Jason David Frank death rumors are all over Twitter and other social media platforms. Is the American Actor dead, or is he a victim of yet another celebrity death hoax?
The American Actor and martial artist was best known for his role as Tommy Oliver, the original Green Ranger from the Power Rangers franchise.
Jason mostly worked in action films, and his other major projects have included Cybertron, Family Matters, Transformers: Titans Return, and Transformers: Titans Return.
In martial arts, he was trained in several forms like mixed martial arts, taekwondo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, jeet Kune do, Shotokan, and wadō-ryū.
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Jason David Frank Death: Is American Actor Dead Or Alive?
Yes, Jason David Frank is unfortunately dead at the age of 49. The ongoing rumors about his passing have been deemed true. The actor committed suicide, per TMZ and other news outlets.
Justine Hunt, Jason’s manager, confirmed the sad news in a statement on Sunday. She did not disclose the cause or time of the death, but asked for “privacy of his family and friends during this horrible time as we come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being.”
Multiple online sites and Twitter users had been spreading the information that the American Actor is dead and making up obituaries in his name.
There had been mixed reactions from fans online. Some believed the news and started pouring messages of condolence and nostalgia, while others are skeptical and awaiting official confirmation before accepting anything.
The news comes as a shock to everyone since the actor was only 49 and not known to have any terminal illness or other health issues. Jason David Frank will be dearly missed.
Meet Jason David Frank Wife And Children
Jason was married to Shawna Frank (1994 – 2001) and Tammie Frank (2003 – 2022). He was recently divorced from the latter after she filed for divorce, accusing him of an extra-marital affair.
Jason’s estranged wife, a martial artist, mentioned other reasons, such as discord and conflict between the two, and said she could no longer live with him because of his cruel treatment of her.
The Power Rangers star is survived by his four children: Jacob, Hunter, and Skye from Shawna, and Jenna from Tammie. All of them are adults now.
Born on September 4, 1973, Jason David Frank was 49 at death.
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Learn About Jason David Frank Family Background
Jason David Frank was born in Covina, California, United States, to his parents, Ray and Janice Frank. He had a brother named Erik Frank, who sadly passed away due to an undisclosed illness in April 2001.
Erik Ray Frank was also an Actor. He played David Trueheart, the older, long-lost brother of Tommy Oliver, played by his real-life brother Jason David Frank. The brothers were highly loved in Power Rangers: Zeo.
Jason was of American nationality with German, English, and Irish descent from his Father’s side and Greek and Polish roots from his mother’s side.
Jason developed an interest in martial arts early. At the tender age of four, he began training at the Red Dragon Karate School.
He first appeared as Tommy Oliver in the 1993 series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and then reprised his role in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie.
The 5 feet 9 inches tall Actor went on to do more of the role with Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers: The Lost Episode, and so on. We last saw him as the Green Ranger in Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel (2018).
After more than 25 years with Power Rangers, he said on a Facebook live stream that he is done with the franchise and wants to move on with other projects.