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Alan Thicke From Growing Pains Dies Aged 69

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.

The cast of Growing Pains

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.

Pop singer Robin Thicke is one of Alan’s sons

RIP Alan, our sincerest condolences go out to your entire family.

Chrystal Lovevintage

Chrystal Lovevintage

Chrystal is a writer and blogger who loves nothing more than watching back to back episodes of crime shows. Should she ever find herself needing to cover up a crime, she'll know exactly what to do! Her dream is to one day live in Palm Springs where she can do her writing poolside while drinking endless gin and tonics. Mum to the cutest twin boys in the world, she loves nothing more than the sound of their laughter (usually heard when they're conspiring against her). Entertainment writer and pop culture junkie, she will be bringing you all the celebrity gossip and news that your brain can handle. You can follow her blog at and on Instagram at Chrystalovevintage

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