As news of Alan Thicke's passing spreads, celebrities are taking to social media to share their memories of the actor and send condolences to his family.
Paula Patton, who was married to the actor's son Robin Thicke, tweeted a quote shortly before news broke of the Growing Pains actor's death. "Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it," part of the quote read.
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Just heard of #AlanThicke's passing. 1st job in LA was as an intern for him... He was a very nice boss. Sending good thoughts to his family.— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) December 14, 2016
I'm so sad to hear about the passing of Alan Thicke. RIP Alan. 😢— Lori Loughlin (@LoriLoughlin) December 14, 2016
Your last tweet ❤️️. I'm heartbroken 😔 https://t.co/6GJopS0XaF— Candace Cameron Bure (@candacecbure) December 14, 2016
Wow. Alan Thicke tweeted this four years ago. https://t.co/bgyatTf7lW— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) December 14, 2016
Alan Thicke LOVED hockey! He also was a man with a huge heart. He was on the ice when his heart attacked him. RIP Alan...— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) December 14, 2016
Alan Thicke?!?! I'm so done with you 2016. Growing Pains theme song on blast.....— Tracie Thoms (@traciethoms) December 14, 2016
Now Alan Thicke...— Montel Williams (@Montel_Williams) December 14, 2016
Can we get a do-over on 2016? Too many good people lost and way too many bad people getting lucky...
RIP Dr. Seaver 🙏🏾
sad to learn of Alan Thicke's passing. he was a great friend over the years. thoughts & prayers to his family.— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) December 14, 2016
RIP to my brother Alan Thicke. The world has lost an icon. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/zIK0hzjihK— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) December 14, 2016
Other celebs took to social media too, remembering Thicke with kind words.