The actor Jason David Frank, who played Jason in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, has passed away at the age of 49. On Sunday, November 20th, Frank’s spokeswoman Justine Hunt announced his passing to Yahoo.
Sadly, it’s the truth. Ms. Hunt of Hines and Hunt Entertainment asked that his family and friends be given space to mourn his death in private.
Those closest to him—his family, friends, and fans—meant the world to him. Those who knew him will agree that he will be sorely missed. There has been no confirmation of a suicide verdict, although many sources have reported Frank’s death.
Walter Emanuel Jones, Frank’s co-star on Power Rangers, released a statement to People in which he praised the actor, calling him “an inspiration to so many.”
According to Jones, “it’s extremely heartbreaking to lose another member of our Ranger family.” His sense of humor was off the charts. Although our relationship went through its share of ups and downs, I was always here to provide an ear if he needed me to.
My thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones and those who will miss him. Peace be upon him, the Master of Power.
Frank played Tommy Oliver, the Green Ranger, in the first season of Mighty Morphin, which aired in 1993. Later, he portrayed Oliver in cinematic adaptations of the series as the White Ranger.
Frank was also a prominent figure in mixed martial arts.
Jones expressed his sadness over the loss of Frank alongside other former Power Rangers cast members on social media.
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie co-star Blake Foster posted on Instagram, “Can’t believe this… I cried my eyes out all through the night. I’ve had my heart broken again. I have lost my idol, our leader, my friend, and a symbol of our movement. The reality is that life is terrible.
Frank leaves behind two daughters, Skye and Jenna, and two sons, Hunter and Jacob.
Jason Frank Married Life: His Wife/Kids
Before his untimely passing in November 2022, Jason did not have a partner. On the other hand, he entered into a marriage to Shawna Frank in 1994 and remained married to her until they divorced in 2001.
He later married Tammie Frank in 2003. Nevertheless, they parted ways in 2022. Jenna Frank, Skye Frank, Jacob Frank, and Hunter Frank were Frank’s four children.
Jason David Frank’s Power Rangers Career
The first time you saw Frank on television was in 1993, when he played the Green Ranger, Tommy Oliver, on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He was on the show for a total of 14 episodes.
He was the green ranger for a while, and then he went back to his old team, the Power Rangers, to become the white ranger.
After three seasons, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were transformed into the Power Rangers Zeo, and Frank was given the role of the Red Zeo Ranger in this new incarnation of the team.
After leaving the show in 1997, Frank returned to the Power Rangers franchise in 2004 as the Black Dino Ranger in the spin-off Power Rangers Dino Thunder.
In addition, the actor can be seen in the television series Super Power Beatdown and the movie Legend of the White Dragon, both of which are scheduled to be released in the year 2023.
Jason David Frank’s Net Worth at the Time of His Death
At the time of his death, Jason David Frank was a professional fighter in mixed martial arts, a martial artist, and an actor with a net worth of $500 thousand, According to Celebrity Net Worth.