Actor Alan Thicke of 'Growing Pains' fame dies

(RNN) – Actor Alan Thicke has died.

His publicist confirmed his death to ABC News.

Thicke is perhaps best known for his role as TV dad Jason Seiver in the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains. He also recently made an appearance in Fuller House, the spinoff of another 80s sitcom, Full House. 

He is the father of pop star Robin Thicke.

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