- Alan Thicke was a writer, composer and actor, best known for "Growing Pains"
- Thicke recently appeared on Netflix's "Fuller House"
(CNN)Alan Thicke, the beloved TV actor who epitomized the role of the sitcom dad, died Tuesday at age 69, his agent told CNN.
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
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CNN's Judy Oehling contributed to this report.