Actor, composer and songwriter Alan Thicke has died, aged 69.
According to local media, Thicke suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with one of his three son’s.
Thicke’s ex-wife Gloria Loring, confirmed the tragic news in a statement on Facebook.
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Thicke was best known for his role as the father in the 1980’s sitcom Growing Pains.
Alan Thicke was always the nicest and happiest person in the room. Gone way too soon. Rest In Peace.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 14, 2016
R.I.P Alan Thicke. U were way way too young. Loved watching you growing up. Rest In Peace ?
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) December 14, 2016
— towanda braxton (@towandabraxton) December 14, 2016