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  Alan Thicke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alan Thicke, born Alan Willis Jeffrey (March 1, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian actor, songwriter, game show host and talk-show emcee.
Thicke composed the original theme song to Wheel of Fortune (1975), titled Big Wheels, which was used until 1983.
Thicke not only composed but sang the theme for The Wizard of Odds, a 1973 NBC game show he also produced and that was the U.S. television debut of fellow Canadian Alex Trebek.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alan_Thicke   (359 words)

  
 Alan Thickes Wedding Vows - alan thicke's wedding vows
Alan Thicke’s wedding vows was one such event, which was awaited with baited breath.
Alan Thicke’s wedding vows with Tanya Callau, was an event of the year; the marriage was supposed to be conducted at The One and Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Alan Thicke’s wedding vows with Tanya Callau, was an event of the year; the...
members.aol.com /weddingvows1235/2.htm   (2083 words)

  
 Thicke of the Night   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alan Thicke turned out to be the absolute worst talk show host ever, and I suppose it's a testament to him that I actually came to nearly like him in some subsequent roles.
Alan Thicke is one of the footmen, but his strategy it to BORE Americans to death (he already experimented with regional Canadian audiences).
Alan Thicke's only positive contribution to TV was that he composed the original theme to Wheel Of Fortune in the early Chuck Woolery days.
www.jumptheshark.com /t/thickeofthenight.htm   (1256 words)

  
 Biography for Alan Thicke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Son, with Gloria Loring, Brennan Thicke was born.
Jason Seaver, Thicke's character on "Growing Pains"; (1985), was ranked #37 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
Thicke turned down the part due to creative differences and scheduling conflicts.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0005484/bio   (474 words)

  
 Alan Thicke speaks for International Speakers Bureau
Alan Thicke grew up in the rough-and-tumble gold mining town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, in the far north of Canada.
Thicke's concert and club act mixes music and stand-up comedy and is booked around the country, including annual stints at the main showrooms in Las Vegas and Atlantic city.
Thicke is proud to have been named "Father of the Year" by organizations including The Father's Day Council of Los Angeles, The Muscular Dystrophy Association and The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
www.internationalspeakers.com /speakers/ISBB-552TXA?print=yes   (518 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / Celebrity news / 'Growing Pains' star Alan Thicke to wed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thicke had a cameo in the 2004 film "Childstar" and is producing and writing a television pilot called "Second Honeymoon."
Actor Alan Thicke is shown at the premiere of "Raising Helen" held at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, in this May 26, 2004 file photo.
Thicke, 58, will wed his longtime girlfriend, Tanya Callau, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on May 7, 2005, his publicist said Monday, April 18, 2005.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2005/04/19/growing_pains_star_alan_thicke_to_wed   (214 words)

  
 E! Online News - Alan Thicke's Face All Pucked Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alan Thicke took one for the team yesterday.
Thicke, who also plays on the NHL Celebrity All-Star Team, was playing alongside teammate Michael Vartan (Alias) on Wednesday when the puck hit, and he admits he wasn't wearing proper headgear.
Thicke is currently recuperating at his Santa Barbara home and "trying to stay calm, cool and collected and as painless as possible," says spokesman Jerry Digney.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/Pf/0,1527,11676,00.html   (262 words)

  
 Alan Thicke Biography
It was a difficult year for Thicke who, as he puts it with characteristic wry humor, was "divorced and canceled in the same day." In 1985, Alan's role as psychiatrist and father Jason Seaver on ABC-TV's hit series Growing Pains propelled him into the international spotlight as one of television's most beloved father figures.
Alan then turned 180 degrees to become Dennis Dupree, a hilariously pompous TV talk show host on the hit NBC series Hope and Gloria.
Alan's early training in musical theater paid off in 1997 when he co-starred with Jason Alexander in Promises Promises and just recently ended a critically acclaimed role as Billy Flynn in the musical Chicago.
www.autographedtoyou.com /Alan-Thicke-biography.htm   (525 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Alan Thicke mouths off about dental safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Actor Alan Thicke encourages dental safety after being struck by a hockey puck in the mouth.
Now Thicke is taking the opportunity to talk about his accident to remind people to protect themselves when playing sports.
But Thicke is not alone when it comes to suffering a sports-related injury or not availing himself of all the proper safety gear.
www.usatoday.com /news/health/spotlighthealth/2003-07-08-thicke_x.htm   (1216 words)

  
 American Fitness: Alan Thicke champions the case for family fitness - Special Section: Family Fitness - interview
Alan Thicke Champions the Case For Family Fitness.
Contributing to the problem is television viewing--while the average adult spends 35 hours a week in front of the TV, children spend at least 24 hours, according to the Center for Adolescent Obesity.
Thicke, who plays involved parent Jason Seaver on ABC's "Growing Pains," has made fitness a priority in his real-life family with his two sons, Brennan, age 14, and Robin, age 12.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0675/is_n6_v8/ai_9222918   (929 words)

