Alan Thicke (1947-2016) was a Canadian-American actor, songwriter, and TV host, best known for his role as Jason Seaver in the popular 1980s sitcom “Growing Pains.” Born in Ontario, Canada, he had a successful career in the entertainment industry, making appearances in various television shows and movies. Thicke was not only an accomplished actor but also a talented composer, having written the theme songs for iconic TV series like “Diff’rent Strokes” and “The Facts of Life.” He was a charismatic television host, hosting numerous talk shows and game shows. Alan Thicke’s contributions to the world of entertainment left a lasting legacy, and he is remembered for his warm, affable personality and his significant influence in both Canadian and American entertainment.
Alan Thicke Family: Wife
Alan Thicke was married three times during his life. His first marriage was to Gloria Loring, an actress and singer, in 1970. They divorced in 1986. In 1988, Thicke married his second wife, Gina Tolleson, a former Miss World. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1999. Thicke’s third and final marriage was to Tanya Callau, a model, and they were together until his untimely death in 2016.
Allan Thicke had three children before his passing. They are, Robin Thicke, Carter Thicke, and Brennan Thicke.
Alan Thicke was born to parents Shirley Isobel Marie Thicke (née Isobel Marie Loring) and William Jeffrey Thicke. His father, William Jeffrey Thicke, was a stockbroker, and his mother, Shirley Isobel Marie Thicke, was a nurse.
Alan was raised alongside two of his siblings, Joanne Thicke and Todd Thicke.