Alan Thicke, Star of “Growing Pains”, Dead

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Actor Alan Thicke has died.

FOX's Joy Piazza has more:

Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69. Thicke is best known for playing TV dad Jason Seaver on the sitcom "Growing Pains":

(Thicke) "You are the sunshine of my life."

Thicke also wrote the theme for "Wheel of Fortune" and "Different Strokes"...

Thicke tweeting about the Netflix series reboot "Fuller House" about four hours before TMZ reported the canadian native suffered a fatal heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son.

A TV pitchman, talk and game show host, Thicke had two other sons by his first wife, actress Gloria Loring, including pop star Robin Thicke.

Joy Piazza, FOX News.

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