- NAME: Alan Thicke
- OCCUPATION: Television Actor, Game Show Host, Talk Show Host, Television Producer, Screenwriter
- BIRTH DATE: March 01, 1947 (Age: 67)
- EDUCATION: The University of Western Ontario
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
- Originally: Alan Willis Jeffrey
- AKA: Alan Jeffrey
- ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces
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During the mid-1980s to early 1990s, actor Alan Thicke played one of television’s most beloved sitcom dads, psychiatrist Jason Seaver on Growing Pains.
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He also has appeared in numerous television movies, including The Growing Pains Movie (2000) and Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers (2004). In addition to acting,
Thicke has authored two books on pregnancy and parenting: How Men Have Babies: The Pregnant Father’s Survival Guide (1999) and How to Raise Kids Who Won’t Hate You (2006).
Married three times, Thicke has two sons from his first marriage to actress and singer Gloria Loring: Brennan and Robin (who has become a popular R&B singer and songwriter). He also has another son, Carter, with second wife Gina Marie Tolleson, Miss World 1991. Thicke is currently married to Tanya Callau.
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Browse our collection of Growing Pains cast members and learn more about Alan Thicke, known to 1980s television audiences as Dr. Jason Seaver; Joanna Kerns, the face of Maggie Seaver; Tracey Gold, who played the Seavers' daughter, Carol; and Kirk Cameron, who played Mike, the elder brother of the Seaver clan.
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