Actor Jason David Frank became famous in the 1990s for his role as Tommy Oliver in the original series of the franchise

Washington.- The American actor Jason David Frank, famous for playing one of the “Power Rangers” in the hit series of the nineties, died this Sunday at the age of 49.

According to the portal specialized in celebrity news TMZthe actor died in Texas, and everything indicates that he committed suicide.

The actor became famous in the 1990s for his role as Tommy Oliver in the original series of the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” franchise.

Dressed as one of the six superheroes masked from head to toe who, with his kung-fu skills, faced monsters of all kinds, Jason David Frank was part of the team that managed to conquer children’s audiences in 1993, when the series premiered. .

Frank played one of the protagonists for 3 seasons, with a total of 123 episodes, as well as in several film adaptations of the successful saga based on the Japanese Super Sentai franchise.

“He was an inspiration to a lot of people. We will miss her presence very much. It is very sad to lose another member of our Ranger family,” said actor Walter Jones, who played another of the Power Rangers.

In addition to being an actor, Frank was an MMA fighter and professional trainer, as an expert in martial arts such as taekwondo, muay thai, judo or jiu-jitsu.

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