‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ was Star Ranger 49 – Deadline
Jason David Frank, an actor and mixed martial arts star, has died at age 49. The cause of death has not been released, but reports indicate it was a suicide.
Frank was born in Covina, Calif., and was originally Green Ranger Tommy Oliver in the early 1990s. He then became the White Ranger. He portrayed the character in both the television and film adaptations of the popular franchise.
Fans mourned his death on social media.
“No way…it hurts for real…those who know me well know my love for Power Rangers, my favorite superhero ever. Tommy Oliver is the most legendary ranger of all time, always will be,” wrote Edmund Dantes on Twitter.
“I can’t think of many people who loved and admired their fans as much as he did. He was always kind and gracious whenever I saw him. Terrible news,” added Twitter user @liladam87.
Professional wrestler Iron Sheik also paid tribute, writing “RIP JDF you the real legend bubba I love you forever #relegend.”
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