How Alan Thicke Scored His Role in Growing Pains — and the Hollywood Action Star Who Almost Got the Part

How Alan Thicke Scored His Role in Growing Pains — and the Hollywood Action Star Who Almost Got the Part Alan Thicke, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, was widely known for his starring role as Dr. Jason Seaver on Growing Pains — but it was a role he almost didn’t get. When the role first came up, ...