‘Growing Pains’ Star Alan Thicke Dead At Age 69

Alan Thicke, best known for his role as Jason Seaver on Growing Pains, has died at the age of 69.

According to TMZ, he died of a heart attack after being taken to Providence St. Joseph medical center in Burbank, California.  The actor was reportedly playing hockey with his 19 year old son when the heart attack occured.

Thicke’s most recent work was on the Netflix exclusive Fuller House; he even tweeted about the show’s second season a mere hours before his death.

He leaves behind his wife, Tanya, and his children Brennan, Carter and Robin.

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