Jason David Frank, who portrayed Tommy Oliver in the 1990s TV series Power Rangers, has passed away.
NEW YORK: Jason David Frank, who portrayed Tommy Oliver the Green Power Ranger, in the 1990s children’s TV series” potent Morphin Power Rangers,” has passed away. He was 49.
In a statement on Sunday, Justine Hunt, the director of Frank, announced his passing. Without stating the specific cause of death or the date of death, the plea was made for “sequestration of his family and musketeers during this painful time as we come to terms with the loss of such a magnificent mortal creature.”
The first Black Power Ranger, Walter Emmanuel Jones, who featured alongside Frank in” potent Morphin Power Rangers,” expressed his shock on Instagram.” My heart is burdened to have lost another member of our precious family,” wrote Jones. Actor Thuy Trang, who began the part of the Yellow Power Ranger, passed away at the age of 27 in an machine accident in 2001.
Five teens are assigned to cover Earth from wrong in” potent Morphin Power Rangers,” which made its TV premiere on Fox in 1993 and went on to come a artistic sensation. Frank’s Tommy Oliver was first portrayed in the first season as a villain who had been brainwashed by the wicked Rita Repulsa. But soon after, he joined the platoon as the Green Ranger and rose to fame as one of the show’s most well- liked characters.
Frank was latterly greeted as the White Ranger and the platoon’s captain, despite the fact that his position was not meant to be endless. Frank’s Tommy Oliver appeared in other derivation television programmes as fresh rangers, similar as the Red Zeo Ranger, the Red Turbo Ranger, and the Black Dino Ranger. As well as appearing in the pictures” Turbo A Power Rangers Movie” and” potent Morphin Power Rangers The Movie,” he also played him in those pictures. He also had a brief appearance in the 2017 reboot” Power Rangers.”
Frank, a martial artist, contended in a number of mixed martial trades matches in 2009 and 2010.
Tammie Frank, Frank’s substitute partner, filed for divorce from him in August, according to initial reports from TMZ. Frank is survived by four children—one from his marriage to Tammie Frank and three from his first connection with Shawna Frank.