One of the most famous actors committed suicide…

According to the entertainment news site Geek Ireland, the death of actor and mixed martial artist Jason David Frank, well known for his role in the television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, has been confirmed by his representatives.

He was 49 years old at the time.

Frank gained to notoriety in the early 1990s as Tommy Oliver, the green Power Ranger on a children’s television show about martial arts-trained superheroes.

Later seasons of the show featured Frank as the white Power Ranger. The television show spawned numerous films, action figures, and toys.

Despite the fact that no official cause of death was given, some stories claimed that Frank had committed suicide.

As soon as word of Frank’s passing spread, fans of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers flooded social media with condolences.

Professional wrestler The Iron Sheik was among those who expressed their sympathies on social media. He wrote on Twitter, “RIP JDF YOU THE REAL LEGEND… I shall always cherish you.”

Walter Emanuel Jones, the actor who played the Black Power Ranger, shared his sadness over the death of a member of his “special family” in an Instagram post.

Jones concluded his message with the words “Can’t believe it.”

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was a 1993 American television show that premiered on Fox and quickly became a cultural sensation.

The show followed the adventures of five young individuals tasked with protecting the planet from various threats.

At the start of the first season, Rita Repulsa used her power to turn Frank’s character into a villain.  However, he was quickly accepted into the team of heroes and rose to prominence as one of the most popular characters on the program and the videogames that were associated with it.

In 2009 and 2010, Frank, a martial arts practitioner of several schools, competed in a number of mixed martial arts battles.

TMZ broke the news of Frank’s death and stated that his second wife, Tammie Frank, filed for divorce from him in August. Frank leaves behind four children: one from his second marriage to Tammie Frank and three from his first marriage to Shawna Frank.