Mar. 1st, 1947
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Alan Thicke's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
2007 - The Surfer King
2006 - Alpha Dog
2005 - Childstar
2004 - Hollywood North
2004 - Raising Helen
2000 - Bear with Me
1983 - Copper Mountain
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- May 2003 - Lost five teeth and required 30 stitches after getting hit in the face by a flying puck while playing hockey with actor 'Michael Vartan' (qv). Thicke was not wearing sufficient headgear.
- Father, Dr. Brian Thicke, is the medical director for Canada3000, a charter airline.
- Graduated in 1965 from Elliot Lake High School, and was elected Homecoming King
- Composed the original score to _"Wheel of Fortune" (1975)_ (qv), titled "Big Wheels". The original theme was used until 1983. Among the other game show themes Thicke has composed are _"Celebrity Sweepstakes" (1974)_ (qv) (the second theme used in this series), _"The Diamond Head Game" (1975)_ (qv) and _"Whew!" (1979)_ (qv).
- Was the manager for Canadian teen-singer RenÚ Simard'.
- Once had his nose broken by 'Gordie Howe' (qv) in a celebrity hockey game.
- Played Billy Flynn in the traveling company of the musical "Chicago".
- Was named "Father of the Year" by The Father's Day Council of Los Angeles, The Muscular Dystrophy Association, and The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.