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Alan Thicke

Actor, Writer, Composer
1 March 1947 to 13 December 2016

A Canadian actor, writer and composer who was best known for his role on Growing Pains (1985-1992) which earned him the nickname of 'America's Dad', Thicke also found success as a writer for a variety of talk shows, including his own. He also compared the memorable themes to shows such as Diff'rent Strokes (1978-1986) and The Facts of Life (1979-1988).