Remembering Actor Alan Thicke

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Actor Alan Thicke guest stars as Rich Ginger on "The Bold And The Beautiful" during taping on Aug. 10, 2006 at CBS Studios in Los Angeles, Calif. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Alan Thicke died Tuesday at the age of 69.

The actor was best remembered for his role on “Growing Pains,” a sitcom that aired on ABC for seven seasons. But his TV career began in Canada, and he wrote the theme songs for a number of hit TV shows, including “Diff’rent Strokes” and “Facts of Life.”

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson looks back at Thicke’s life and work.

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