Dick Van Patten talks to OTRC.com on the red carpet at the American Film Institute's 41st Lifetime Achievement Gala, honoring Mel Brooks, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 6, 2013. (Watch his interview -- he praises Brooks and talks about the director's late wife Anne Bancroft.)

Van Patten played King Roland in Brooks' 1987 comedy film 'Spaceballs' and The Abbot in the director's 1993 comedy movie 'Robin Hood: Men In Tights.' (OTRC Photo)