Mar. 1st, 1947
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Alan Thicke's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Being Canadian
2009 - 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
Richard Wheaton (Voiced)
Captain Buck Enteneille
Senator Bob Townsend
- 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.
- Composed and sang both theme songs to _"Diff'rent Strokes" (1978)_ (qv).
- Member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.
- 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".
- (1974) Son, with 'Gloria Loring' (qv), 'Brennan Thicke' (qv) was born.
- Father, Dr. Brian Thicke, is the medical director for Canada3000, a charter airline.
- 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).