Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke

Mar. 1st, 1947
Born in
Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
185 cm

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

2015 - Being Canadian
2009 - The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
2007 - The Surfer King
2006 - Alpha Dog
2005 - Childstar
2004 - Raising Helen
2004 - Hollywood North
2000 - Bear with Me
1983 - Copper Mountain

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Alan Thicke
Donald Gallagher
Captain 'Buck' Enteneille
Richard Wheaton (Voiced)
Senator Bob Townsend
Donald Rivers
Mickey Black
[Complete List]


  • 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].
  • Brother of 'Todd Thicke' (qv).
  • Member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.
  • 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'.
  • He sang and composed the theme to the cult-classic TV game show _"The Wizard of Odds" (1973)_ (qv), hosted by 'Alex Trebek' (qv).
  • (1974) Son, with 'Gloria Loring' (qv), 'Brennan Thicke' (qv) was born.
  • Father runs a family practice in Brampton Ontario (suburb of Toronto).

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