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Alan Thicke

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 has been married to Tanya Callau since May 7, 2005. He was previously married to Gina Marie Tolleson and Gloria Loring. See full bio »

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Growing Pains
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The Alan Thicke Show
America 2-Night
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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 "Sheldrake") in "Promises, Promises" by Neil Simon, music by Burt Bacharach. Los Angeles, CA. Also in cast: Jason Alexander See more »

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6' 0¾" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on rumors he turned down the lead in "Schindler's List"]: You know, that's one of those wonderful urban myths that I never try to completely discourage, just because it's so flattering that anybody could ever believe that for a second I would turn down Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture, but that never happened. That's the danger of Wikipedia and a lot of the Internet rumors that bubble... See more »


He sang and composed the theme to the cult-classic TV game show The Wizard of Odds (1973), hosted by Alex Trebek. See more »

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