Birth Name: Alan Thicke
Birth Place: Ontario, CA
The son of Joan and William Jeffrey, a nurse and stockbroker, respectively, Thicke was born Alan Willis Jeffrey on March 1, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada, a remote mining community in the north of the province. The Jeffreys divorced in 1953, after which Joan married Brian Thicke, a doctor with two children by a previous marriage, who adopted Alan. With the family's move to equally remote Elliot Lake, a uranium-mining town, Thicke attended the Elliot Lake Secondary School, where his predilection for the arts blossomed, making him popular enough to be named homecoming king his senior year. Graduating in 1965, he went on to attend the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. T...
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