Jason David Frank Cause Of Death: Jason David Frank was the actor who played the role of Tommy Oliver, a.k.a. The Green Ranger of the ” Power Rangers”, franchise, passed away on Nov. 19, in Texas. He was 49 years of age.
Justine Hunt, Frank’s manager, confirmed Frank’s death to the Associated Press. Justine Hunt, his manager, requested that Frank’s family and friends be kept informed about his death.
Fox Kids’ 1993 premiere of “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” which aired for three years. It was a popular show that captivated a young audience with its energetic cast of kung fu-savvy vigilantes. Frank has been a beloved character among the fans, and the “Power Rangers” franchise has seen many iterations and adaptations over the years.
Frank originally introduced in the series as an antagonist. Rita Repulsa placed Frank under a spell and the Green Ranger became a dangerous enemy to the heroes. Frank was originally scheduled to make a brief appearance. However, the popularity of the character led to Frank becoming a regular series regular. Frank played the role of the White Ranger for the next two seasons.
“Can’t believe ….” RIP Jason David Frank.,” Walter Jones wrote on Instagram . “It is a terrible loss to another member of our family.
Frank accepted roles in several other Power Rangers shows and films, including that of a Red Zeo Ranger (Power Rangers Zeo) and the first ever Red Turbo Ranger (Power Rangers Turbo), though he left the latter role mid-season. The franchise also featured appearances in “Power Rangers Wild Force”, “Power Rangers DinoThunder”, and “Power Rangers Ninja Steel.”
Who Was Jason David Frank?
Frank was born Sept. 4, 1965 in Covina (Calif.). His legacy is still reflected in the Black Belt Hall of Fame and World Karate Union Hall of Fame. Frank’s amazing acrobatic skills were not due to movie magic. The acclaimed actor was an eighth-degree black belt in Karate and had experience with many other forms of martial arts including Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. At the age of four, he began to learn karate and at twelve he received his first black belt.
Frank opened his first martial arts school in 1994. Frank created a new system of fighting at these dojos called Toso Kune Do. It translates into “Way of the Fighting Fist” in English and includes many styles of martial arts.
Frank met Kyoshi Rud Herbster when “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” was over. He became his long-term business partner. Frank and Kyoshi Rick Herbster started Rising Sun Karate Academy together, where he remained an educator for the rest of his life.
Frank made his debut in mixed martial arts at the U.S.A. in 2010. Amateur Combat Association’s inaugural “Lonestar Beatdown”, held in Houston, Texas. Frank defeated Jonathon Mack Truck, an MMA fighter, in the first round. A year before the fight, he began receiving MMA coaching from UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard.
Recently, Frank cast as the lead in an upcoming film by Aaron Schoenke. The film, entitled “Legend of the White Dragon,” would feature Frank as the warrior.
Jason David Frank is survived his sons Hunter and Jacob and his daughters Skye and Jenna.