Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke

Age
69 (passed away Dec. 13th, 2016)
Birthday
Mar. 1st, 1947
Born in
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Height
6' 1"

Alan Thicke's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Growing Pains TV Show
Growing Pains
jPod (CA) TV Show
jPod (CA)
Unusually Thicke TV Show
Unusually Thicke
A Cookie Cutter Christmas TV Show
A Cookie Cutter Christmas
It's Our Stuff (CA) TV Show
It's Our Stuff (CA)
Time for Living (CA) TV Show
Time for Living (CA)
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

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.


TRIVIA:
  • Father is a certified Transport Canada physician (performs medicals for pilots).
  • Father-in-law of 'Paula Patton' (qv).
  • 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 named "Father of the Year" by The Father's Day Council of Los Angeles, The Muscular Dystrophy Association, and The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
  • He sang and composed the theme to the cult-classic TV game show _"The Wizard of Odds" (1973)_ (qv), hosted by 'Alex Trebek' (qv).
  • Jason Seaver, Thicke's character on _"Growing Pains" (1985)_ (qv), was ranked #37 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
  • (1974) Son, with 'Gloria Loring' (qv), 'Brennan Thicke' (qv) was born.
  • Attended the University of Western Ontario


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