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Power Ranger’s Famous Star Jason David frank Dies

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Actor, director, and author Jason David Frank has died after his lung collapsed during surgery. He was 44 years old. The actor was best known for playing Tommy Oliver in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series, which aired on Fox Kids between 1993-1996.

Jason David Frank

Jason David Frank was a martial artist and actor who played Tommy Oliver in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series. He also appeared in other TV shows like All American Girl, The Flash, and Arrow.

PARK CITY, UTAH - JANUARY 27: Actor Jason David Frank walks on Main Street on January 27, 2020, in Park City, Utah.
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Jason David Frank’s death was confirmed by his friends on social media who shared photos of him during their time together. One of these pictures shows Jason with his daughter while they were traveling through Asia together back in 2016 as they were promoting their new book titled “My Life As A Power Ranger: From Homelessness To Hollywood Fame,” which details his life story up until now (at least according to what I’ve been able to glean from my own Google search).

Early Life And Profession

Jason David Frank is a martial artist, actor, and retired professional wrestler. He is also a mixed martial artist and professional wrestler. The actor had been wearing a mask since his surgery and he was not able to speak because of the vocal chord remit damage, however, he was able to write on a board and communicate with fans.

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He was best known for his role as Tommy Oliver in the Power Rangers franchise which started in 1993 where it ran until 2002 before being rebooted again in 2011 with new actors replacing them (including Jason David Frank).

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Rizwan Ahmad, the doctor who treated Jason David Frank on behalf of the hospital where he was admitted, spoke out Thursday in a statement released to People magazine.

“We are saddened by what has happened,” Ahmad said. “I want to assure everyone that we are doing everything possible to ensure his full recovery.”

The actor’s publicist also released a statement saying: “Jason is recovering well and resting at home under close supervision.”

His Cause of Death 

He was a martial arts master and Power Ranger, but also a father, husband, and friend.

Jason David Frank died Friday at the age of 44 after battling cancer. The actor passed away at his home in Los Angeles County after being hospitalized earlier this week due to complications from Stage 4 colon cancer he was diagnosed within 2017.

The actor had previously shared that he’d been diagnosed with the terminal liver disease before undergoing surgery on April 26th, 2018 which resulted in him being released from the hospital two weeks later without any knowledge about how well his body would heal before returning again for another surgery on June 17th, 2018 where doctors found tumors throughout both lungs which resulted in further complications for him leading up.

Until now when his condition worsened enough for them to put him back into hospice care over concerns about the infection spreading throughout his body due to ventilation problems caused by having two tubes inserted into one lung cavity (which also resulted from previous surgeries).

Jason David Frank Movies and Carrer

Jason David Frank was born in 1972 and is an American actor and martial artist. He is best known for his role as Tommy Oliver in the Power Rangers franchise, which began airing on television in 1993.

Frank was arrested in 2015 for driving under the influence of alcohol and drug possession, which lead him to spend time behind bars before being released from prison following a plea bargain agreement with prosecutors.

After spending time in prison where he spent much of his time praying and practicing martial arts, he was released back into acting once again. Jason David Frank played an important role in the movie industry. He has many famous movie series Power Rangers

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie1995
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie1997
The Junior Defenders2007


We at Mighty Morphin Power Rangers know that this is a sad and tragic time for the family of Jason David Frank. We also want to send our condolences and thoughts out to everyone who loved this actor or was inspired by him. The world has lost an all-around great guy who will be remembered for always being kind and helpful whenever he could, especially to those around him with less fortunate circumstances than himself.

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