Jason David Frank, star of Power Rangers, has died at 49
Sylvie Claire / November 21, 2022
According to the American media TMZ, the actor who played the green ranger would have ended his life.
Sad news for the fans of "Power Rangers", Jason David Frank, who was one of the stars of the original series of the '90s, died. It is his spokeswoman, Justine Hunt, who confirmed the information this Sunday evening. "Please respect the privacy of his family and friends during this horrible time as we try to come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being. He loved his family, friends and fans very much. We will truly miss him," she told TMZ, without giving further details. However, the tabloid claims that the 49-year-old actor committed suicide, according to sources close to the case.
The rumor of his death began to circulate earlier today, after a tribute message posted by his personal coach and friend, Mike Bronzoulis. "Rest in peace my brother (...) I'm still in shock." he announced on Facebook, captioning a photo of them together, "I feel bad, he called me, he left me a message and I took too long. Jason was a good friend to me and I will miss him." Upsetting words that seem to go along with the claims of TMZ. In his message, the actor's coach also sent his support to the actor's family. Last August, his second wife Tammie, had launched divorce proceedings, citing infidelity, and an irreconcilable conflict. He had a child with her, and three others from a first marriage.
Best known for playing Tommy Oliver in the many "Power Rangers" series, Jason David Frank to play the character until 2018, where he had appeared in an episode of the series "Power Rangers: Super Ninja Steel". He had also made a cameo in the 2017 film, which was to relaunch the franchise in theaters, but whose failure had signed the stop.