How did Jason David Frank die? Social media hoax about 'Power Rangers' star turned out to be true

Jason David Frank's family is yet to release a statement, but one of his agents confirmed the news of his death

How did Jason David Frank die? Social media hoax about 'Power Rangers' star turned out to be true
Jason David Frank has reportedly died due to suicide (Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for Saban Brands)
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If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Jason David Frank, who played Tommy Oliver in 'Power Rangers', has died by suicide on Sunday. November 20. He was 49. His fans were left flummoxed when rumors of his death spread on social media earlier. This heartbreaking news has now reportedly been confirmed.

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The actor rose to prominence in the hit series as the Green Ranger, and while the role was only supposed to last 14 episodes, he became so popular that he was welcomed back as the White Ranger and the team's new commander.

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Frank's trainer confirmed his untimely death on Facebook and a production studio he used to work with later confirmed it. Frank's family is yet to issue a statement regarding his death, however, an agent of his confirmed the same, stating that they were "regrettably true." As per Geek Ireland, two posts confirmed his fans' worst fears. 

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Mike Bronzoulis, his trainer and close friend, posted a photo of the two on Facebook with the caption, "RIP my brother from another mother Jason David Frank  I'm still in shock I'm feeling terrible he called left me a message and I took to long Jason was a good friend to me and I will miss him. Love n prayers for his wife Tammy and their kids, I prey that God gets yall through this difficult time."

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According to certain reports, Frank ended his life as he was going through a difficult divorce, and his stepdaughter Shayla also ended her life bu suicide in 2021.

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His fans have already started expressing their sadness while stating that it could all be just rumors. A person wrote on Twitter, "I KNOW YALL LYING ABOUT JASON DAVID FRANK!!!! The white ranger/green ranger!!! Please don’t let it be true he’s dead." Another tweeted, "Just in case the rumors about Jason David Frank are true, I apologize. I just can't believe words from one person to another, I can't go by rumors. Only the facts." A third wrote, "I’m trying to find concrete confirmation out here, and I’m seeing nothing official, but if it’s true that we lost Jason David Frank…"

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