Died Today (December 13th): Alan Thicke (1947–2016)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

alanthickeAlan Thicke (1947–2016)

Born: March 1, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Died: December 13, 2016 (age 69) in Burbank, California, USA

Married to: Tanya Callau (7 May 2005 – 13 December 2016) (his death)
Gina Marie Tolleson (13 August 1994 – 29 September 1999) (divorced) (1 child)
Gloria Loring (1970 – 1983) (divorced) (2 children)

[on his on- and off-screen chemistry with Joanna Kerns, who played Maggie Seaver]: We never went on a date, but we had chemistry, which our unrequited romance preserved for the entire show.

I play every week and I guess I used to be a better puck-ducker. During one of the pick-up games, I got in the way of a slap shot and it cost me five teeth and 30 stitches both inside the mouth and outside.

[on rumors he turned down the lead in “Schindler’s List”]: You know, that’s one of those wonderful urban…

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