Alan Thicke

Submitted by on Sep 6, 2015

Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke was nominated for an Emmy 7 times (5 times – as a screenwriter, 2 – as an actor). In the mid-70s, he produced the game show on NBC «Lottery celebrity”and”Magician accidents”, which made it the leading one of Canada’s Alex Trebek. He also wrote scripts for more than 45 television programs, including “The Facts of Life”, “Other movements”, “Wheel of Fortune».

Author: Alexander Rudenko

The Canadian actor, producer, writer and composer. He grew up in a small town near Lake Ontario in the north of Canada. “Because of our small town could get only on two conditions,”- says Alan Thicke -“if you play hockey, or if your girlfriend got pregnant. I did not succeed in any of these activities. ” However, teak is still found a way to get out of the backwoods to the big city. He started singing in a rock ‘n’ roll band and participate in comedy productions.

His career in television began to tick as a writer on the Canadian radio and TV stations. His talent soon brought Alan to the United States, where he wrote the lyrics for Bill Cosby, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor, Bobby Darin, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Anne Murray and Barry Manilow. He also wrote scripts for revolutionary comedy «Fernwood 2 Night», «America 2 Night», as well as for the movie NBC «The secret which she kept».

Alan Thicke was nominated for an Emmy 7 times (5 times – as a screenwriter, 2 – as an actor). In the mid-70s, he produced the game show on NBC «Lottery celebrity”and”Magician accidents”, which made it the leading one of Canada’s Alex Trebek. He also wrote scripts for more than 45 television programs, including “The Facts of Life”, “Other movements”, “Wheel of Fortune».

In 1980-1983, Alan has become the leading talk show “Alan Thicke Show”, which became the most popular in the history of Canadian television. Soon, however, Alan waited failure: his show “The Night”, was aired late at night, was unpopular in comparison with similar programs Johnny Carson. This year has been the hardest for Teak: in the same day his wife left him and closed the show.

But in 1985 he returned to his success. Alan got the role of a psychiatrist and father of a family in a television series, ABC-TV’s «Growing Pains». According to polls of viewers, it became the most favorite serials “father.” His work on the show lasted for seven years and earned Alan a number of nominations, including a Golden Globe nomination. Soon, Alan made a 180 degree turn, becoming Dennis Dupree, leading pompous talk show in the series NBC «Hope and Glory”. Soon Alan participated in projects

s “Obsession”, “Shadow of the Bear”, “Nowhere except home”and”Windsor Protocol.” His partner was Kelly LeBrock (“Betrayal of the Dove”), Michelle Phillips (“Wiping”) and Sharon Stone (“Calendar murder»).

As one of the most popular presenters, in 1987 he became the leading Tick ceremony Emmy, Christmas evening on ABC, ceremonies, Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss USA, the program “Funniest TV family”, “The great magic of the world.”Education Alan theater crowned with success in 1997 when he starred opposite Jason Alexander in the movie”Promises! Promises! “And soon landed the role of Billy Flynn in the musical” Chicago ».

Recently, Alan went back to work, written and worked on the pilot series for companies Castle Rock and Warner Brothers. He also engaged in television series “When love gets old,”a family comedy channel and the”Queen of beauty must die” for the studio Allegro Films.

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