It has been confirmed by his publicist that Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69 on Tuesday, December 13.
TMZ reported that the actor died of a heart attack while playing hockey with his his son Carter.
Thicke is best known for playing Jason Seaver, the patriarch, on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains, which ran for seven seasons from September 1985 to April 1992.
He has recently appeared on the NBC drama This Is Us and on Netflix’s Fuller House.
Alan Thicke is survived by his three sons Robin, Brennan and Carter and wife Tanya.