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.
- Was the manager for Canadian teen-singer RenÚ Simard'.
- Hosted the 2004 Miss Universe Canada Pageant in Rama, Ontario from January 23-25, 2004.
- 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).
- Hosted 'Wayne Gretzky' (qv)'s wedding in Edmonton, Canada.
- Was 40 years old when he dated 17-year old actress 'Kristy Swanson' (qv). Was later engaged to her at 42.
- Worked as a disc jockey while in college.
- Born at 2:00pm-EST
- Played Billy Flynn in the traveling company of the musical "Chicago".