The actor was also responsible for writing some of television's most recognized theme songs.
Canadian actor and theme song composer Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69, reports EW.
Thicke was probably best known for his role as head-of-the-household Jason Seaver on 80’s ratings-topper Growing Pains. That show ran from 1985 to 1992.
He was the host of several successful game shows including Pictionary and All New 3’s a Crowd.
Also in the 80’s he talked to celebrities on late-night television with Thicke of the Night.
the Hollywood sitcom star was also responsible for writing some of television's most recognized theme songs, including: Diff’rent Strokes, The Facts of Life, and Wheel of Fortune.