Alan Thicke From ‘Growing Pains’ Has Died At The Age Of 69
Heart-breaking news about one of the all-time most beloved TV dads, Alan Thicke. The sit-com actor has passed away at the age of 69 following a massive heart attack. TMZ reports it happened while he was playing hockey in California with his 19-year-old son:
We’re told Alan had a heart attack while he was playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, Carter. He was transported to Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center around noon today, and pronounced dead there.
Law enforcement sources tell us … a company that recovers organs was contacted, so some of Thicke’s organs could be donated.
He’s survived by his 3 sons — Robin, Brennan and Carter … and his wife, Tanya.
Alan played hockey regularly at a rink in Burbank. We’re told he and Carter were on the ice around 11 AM when he started having chest pain, then got nauseous and vomited. The ambulance picked him up around 11:30 and took him to the hospital.
He was just tweeting a few hours ago, too:
RIP to one of the all-time great TV icons. Guy was a legend.