  
 Alan Thicke
ALAN is also one of the most sought-after Hosts in the country.
ALAN relishes the variety of his work life, adding corporate and collegiate speaking engagement to his agenda of appearance.
On August 13, 1994, ALAN reached one of his proudest milestones, marrying South Carolinian Gina Tolleson, a broadcast journalism graduate (University of Georgia), freelance television reporter/hostess and, not incidentally, Miss World '91.
www.anarchytv.com /actor/thicke.html   (806 words)

  
 Politically Incorrect Transcripts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alan: In this wonderful country that you're espousing, Floyd, we have the right and he has the right, that kid, to excuse himself or cough when they get to the "under God" part or say anything else they want.
Alan: Invite the whole third world to be on "Fear Factor," then they'd all have a little something.
Alan, from the far North, from the far East and Floyd, from the far right.
abc.go.com /primetime/politicallyincorrect/episodes/2001-02/626.html   (2733 words)

  
 Alan Thicke Biography
Alan has seven Emmy nominations (five as a writer, two as an actor).
Recently, Alan has revisited his writing craft to create sitcom pilot scripts for studios including Castle Rock and Warner Brothers as well as television movie, When Love Grows Old for the Family Channel, a feature film, The Noone Hour for Steve Tisch Productions, and the comedy Beauty Queens Must Die for Allegro Films.
Alan is proud to have been named "Father of the Year" by organizations including The Father's Day Council of Los Angeles, The Muscular Dystrophy Association, and The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
alanthicke.tripod.com /biography.htm   (615 words)

  
 G4 - Feature - Bit Chat: Alan Thicke
Alan Thicke is America's most beloved Canadian import since whisky, and nearly twice as intoxicating.
Born Alan Willis Jeffrey in Ontario, Thicke earned popularity North of the border with his daytime talk show, "The Alan Thicke Show," which was turned into a late-night show in the States called "Thicke of the Night."
In the mid-1980s, Thicke landed his most memorable role as Dr. Jason Seaver on Growing Pains, where he played the loving father to irrepressible teen heartthrob, Kirk Cameron.
www.g4tv.com /techtvvault/features/37344/Bit_Chat_Alan_Thicke.html   (185 words)

  
 Los Angeles Philharmonic Association - Performer Details
From 1980 to 1983, The Alan Thicke Show became (and remains) the biggest hit in the history of Canadian daytime television.
As a headliner and speaker, Alan's distinctive charm and humor have established him as one of America's all-purpose entertainers.
After graduating from the University of Western Ontario, Alan played in a bar band by night and on weekends performed in a repertory comedy group which included Lorne Michaels and Gilda Radner.
www.laphil.org /resources/performer_detail.cfm?id=2012   (702 words)

  
 EGG. Broadway Workshop. Alan Scott | PBS
Alan Thicke (Alan Scott) is a seven-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and writer and a Golden Globe nominee for his role as psychiatrist Jason Sever on GROWING PAINS.
Sometimes I'm me, Alan Thicke and sometimes I'm Alan Scott, and sometimes I'm Rodney Forbush.
It's a great way to work and they move you in and out of whatever reality you are supposed to be in at the moment.
www.pbs.org /wnet/egg/320/scott   (171 words)

  
 Book Alan Thicke for Event, Meeting, Gala
Alan Thicke With a remarkable varied career in entertainment, Alan Thicke is best known as Jason Seaver on ABC's "Growing Pains," which propelled him into the international spotlight as one of television's most adoring father figures.
A Golden Globe Nominee and frequent "Father of the Year" recipient, Thicke cherishes his family obligations both on and off the screen.
The former host of "The Alan Thicke Show" and "Thicke of the Night," he is also active as a writer, producer, composer, master of ceremonies and charity spokesperson.
www.grabow.biz /Comedy&Magic/AlanThicke.htm   (433 words)

  
 Keppler Speakers: Alan Thicke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thicke is the father of a diabetic and author of both How Men Have Babies: The Pregnant Father's Survival Guide and How to Raise Kids that Won't Hate You.
Alan grew up in the rough-and tumble gold mining town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, in the far north of Canada.
Consequently Alan entertained is way out, doing stand-up comedy and singing in a rock-and-roll band.
www.keppleroncampus.com /speakers/thickealan.asp   (761 words)

  
 Growing Pains' Alan Thicke Ties the Knot | Alan Thicke, Marriage, Engagements : People.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Growing Pains actor Alan Thicke, 58, married his longtime girlfriend, model Tanya Callau, 30, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on May 7.
This is the third marriage for Thicke and the first for Callau.
Thicke was previously married to Gina Tolleson, a freelance TV reporter as well as Miss World 1991 (they were wed from 1994-99 and had one child), and to singer-actress Gloria Loring (1970-83, two children).
people.aol.com /people/articles/0,19736,661670_1060124,00.html   (219 words)

