One of the original “Power Rangers,” actor and mixed martial artist Jason David Frank, has passed away. He was 49. According to a statement from his representative, Mr. Frank passed away in Texas. His most well-known performance was as Tommy Oliver, the green power ranger, in the 1993 children’s series. According to the site, he later changed into the White Power Ranger and was appointed as the new commander of the team. Because of how well-liked the show was, numerous spin-off movies, action figures, and other toys were produced.
“Please respect his family’s and friends’ privacy as they deal with the terrible loss of such a beautiful person during this difficult time. He was incredibly close to his followers, friends, and family. He will be sorely missed, “According to TMZ, his representative stated in the statement.
Due to his tremendous popularity, Mr. Frank appeared in 123 episodes of the series as one of the main cast members.
Although some sources suggested Mr. Frank committed suicide, the cause of death wasn’t immediately disclosed, according to The Guardian.
Social media has been inundated with condolences from Power Rangers fans.
In a flashback photo with Mr. Frank, Walter E. Jones, who played his Power Rangers co-star, wrote: “Can’t believe it, Jason David Frank is gone. The loss of another member of our unique family breaks my heart.”
The iconic 90s series’ official Twitter account published a statement and wrote, “The passing of Jason David Frank has deeply grieved the whole Ranger Nation. Over the years, JDF made countless admirers happy and will be sadly missed. May the Power always keep him safe.”
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fans flooded social media with condolences after learning of Frank’s passing.
The Iron Sheik, a professional wrestler, was one of those who sent condolences, tweeting: “RIP JDF YOU THE REAL LEGEND… I will always love you.
The actor who originated the role of the black power ranger, Walter Emanuel Jones, expressed his sorrow over the passing of a member of his “special family” in a post on Instagram.
From 2008 through 2010, Mr. Frank competed in professional combat after receiving training in numerous sports, including Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Judo, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
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