TV legend and icon Alan Thicke and father of legendary singer Robin Thicke, has died at age 69.
Reports are said Alan had a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, Carter. He was transported to Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center at approximately noon yesterday and was unfortunately pronounced dead there.
Law enforcement sources stated that a company whom specializes in the recovery of organs was contacted, so some of Alan Thicke’s organs could be donated.
Alan is survived by his 3 son, Robin, Brennan and Carter and also his wife, Tanya.
Alan played hockey regularly at a rink in Burbank. It’s reported that Carter and son were on the ice around 11 AM when he started having chest pain, then he 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.”
Rest in Peace Alan Thicke. Our sincerest condolence goes out.