Alan Thicke – He was born on March 1, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Thicke was a canadian song writer, actor, game and talk show host. Aside from the Revenant Actor, he was also known as Jason Seaver in his television series Growing Pains. He was also intrduced into Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Alan Thicke was married three times. First was to Gloria loring from 1970 to 1984 and blessed by two kids Brennan and Robin. Second was to Gina Tolleson “Miss World 1990” on August 13, 1994. They were also blessed with only son Carter WIlliam Thicke. Third was after his divorce in 1999. He was married to Tanya Callau “model” in 2005 until his death.
In addition, Alan Thicke also published books:
Thicke, Alan (May 1999). How Men Have Babies: The Pregnant Father’s Survival Guide. Contemporary Books. ISBN 978-0-8092-2806-5.
Thicke, Alan (April 27, 2006). How To Raise Kids Who Won’t Hate You. iUniverse Star. ISBN 978-0-595-84288-9.
1998 – Nominated in the Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series “Comedy/Musical” for Growing Pains. At the same year, he was also nominated in Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Audience participation ” Show/Game Show” for Pictionary ( co-executive producer )
2013 – Inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame
2015 – Brampton Arts Walk of Fame
2016 – Canadian Icon award in Whistler Film Festival
Alan Thicke’s Death
While playing hockey together with his son Carter, Thicke collapsed. This happened at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank, California this December 13, 2016. Before he died, he was still joking to his son to take a photo while in a stretcher after he collapsed. Thicke was announced dead at the Providence Saint Joseph medical Center in Burbank at the age of 69 due to heart-attack or the so called Myocardial infarction.
He will be remembered as “A talented, generous, kind and loving man“