Jason David Frank, best known for his roles as the Green Ranger (and White Ranger) in 90s TV series ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ has died.
Sources close to the situation report Jason died by suicide.
He ws 49.
Update: Jason’s rep, Justine Hunt, has issued a statement, “Please respect the privacy of his family and friends during this horrible time as we come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being. He loved his family, friends and fans very much. He will truly be missed.”
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News of Jason’s death began circulating social media early Sunday morning. Jason’s friend and trainer, Mike Bronzoulis, confirmed the news in a Facebook post.
Similarly, artist BossLogic confirmed Jason’s death in a series of tweets saying he learned of the tragic news through mutual friends — as they were working on a project together.
I didn’t want to believe it. I still don’t want to. I didn’t even know that this is not confirmed. I have been working with him on a project, I found out through that and the mutuals we both work with.
I’m shocked and heartbroken as everyone else…. https://t.co/j8oEuXze54
— BossLogic (@Bosslogic) November 20, 2022
is it confirmed? I still can’t find the official news…
— Hot Brain (Fully Vaccinated) (@Sesa_Opas) November 20, 2022
Walter E Jones, Jason’s friend and best known for his role as the Black Ranger on ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ shared the news via Instagram.
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Following the confirmations, ‘Power Rangers’ fans have taken to social media to express their condolences.
He’s has left behind a legacy and 4 kids Who are probably devastated right now because your dad is gone I couldn’t imagine what they’re feeling right now
rest in peace Jason David Frank and long live the original green ranger and white ranger and red ranger and black ranger🙏🏾🕊🥲 pic.twitter.com/zPv0VsH4sH
— BigMacGuruMan🔞 (@BigMacGuruMan1) November 20, 2022
Man this one hurt! RIP Jason David Frank thank you so much for the memories you provided as the Green Ranger for so many people growing up including myself‼️💚 pic.twitter.com/xoYCYO30ZQ
— HBCU Anime✊🏾🔥 (@HbcuAnime) November 20, 2022
I’m posting this with a heavy heart, beloved actor, Jason David Frank, aka Dr Tommy Oliver has passed away. #RIPLEGEND #ripjasondavidfrank #PowerRangers 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/xNSZm0AoU5
— Princess Stella Solaria (Princess Solaria) (@DamianEudy) November 20, 2022
In honor of Jason David Frank here’s this Tik Tok I just watched last night…we ALL wanted to be the green ranger frfr 🥺🥺🥺 pic.twitter.com/X8EjWzo4xS
— Die Annas Cousin (@BettyieJayne) November 20, 2022
Absolutely devastating news as Jason David Frank, the beloved actor from the Power Rangers franchise who played Tommy Oliver for multiple years, has passed away.#RIPJasonDavidFrank pic.twitter.com/Eng6W3nO8K
— Set The Tape – Reviews & Nerdy Stuff! (@SetTheTape) November 20, 2022