‘Power Rangers’ Stars Amy Jo Johnson, Walter Jones, Austin St. John & More Mourn The Loss Of Jason David Frank – Deadline


Jason David Frank, best known as Tommy Oliver in the 1990s children’s action series Mighty Morphin Power Rangersdied at the age of 49 and his co-stars are morning at his loss.

Viewers who grew up watching the show remember that the love interest of the Green Ranger (and later the White Ranger) was the Pink Ranger, played by Amy Jo Johnson. After the news of Frank’s death, the Luck alum paid tribute to the late actor on social media.

“Jase, you were beautiful and truly unique,” she posted on Instagram along with a selfie next to Frank at a fan convention. “My life just won’t be the same without your frenetic, hilarious, caring, driven and creative ball of energy. I will always love you, dear friend. Please rest in peace now…”

Walter Emanuel Jones also took to Instagram to share: “I can’t believe it…. RIP Jason David Frank. It pains me to lose another member of our special family.”

Austin St. John, the original Red Ranger, posted on Instagram: “Once a ranger, always a ranger” thoughts and prayers….”

Paul Schrier, who played bully Bulk on the ’90s show, said on Instagram, “Rest In Peace, my friend.”

Blake Foster, who shared screentime with Frank in the Power Rangers movie sequel Turbo: A Power Rangers Moviesaid: “I can’t believe this… I cried all night. Another broken heart. Lost my hero, our leader, my friend and an icon. Life really sucks man.”

Nakia Burrise also took to Instagram to express her thoughts.

“I really struggled to find the right words to say… In every family there is chaos, miscommunication, support, but most of all love,” she said. “I am blessed to be a part of the Power Ranger family for 27 years and losing a family member is hard…. May the Lord wrap his arms around JDF’s wife and children at this time.”

Steve Cardenas, who took over the role of the Red Ranger after the departure of Austin St. John’s MMPRshared a collage of images on Instagram with Frank over the years.

“Words just cannot describe the shock and sadness I feel right now. Jason David Frank is and forever will be an icon,” he wrote. “He dedicated his life to the Power Rangers brand and especially its fans. Jason was the first person to welcome me on set in 1994 and later introduced me to social media, comic cons and event promoters around the world so I could reconnect with you guys like we did back then. I will be eternally grateful.”

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.


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