*Warning: This article may contain some distressing information.
Police have issued a statement following the discovery of actor Jason David Frank’s body in a Texas hotel room on Saturday (November 19).
The 49-year-old, as was previously said, was most well-known for his part as Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver in the 1993 film Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Along with David Yost (Billy Cranston), Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly Hart), Walter Emmanuel Jones (Zack Taylor), Austin St. John (Jason Lee Scott), and Thuy Trang (Trini Kwan), who tragically perished in a vehicle accident in 2001, he co-starred in the popular children’s series.
Frank was elevated to the position of White Power Ranger, the group’s commander, because to his enormous fan popularity, and he went on to appear in 123 episodes while playing the part.
In addition to being an actor, Frank was a well-known mixed martial artist. He made his MMA debut in 2010 and, according to an earlier account, won against Jonathon “The Mack Truck” Mack in the first round.
Sadly, Frank took his own life on Saturday (November 19). After receiving a panicked phone from his wife Tammie, authorities in Texas found Frank’s death in a hotel room.
On November 18, the divorcing couple booked into two different rooms at the hotel. Staff were called to Tammie’s room after the couple got into a furious argument, according to TMZ.
After another altercation, Tammie was allegedly locked out of her husband’s room, forcing her to phone the police at around 5:00 AM on Saturday. According to law enforcement sources who spoke to the site. When Frank stopped breathing, management helped the cops enter the room where they discovered the 49-year-old man’s dead body.
The news stated that Frank had sadly committed suicide by hanging himself in his hotel room.
As previously reported, a representative for the actor, Justine Hunt, said: “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.”
Our thoughts go out to Jason David Frank’s family, friends, and fans at this tragic time.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, please reach out for help and contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741, or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources.