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Alan Thicke (1947–2016)


Alan Thicke was born on March 1, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada as Alan Willis Jeffrey. He is known for his work on Growing Pains (1985), The Alan Thicke Show (1980) and America 2-Night (1978). He was married to Tanya Callau, Gina Marie Tolleson and Gloria Loring. He died on December 13, 2016 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Growing Pains
Growing Pains Dr. Jason Seaver
(1985-1992)
The Alan Thicke Show
(1980-1982)
America 2-Night
(1978)
Fernwood Tonight
(1977)

Filmography

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 1979-1988 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (composer - 201 episodes)
- The Beginning of the Beginning (1988) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Beginning of the End (1988) ... (composer: theme music)
- Big Apple Blues (1988) ... (composer: theme music)
- On the Edge (1988) ... (composer: theme music)
- Present Imperfect (1988) ... (composer: theme music)
 1978-1986 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (composer - 181 episodes)
- The Front Page (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Photo Club (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Big Bribe (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
- Arnold's Tangled Web (1986) ... (composer: theme music)
 1979 Hello, Larry (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- Thanksgiving Crossover: Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- Feudin' and Fussin': Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Trip: Part 2 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 Stumpers! (TV Series) (music coordinator - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 December 1976 (1976) ... (music coordinator)
 1973-1974 The Wizard of Odds (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 May 1974 (1974) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode dated 27 September 1973 (1973) ... (composer: theme music)
 1974 The Joker's Wild (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 January 1974 (1974) ... (composer: theme music)
- Unaired Pilot ... (composer: theme music)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Billy Flynn") in the Los Angeles and National touring companies of "Chicago". See more »

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Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Of Tracey Gold's family]: The Gold family has always been a role model. Harry and Bonnie Gold make the Seavers look like the Manson family. See more »

Trivia:

Before he was a successful actor and a game show host, he (alongside with his first wife Gloria Loring) used to work with Charlotte Rae, as a songwriter on both sitcoms, which she starred in: Diff'rent Strokes (1978) and The Facts of Life (1979). See more »

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Pisces

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