Power Rangers Star Jason David Frank Has Died At The Age Of 49: According to a statement released by his manager on Sunday, Jason David Frank, who played Green Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s kids’ show “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has passed away. He was 49.
Justine Hunt, Frank’s manager, asked for privacy for his family and friends “during this horrible time as we come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being” without disclosing the cause of death or the date of death.
Co-star from “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” and original Black Power Ranger Walter Emmanuel Jones expressed his disbelief on Instagram. Jones expressed his sadness over the passing of another member of their “special family” by saying, “My heart is sad to have lost another member of our special family Thuy Trang, the actor who originated the role of the Yellow Power Ranger, was killed at the age of 27 in a car crash in 2001.
The Fox television series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” about five teenagers who are given the responsibility of protecting Earth from evil, premiered in 1993 and quickly gained widespread popularity. Frank’s Tommy Oliver initially appeared as a villain early in the first season, having been brainwashed by the nefarious Rita Repulsa. However, he was quickly accepted into the team as the Green Ranger and quickly rose to prominence.
As time went on, Frank was brought back as the White Ranger and the team’s leader, even though he wasn’t originally meant to stay in that position permanently. Frank’s Tommy Oliver reprised his role as multiple rangers across various TV spinoffs, including the Red Zeo Ranger, the Red Turbo Ranger, and the Black Dino Ranger. He reprised the role in the 2017 reboot of “Power Rangers” and also appeared in “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” and “Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie.”
Frank, a skilled martial artist, competed in a number of MMA bouts in 2009 and 2010.
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It was previously reported by TMZ that Frank’s second wife, Tammie Frank, had filed for divorce from him in August. Frank leaves behind four children: one from his marriage to Tammie Frank, and three from his first marriage to Shawna Frank.
Jason David Frank Biography
Jason David Frank, who was born on September 4, 1973 in the United States, is a well-known television actor. Tommy Oliver, the first Green Ranger/White Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Jason David Frank’s star sign, according to astrologers, is Virgo.
American actor and MMA fighter Jason David Frank (born September 4, 1973) is most known for his role as Power Rangers’ Tommy Oliver.
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From 1994 till 2001, he was married to Shawna Frank. When he wed Tammie Frank in 2003, she was a famous actress. He’s the proud father to Jenna, Jacob, Hunter, and Skye.
Frank had an early tryout for the part of Jason Lee Scott, the Red Ranger, but ultimately lost out to Austin St. John. In 1993, he tried out again and was chosen for the role of Tommy Oliver, the Green Ranger.
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