Actor Alan Thicke, the TV dad from Growing Pains has died at age 69. The beloved Canadian actor suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19 year old son Carter. He was pronounced dead on Tuesday at Providence st.Joseph’s Medical Centre in Burbank, California.
Best known for his role as patriarch Jason Seaver on the ’80s sitcom Growing Pains, Thicke recently appeared on season two of Fuller House, as well as the pilot episode of NBC drama This Is Us.
He is survived by wife Tanya Callau and three sons, Brennan, Robin, and Carter.
RIP Alan, our sincerest condolences go out to your entire family.