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'Growing Pains' Star Alan Thicke Dead at 69

13 December 2016 7:47 PM, PST | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Alan Thicke, the actor, talk show host and composer known for his turn as the Seaver family patriarch on the sitcom Growing Pains, died of a heart attack Tuesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 69.

Thicke reportedly suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with one of his sons. He was taken to a Los Angeles area hospital where he was pronounced dead. He is survived by his wife Tanya and sons Brennan, Carter and the pop star Robin Thicke.

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Remembering Robin Williams: A Life and Career in Pictures (Photos)

11 August 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Robin Williams made his big screen debut in little-seen 1977 comedy “Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?” Williams made several appearances doing sketches on 1977’s “The Richard Pryor Show” Quirky comedy series “Mork and Mindy” premiered in 1978 and put Williams on the map. Christopher Reeve presented Williams with a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer for “Mork and Mindy” in 1979. Robin Williams was received his first Oscar nomination for his role in 1987’s “Good Morning, Vietnam.” O Captain! My captain! Robin Williams captivated a young audience by playing an unorthodox professor in 1989’s “Dead Poets Society.” “Mrs Doubtfire” was released. »

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