Reports have come in that TV icon, Alan Thicke, has died at the age of 69. Thicke was reported as playing hockey with his 19-year-old son when he experienced a heart attack. He was transported to Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center around noon and was pronounced dead there.
He is survived by his wife, Tanya and his 3 sons, — Robin, Brennan, and Carter.
The Canadian-born actor was most famous for his role as Jason Seaver, the dad on the ’80s sitcom, “Growing Pains.” Most recently, he was on the Netflix reboot, “Fuller House.”
He also hosted game shows, talk shows, and wrote several famous TV show theme songs for “Diff’rent Strokes,” “Wheel of Fortune” as well as “Growing Pains.”