69 (passed away Dec. 13th, 2016)
Mar. 1st, 1947
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
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Alan Willis Thicke was a Canadian actor, songwriter, and game and talk show host. He was best known for his role as Jason Seaver, the father on the ABC television series Growing Pains.
- Born at 2:00pm-EST
- 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).
- His son 'Robin Thicke' (qv) is a singer/songwriter and has written songs for artists such as 'Marc Anthony (I)' (qv), 'Christina Aguilera' (qv), 'Mya (I)' (qv), 'Brian McKnight' (qv) & 'Pink (I)' (qv), among others.
- Was the manager for Canadian teen-singer RenÚ Simard'.
- Attended the University of Western Ontario
- Worked as a disc jockey while in college.
- Graduated in 1965 from Elliot Lake High School, and was elected Homecoming King
- (1974) Son, with 'Gloria Loring' (qv), 'Brennan Thicke' (qv) was born.