  
 Alan Thicke - Northern Stars
After attending the University of Western Ontario, Alan graduated in English and Psychology before beginning his show biz career as an all-night disc jockey.
When not acting and writing, Alan composes music and has written theme songs for several TV series, including The Facts of Life.
Alan Thicke's son is actor Brennan Thicke, best known for providing the voice of the TV cartoon character Dennis the Menace.
www.northernstars.ca /actorsstu/thicke.html   (304 words)

  
 Alan Thicke, Ask A Star: Broadway.com Buzz
Alan Thicke is back in the cast of Broadway's Chicago as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn--but just for one week (June 25 through July 1).
Thicke has a wide-ranging career that includes acting, writing and producing.
Thicke is also well-known for hosting his own talk show, The Alan Thicke Show, for three years.
www.broadway.com /gen/Buzz_Story.aspx?ci=5259   (242 words)

  
 Interview: Thicke: this is the sound of next generation soul - Music Breakout - Alan Thicke - Brief Article - Interview
Thicke: this is the sound of next generation soul - Music Breakout - Alan Thicke - Brief Article - Interview
His parents are both popular actors-Alan Thicke (star of the '80s TV hit Growing Pains) and Gloria Loring (Days of Our Lives)-but unlike a lot of Tinseltown kids, Thicke's talent has nothing to do with his folk's accomplishments.
THICKE: My mom had a hit in the '80s called "Friends and Lovers" that went to number one.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1285/is_9_32/ai_92233476   (1105 words)

  
 Alan Thicke @ Filmbug
Alan Thicke is most well known to viewers as Jason Seaver, a role he played for seven seasons on the hit series Growing Pains.
A native of Ontario, Canada, Thicke began his career in a rock & roll band which lead to him writing and producing specials for the Canadian Broadcasting Company, which lead to him hosting The Alan Thicke Show from 1980 to 1983.
Thicke has also hosted many television specials including the 1987 Emmy Awards, Animal Crack-Ups, Tube Test I and II, Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss USA and various Christmas and Easter parades.
www.filmbug.com /db/25960   (228 words)

  
 How Men Have Babies: The Pregnant Father's Survival Guide, Alan Thicke
Alan Thicke, who played one of TV's most memorable Dads on NBC's long-running show, Growing Pains, is here with a helpful guide for fathers-to-be (and their wives).
Thicke, a new father himself, is fresh from the experience of preparing for this blessed event, and he offers cheeky commentary, guy talk, personal anecdotes, advice, and (believe it or not!) useful information.
Reader/Author Alan Thicke is currently the host of the nationally syndicated TV series, Pictionary.
www.audiopartners.com /thicke.cfm?userid=39602773   (225 words)

  
 Alan Thicke - Book Information
But never fear: beloved TV dad Alan Thicke is her to help.
Alan Thicke is a seven-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and writer and a Golden Globe nominee for his role as psychiatrist Jason Sever on Growing Pains.
In Canada he authored a nationally syndicated humor column and hosted the hit talk variety series THE ALAN THICKE SHOW, and the late-night Thicke of the Night in the U.S. In 1998 he made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning Chicago-The Musical.
alanthicke.tripod.com /bookinfo.htm   (402 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - 'Growing Pains' star Alan Thicke to wed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Growing Pains father Alan Thicke is headed to the altar again.
Thicke (center) starred in Growing Pains with (L to R) Kirk Cameron, Tracey Gold, Ashley Johnson, Joanna Kerns and Jeremy Miller (not shown).
4/19/2005 9:22 AM Thicke (center) starred in Growing Pains with (L to R) Kirk Cameron, Tracey Gold, Ashley Johnson, Joanna Kerns and Jeremy Miller (not shown).
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2005-04-19-thicke-engaged_x.htm   (227 words)

  
 NBC 15 :: Close to Home - Third Time's the Charm for Alan Thicke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Last Update: 4/19/2005 2:30:01 PM Former Growing Pains star Alan Thicke is hoping the third time's the charm as he makes his long-term girlfriend Tanya Callau his third wife next month.
Thicke enthuses, "I'll be on my third honeymoon, so I'm more of an authority than I care to be."
Thicke stars in the upcoming Justin Timberlake and Bruce Willis movie 'Alpha Dog' and is currently writing a television pilot called Second Honeymoon.
www.wpmi.com /entertainment/story.aspx?content_id=2C9E5DEA-D53B-452E-A796-0FE078E9287B   (139 words)

  
 Alan Thicke to wed supermodel girlfriend - (United Press International)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hollywood, CA, Apr. 20 (UPI) -- "Growing Pains" star Alan Thicke plans a May wedding in Mexico to his Bolivian supermodel girlfriend, Tanya Callau, Entertainment Tonight reported.
The marriage will be the third for Thicke, who has three sons.
The actor also is a producer, script writer and composer whose nearly 50 TV show theme credits include "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Facts of Life."
www.washtimes.com /upi-breaking/20050420-014029-6972r.htm   (104 words)

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