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ACTOR ALAN THICKE OF “GROWING PAINS” FAME, SUCCUMBS TO A HEART ATTACK AT AGE 69!

 Alan Thicke (Photo: AP)—

 A publicist says Alan Thicke, who played the likable father on the sitcom “Growing Pains”, has died at age 69. Carleen Donovan, who is a publicist for Thicke’s son, singer Robin Thicke, says the actor died from a heart attack on Tuesday in Los Angeles. She had no further details.

Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke

Alan Thicke starred as Dr Jason Seaver in the ABC series “Growing Pains”, which aired from 1985 until 1992. The Canadian-born actor had a prolific career, including cameos in recent years on the comedy “How I Met Your Mother” and the Netflix series “Fuller House”. He was also a frequent pitchman for ads on Sirius.

cast of "Growing Pains"

cast of “Growing Pains”

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says Thicke’s death was not reported to them.

Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke

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