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Jason David Frank’s Passing has Shocked and Saddened his Co-Star Walter E. Jones

Published on November 21st, 2022 | Updated on November 21st, 2022 | By FanFest

A Power Ranger who worked with Jason David Frank is remembering him after hearing of his death at the age of 49. Frank’s costar from the popular 90s television show

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Walter Emanuel Jones, took to Instagram to share a photo of himself and Frank with several other original cast members.
John and David Yost “Can’t believe it … RIP Jason David Frank🙏🏾, ” Jones began his caption.

 

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“My heart is sad to have lost another member of our special family.” He also told PEOPLE in a statement that Frank “was an inspiration to so many people” and “his presence will be dearly missed.” Jones added, “It’s sad to lose another member of our Ranger family.” The actor played Zack Taylor, the Black Ranger, opposite Frank’s Tommy Oliver, the Green/White Ranger, in the original 1993 series. Frank’s death comes 21 years after the passing of costar Thuy Trang, who died in a car accident in 2001. She was 27.

“Jason was one of the biggest pranksters on the show,” Jones, 51, continued in his statement. “He had a wild sense of humor. We had our share of ups and downs, but I stayed consistent about being an ear if he needed one.”He concluded, “We hope he rests in peace.” Other former Rangers also expressed their condolences on social media

Amy Jo Johnson, who played the original Pink Ranger and Frank’s love interest on the show, posted an adorable Instagram photo of the two. “Your beauty and uniqueness is unparalleled, Jase. I’m really going to miss having you in my life–you’re always so full of energy, funny, compassionate and creative. I will always cherish our friendship, dear friend. “Please find peace now…,” she wrote as the caption.

 

 

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