Alan Thicke dies at 69

BURBANK, Calif. – Actor and television host Alan Thicke has died at 69.

Thicke suffered a heart attack Tuesday afternoon while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, TMZ reported. Thicke was rushed to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank, California, where he was pronounced dead.

Thicke, the father of R&B star Robin Thicke, was best known for his role in the 80s sitcom “Growing Pains” as father Jason Seaver.

The Canadian-born actor is survived by his three sons and wife, Tanya.

“Today the world lost an amazing talent,” said his publicist Tracy Mapes, with Imperium 7 Talent Agency. She did not provide details regarding the cause of death.

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