IS died aged only 49 Jason David Frank. The actor and mixed martial arts expert was a guest star in the television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in the early nineties. In the series he played the green power ranger, Tommy Oliver, who later became the white power ranger in the children’s television adaptation. From the saga then spin-off films, video games, toys and widespread merchandising were born. According to the site tmz extension the actor allegedly committed suicide.
The official statement: “He loved his family, his friends and his fans very much”
Jason David Frank passed away in Houston, Texas. If the gossip site tmz extension speaks of suicide, a statement released by the actor’s agent Justine Hunt it does not refer to the cause of death. It is read. “Please respect the privacy of your family and friends during this horrific time as we experience the loss of such a wonderful human being.”
The note ends like this. «He loved his family, friends and fans very much. We will really miss her».
About family, Jason David Frank leaves behind four children (three with first wife Shawna Frank and one with second): Hunter, Jacob, Skye and Jenna. Apparently last August second wife Tammie Frank reportedly filed for divorceaccusing him of extramarital flirting.
This event would have made the actor fall into a deep depression.
Jason David Frank’s death joins a tragic roster befalling the former Power Rangers
The death of the unforgettable Tommy Oliver from Power Rangers shocked many fans of the saga (and not only). The friend and colleague Walter E. Jones (who had shared the set of Power Rangers with the actor) commented. “I can not believe it. My heart is sad to have lost another member of our special family.”
Jones’ reference is to the tragic events that have affected many other protagonists of the famous television series. Some examples? Ricardo Medina Jr. (the “Red Ranger”) killed his roommate with a samurai sword and was in prison for over three years. Skylar Deleon (Roger in series) was instead convicted together with his wife for the crimes of three millionairesall to take possession of their assets such as yachts.
Finally, some untimely deaths marked the television series. Like those of Thuy Trang (fell off a cliff while in a car with some friends), Maurice Mendoza (died at 39 in circumstances never defined) ed Erik Frank (died at age 29 of an unknown disease).
Jason David Frank had started his career practicing martial arts (so much so that, in 2009 and 2010, he fought in several fights). He played the role of Tommy Oliver in the series Power Rangers (1993-1996) and subsequent series Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers Dino Thunder And Power Rangers Hyper Force of 2018.
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