Every youngster who grew up in the ’90s and got to see Frank kick butt on Saturday mornings will tell you that just hearing his name brings back a flood of fond memories.
It has since been reported that the 49-year-old actor and MMA fighter committed suicide and was discovered in Texas.
In the 1993 TV series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” Jason David Frank played the role of one of the original Power Rangers. In the children’s show, he first appeared as one of the masked superheroes that battled crime and monsters.
The Death of Jason David Frank Has Shocked the World.
There was no formal announcement of Jason David Frank’s cause of death, but various sources told The Guardian that Frank had committed suicide (UK). Jason David Frank‘s body was discovered in Texas. He apparently killed himself there. Although the cause of death is unknown at this time, his huge fan base is actively seeking information about it.
Please respect the privacy of his family and friends at this awful time as we come to terms with the loss of such a lovely human being,” Jason David Frank’s representative said in a statement obtained by TMZ. His family, friends, and admirers meant the world to him. Indescribably, he will be missed.
Life Outside of Work for Jason David Frank
Frank is a student of martial arts, and in 2009 and 2010 he fought in several mixed martial arts matches. Frank’s second wife, Tammie Frank, allegedly filed for divorce from him in August, shortly before his death.
In 1994 he wed Shawna, with whom he had two sons and a daughter. As of 2001, they were no longer a couple. He married his second wife, Tammie, in 2003, and the couple now has a daughter together.
If the suicide allegations are real, it is tragic because there are many anonymous resources available to anyone struggling with feelings of hopelessness, depression, or suicide.
Jason David Frank, an Actor, and MMA Fighter Took His Own Life.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released disturbing data on the global suicide rate. In low and middle-income countries, the suicide rate is roughly equal for men and women, but it is nearly three times higher in high-income ones.
The Fox television series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” which premiered in 1993 and quickly became a cultural sensation, was named after its signature power-up mecha suit. A former Green Ranger, Frank returned to the show as the White Ranger. The actor played the role in both the TV and movie versions of the show.
Frank, an avid martial arts practitioner, was photographed competing in multiple MMA bouts between 2008 and 2011. Tammie Frank, Frank’s second wife, filed for divorce from him in August of this year. Frank and Tammie Frank have one kid together, and Frank and Shawna Frank have three children together.
For every suicide, many more people attempt it. Suicide ranks fourth among 15-29-year-olds. In high-income countries, more men than women commit suicide. Jason David Frank was a 1993 “Mighty Morphin Power Ranger.” In the kids’ series, he was one of six masked crime/monster killers. The actor and mixed martial artist committed suicide and was found dead in Texas at 49.