Power Rangers Star Jason David Frank’s Cause Of Death Confirmed By Wife


Power Rangers star Jason David Frank’s wife has confirmed his cause of death at age 49.

TMZ broke the news, writing:

“the actor and mixed martial artist died in Texas, according to his rep Justine Hunt. Sources with direct knowledge tell us his death was the result of suicide.”

Best known for his role as the White Ranger in the classic series, Power Rangers. 

Frank maintained his incredible MMA skills and competed professionally for two years.

Walter Jones, who played the Black Ranger in the series, posted a statement about his friend and co-star:

“He was an inspiration to so many people. His presence will be dearly missed. It’s so sad to lose another member of our Ranger family.”

Frank’s representative, Justine Hunt, asked for privacy for the star’s family at this extremely difficult time:

“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.”

Frank’s wife, Tammie, has now confirmed that sadly his cause of death was suicide. Speaking to People, Tammie explained:

“My name is Tammie Frank, and my husband was Jason David Frank, who tragically lost his life to suicide just last week.

“While Jason was a well-known name to some, we lived a very normal life with ups and downs, just like anyone else. It has shocked and saddened me beyond belief to see that the media has turned my family’s tragedy into a tall tale.

“Since Jason’s death, I have been harassed online and can no longer stand to watch my husband’s good name slandered.”

“All we want is to remember Jason and our happiest memories, and move on from the pain of losing a loved one. I only ask for sympathy and understanding during this difficult time.

“To all the fans and supporters of Jason and our family, thank you for your kind words and wishes and God bless you all.”


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