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Actor Alan Thicke, best known for his role as Jason Seaver on the 1980’s sitcom ‘Growing Pains’ has died at the age of 69. Thicke has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years, in various capacities including music production.
We’re told Alan had a heart attack while he was playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, Carter. He was transported to Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center around noon today, and pronounced dead there.
Law enforcement sources tell us … a company that recovers organs was contacted, so some of Thicke’s organs could be donated.
He’s survived by his 3 sons — Robin, Brennan and Carter … and his wife, Tanya.
Alan played hockey regularly at a rink in Burbank. We’re told he and Carter were on the ice around 11 AM when he started having chest pain, then got nauseous and vomited. The ambulance picked him up around 11:30 and took him to the hospital.
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” … and also had a cameo on the first episode of “This Is Us.”
Alan 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.”
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