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 the privacy of his family and friends during this horrible time as we come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being. He loved his family, friends and fans very much. He will truly be missed,” his representative said in the statement, as reported by TMZ.
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.