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Alan Thicke


Born - 1 March 1947, Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Died - 13 December 2016

Tall, genial, snub-nosed Canadian actor and composer with thickly tousled brown hair and low eyebrows whose busy TV career, begun in 1969, was highlighted by his performance as the father in the long-running series Growing Pains. There was also a popular TV movie, Almost Human (1987), which spawned two sequels. Films came along later and included Betrayal of the Dove (1993), Open Season (1995), Anarchy TV (1998), Bear With Me (2000), Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002), Raising Helen (2004), Alpha Dog (2006), Robodoc (2009), Hemingway (2012), Bank$tas (2013), It's Not My Fault and I Don't Care Anyway (2015) and The Clapper (2017), his last. Born Alan Jeffrey (Thicke was his stepfather's name), he died from a heart attack.