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Overview (2)

Born in Covina, California, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jason David Frank is well-known for his role of Tommy Oliver in the long-running family television show Power Rangers. He is the voice of Emissary in Transformers: Titans Returns and brings Bloodshot to life in the highly-anticipated project Ninjak vs.the Valiant Universe. Always one looking for adventure, Jason shares his exciting life in the extremely popular series My Morphin Life, which is now in its fourth season.

Arguably the most popular and famous Power Ranger, Jason's character was only intended to be in ten episodes. Due to his popularity, he was morphed into the most amount of different rangers in the show's twenty-four year history. He began as the Mighty Morphin Green Ranger, a bad boy turned good, and subsequently morphed into the Mighty Morphin White Ranger, Red Zeo, Red Turbo, and then returned in 2004 as the Black Dino Thunder Ranger.

Throughout Power Ranger history, Jason David Frank's character has appeared in 225 total episodes and counting, more episodes than any other ranger. He also starred in the series both full-length movies, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Movie (1995) and Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (1997). In 2013, Jason David Frank reprised his role of the Green Ranger in the Power Ranger's 20th Anniversary season, which featured a mega-war with many rangers from the show's long history, and was most recently had a cameo in the Power Rangers movie. With his dynamic screen presence and outstanding martial arts, he has catapulted Tommy to legendary fame in the Power Ranger fandom and to this day, maintains an enormous fan base that stretches around the world.

His martial arts is not just for television and films, Jason, an inductee of the World Karate Union Hall of Fame, is a highly accomplished and respected martial artist with 39 years of experience. In 1994, he created his own martial arts system, "Toso Kune Do," which means "Way of the Fighting Fist" and incorporates many different aspects of martial arts. He holds an eighth degree black belt in American Karate, a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and in February 2013, he received the title of Master of Muay Thai by the world renowned Muay Thai trainer Grand Master Toddy (Arjan). He is the owner and operator of Rising Sun Karate and MMA, with three schools in Texas and one in California.

In January 2013, Jason David Frank became the Guinness World Record Holder for most 1 inch pine board broken during freefall. Jason, who was introduced to skydiving during Power Rangers, shattered the previous record with seven broken pine boards.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kathy Lymberopoulos

Spouse (2)

Tammie Frank (17 May 2003 - present) ( 1 child)
Shawna Frank (8 May 1994 - 11 April 2001) ( divorced) ( 3 children)

Trade Mark (2)

Ahtletic, fierce combat choreography
Rough, distinctive voice

Trivia (21)

Children are Jacob Frank, Hunter Frank and Skye Frank (by Shawna Frank) and Jenna Frank (by Tammie Frank).
Favorite Music Group: Korn and Tupac Shakur.
Favorite hobby: Parachuting
As Tommy he has been on the "Power Rangers" series longer than any other ranger.
He has been more range of colors then any other power ranger. He has been the green ranger, white ranger, red ranger, and black ranger in various Power rangers series.
Younger brother of Eric Frank, who passed away in 2001 at the age of 29.
Founder of the martial art "Toso Kune Do."
Father, Ray Frank; Mother Janice Frank.
He now participates in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and also the owner and creator of MMA merchandise "Jesus Didn't Tap," a reference to "tapping out," or forfeiting a fight. Houston native Patrick Hutton encouraged him to develop that clothing company in 2008.
He has played the same character (Tommy Oliver) in six different series: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993), Power Rangers Zeo (1996), Power Rangers Turbo (1997), Power Rangers Wild Force (2002), Power Rangers DinoThunder (2004) and Power Rangers Megaforce (2013).
Pursuing a career in mixed martial arts. [January 2010]
In New Zealand filming for Power Rangers DinoThunder (2004). [October 2003]
Filming two feature films: Paris (2003) & Demon Under Glass (2002) . [November 2001]
When filming Power Rangers he liked to pull pranks on the set. One involved kissing Amy Jo Johnson under mistletoe for the filming of a Christmas episode, but during one take he pulled his pants down on camera.
He has cut off his iconic pony tail and now has spiky green hair, the green is supposed to represent his Green Ranger role from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993).
Jason was unable to attend the funeral of his Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) costar Thuy Trang (who died suddenly as a result of a car accident near Bakersfield, California) because he was busy teaching at a martial arts school in Houston, Texas. He nonetheless sent his heartfelt condolences to the Trang family.
the price is right - contestant. [1992]
Born twenty-one days before Bridgette Wilson-Sampras.
His mother was of half Greek and half Polish descent.
Has the distinction of being one of only two (including Amy Jo Johnson) original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) cast members to appear in all three of the franchise's theatrically released films, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995), Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (1997) and Power Rangers (2017).
At 5'10", about average height for an American man, he was actually the tallest Power Ranger in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993).

Personal Quotes (10)

I try to motivate people and inspire them, to let them know that they're not alone.
I have high standards I hold myself to, besides Christianity.
I have always been a martial arts fighter; it goes to back when I was eighteen. I was competing on the circuit, but when you're performing, you tend to pull punches because you don't want to hurt anyone.
If you live day by day and do the best you can, then you'll have a great future. If you worry about the future, and you don't live the best day, you're not going to have a future.
'Power Rangers' has changed a lot of lives.
If you're an enemy, I would love for you to be a fan, because I don't like enemies.
When it comes to belts and rank, I don't care what belt I am; I don't care what rank I am. I'm proud that I've achieved high ranks through some great instructors around the world, but ultimately, the mat doesn't lie.
A black belt is what you prove to be, but also what it means in your heart.
I'm a huge Marvel Comics fan, and I'm a huge 'Wolverine' fan, I like the 'X-Men' comic book.
I've got a lot of fans, but I say friends, because every time I meet a fan somewhere around the world, I don't consider them a fan; I consider them as a friend.

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