Alan Thicke (1947–2016)


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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), Raising Helen (2004) and That's My Boy (2012). 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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That's My Boy
Mon, Jan 31 1:30 AM PST on MTV2P (119)
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Growing Pains Dr. Jason Seaver
(1985-1992)
Raising Helen Hockey Cantor
(2004)
That's My Boy TV Version Donny's Dad
(2012)

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  Animal Crack-Ups (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1989) (title music - 1 episode, 1989)
- Episode dated 11 February 1989 (1989) ... (performer: theme song) / (title music)
 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)
 1979 Whew! (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (composer: theme music)
 1976 Stumpers! (TV Series) (music coordinator - 10 episodes)
- Final Show (1976) ... (music coordinator)
- Bill Bixby and Anita Gillette (1976) ... (music coordinator)
- Jack Cassidy and Mike Farrell (1976) ... (music coordinator)
- Rita Moreno and Greg Morris (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 26 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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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Tanya Callau  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Robin Thicke
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Personal Quote:

[on rumors he turned down the lead in Schindler's List (1993)]: 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 ... See more »

Trivia:

May 2003 - Lost five teeth and required 30 stitches after getting hit in the face by a flying puck while playing hockey with actor Michael Vartan. Thicke was not wearing sufficient headgear. See more »

Trademark:

Canadian accent See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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