Power Rangers star Jason David Frank dies at 49
Jason David Frankbest known for playing the Green Power Ranger in the hit ’90s superhero series, has died.
The actor’s rep confirmed his death to People November 20. Frank was 49 years old. The cause of his death has not been made public.
“Unfortunately, it’s true,” her rep told the magazine. “Please respect the privacy of his family and friends during this horrific time as we come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being.”
Frank, a native of Covina, Calif. and a mixed martial artist, is survived by his children-sons Hunter and Jacob and girls Skye and Jenna.
“He loved his family, friends and fans very much,” the rep said. People. “He will be truly missed.”
Frank is also survived by his ex-wife Tammie Frank, who filed for divorce from the actor in August in Texas, where they live, according to court records obtained by E! New.
Frank rose to fame playing villain-turned-good Green Ranger Tommy Oliver in the first season of the original children’s series. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in 1993. He debuted in the five-part episode “Green with Evil”.