Alan Thicke collapsed playing ice hockey in Burbank, joked with son before his death – Los Angeles Times

Alan Thicke, an actor best known for playing beloved father Jason Seaver in the ‘80s sitcom “Growing Pains,” had been playing hockey at an ice rink in Burbank with his son Tuesday when he collapsed and was taken away on stretcher.

Thicke later died of a heart attack. He was 69.

The Canadian-born actor and his youngest son, Carter, had gone to Pickwick Gardens on Riverside Drive in Burbank for their weekly pickup game of hockey. Alan Thicke collapsed as he and other players were warming up, KTLA-TV reported.

Kyle Stavert, the rink’s operation manager, told the TV station that paramedics were called to the rink and placed him on a gurney.


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