Canadian actor Alan Thicke passed away today at the age of 69.
According to TMZ, Alan had a heart attack while he was playing hockey with his son, Carter. He started having chest pain and vomited. He was picked up by the ambulance and was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Celebrities took to social media to send their condolences.
America loved Alan Thicke. I'm so sad he's gone. Sending so much love to his family.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 14, 2016
I'm so sad to hear about the passing of Alan Thicke. RIP Alan. 😢— Lori Loughlin (@LoriLoughlin) December 14, 2016
So sad is the passing of Alan Thicke. Such a good husband, father, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed. Rest in peace dear Alan.— bob saget (@bobsaget) December 14, 2016
Had the pleasure of meeting Alan Thicke and his amazing wife Tanya a few years back.. my thoughts and prayers are with his family. RIP 😔— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) December 14, 2016
sad to learn of Alan Thicke's passing. he was a great friend over the years. thoughts & prayers to his family.— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) December 14, 2016
Alan Thicke was most known for his role as Jason Seaver in Growing Pains and more recently in the Netflix reboot, Fuller House. He was a great composer and hosted game shows/talk shows.