LOS ANGELES (CBSMiami/AP) – Canadian actor and sitcom star Alan Thicke has died at age 69.READ MORE: Florida School Quarantine Rule Could Be Extended
Carleen Donovan, who is a publicist for Thicke’s son, singer Robin Thicke, says the actor died from a heart attack on Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was playing hockey with his 19-year-old son when he collapsed and died at the ice rink.
He’s survived by his three sons, including singer Robin, Brennan, and Carter, as well as his wife Tanya.
On the 80s sitcom “Growing Pains” Thicke played father and psychiatrist, Jason Seaver.READ MORE: No Bond For Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Who Was Released From Jail 30 Days Ago On Probation
Thicke most recently appeared on season two of “Fuller House,” on Netflix.
He is also known for his appearance on “How I Met Your Mother,” and for hosting a variety of shows and events including the Disney Christmas parade, the “Celebrity Cooking Showdown” and “Dancing Pros Live.”
Thicke was also a song composer. He worked on theme songs for several popular sitcoms, including the theme song for “Diff’rent Strokes.”
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says Thicke’s death was not reported to them.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
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