He died last Sunday (20), actor Jason David Frank, who played the green ranger and the white ranger in series and films of the Power Rangers franchise🇧🇷 Despite all the sadness from fans, many tributes to the character Tommy Oliver (played by Frank), have already begun to emerge online.
Including, many cast members of the Power Rangers feature films and series also made a point of remembering Frank and honoring the actor with messages on social networks.
The second red ranger, played by Steve Cardenas, took to his Instagram to celebrate Frank’s career and friendship with the artist. Through some photos, Cardenas shows all his affection for the green ranger.
The caption reads: “Words simply cannot describe the shock and sadness I am feeling at this time. Jason is and always will be an icon.”
Another co-star who used Instagram to praise Frank was Nakia Burrise, who lived Tanya Sloan, Yellow Ranger Zeo and the first Yellow Turbo Ranger. She said: “I have been blessed to be a part of the Power Rangers family for 27 years and losing a family member is hard. […]🇧🇷
The blue turbo ranger, played by Blake Foster, said he didn’t believe what happened. “I cried all night. Heartbroken again. I lost my hero, our leader, my friend and an icon. Life sucks, man.”
Finally, actor Walter Jones, who lived Power Ranger Black, Zack Taylor, posted a video with Frank, stating that he does not believe that was the last time he saw his friend. “I don’t believe it,” he points out.
About Jason David Frank
According to an official note, Frank died in Texas, in the United States, at the age of 49. In the Power Rangers franchise, the actor lived the character Tommy Oliver, the green ranger, between 1993 and 1996, in the Might Morphin Power Rangers series.
However, due to its success, he reprized the role in other productions of the heroes, also living the white ranger later.
In addition to being an actor, Frank was also an MMA fighter, dedicating himself more to martial arts from 2008 onwards, when he even started fighting professionally.
The actor left 4 children.