LOS ANGELES, CA - Iconic TV dad Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69.
According to reports,Thicke was playing hockey with his 19-year-old son Carter when he had a heart attack.
His agent confirmed the death to CNN: "Today the world lost an amazing talent," said Tracy Mapes with Imperium 7 Talent Agency. She did not provide details regarding the cause of death.
Carleen Donovan, who is a publicist for Thicke's son, singer Robin Thicke, says the actor died from a heart attack on Tuesday in Los Angeles. She also had no further details.
He was taken to a Burbank, California hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that a company that recovers organs was contacted so that Thicke could be a donor.
Thicke was born in Canada and was best known for his role as Dr. Jason Seaver, the dad on the 1980's sitcom "Growing Pains" which aired from 1985 until 1992. He was currently appearing on the Netflix series "Fuller House," which the actor tweeted about earlier in the day:
— Alan Thicke (@Alan_Thicke) December 13, 2016
So sad is the passing of Alan Thicke. Such a good husband, father, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed. Rest in peace dear Alan.
— bob saget (@bobsaget) December 14, 2016
The Canadian-born actor had a prolific career, including cameos in recent years on the comedy "How I Met Your Mother" and "This is Us." He was also a frequent pitchman for ads on Sirius.
He is survived by his three sons, Robin, Brennan and Carter and his wife, Tanya.
— Dave Coulier (@DaveCoulier) December 14, 2016
Alan Thicke, Golden Globe nominee for his role on '80s sitcom 'Growing Pains,' dies at 69. Rest in Peace. pic.twitter.com/MGNfVKuaSj
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) December 14, 2016