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Alan Thicke Dies at 69

by Meredith B. Kile 6:08 PM PST, December 13, 2016
Playing Alan Thicke Dies at 69

Beloved television star Alan Thicke has died at age 69, ET can confirm.

The celebrated Canadian actor, best known for his role as patriarch Jason Seaver on the '80s sitcom Growing Pains, suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, Carter. He was pronounced dead at Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center in Burbank, California.

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Burbank fire officials confirm to ET that at noon on Tuesday, they received a call from the Pickwick Ice skating rink to transport a male needing medical assistance to St. Joseph's.

Thicke recently appeared on season two of Fuller House, as well as the pilot episode of NBC drama This Is Us.

He is survived by wife Tanya Callau and three sons, Brennan, Robin, and Carter.

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