Died in USA the actorAlanThicke. He died Tuesday at the age of 69 years. "Today, the world lost an amazing talent," said Tracy Mapes with Imperium 7 Talent Agency. It did not provide details regarding the cause of death. His ex-wife, singer and actress Gloria Loring, confirmed his death in a statement on Facebook.
"It's a shock. We were all together for Thanksgiving. He was a talented, funny, and deeply devoted to his family. Rest in peace, my dear." AlanThicke's career spanned five decades - one in which he has played various roles on screen and off it, from actor to writer, composer and author.
His main role was in the Comedy "growing pains", which was released in 1980. The main character of this film is Jason Seaver, a psychiatrist at home. Thicke went on to appear in numerous TV shows and films, including the TV series "How I met your mother".
AlanThicke was born in Ontario, Canada, in 1947, he began his career on canadian television before moving behind the scenes on American television. He led the canadian talk show "The AlanThicke show" in early 1980, but he failed to repeat this success with the American audience. However, it still remains popular in Canada, recently received the "canadian Icon Award" in honor of its influence outside their native country. At the end point of his career, he received his most memorable role in the Comedy "Growing pains". The actor is survived by three sons.