Actor Jason David Frank, best known for starring in the original “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” TV franchise, has died, according to multiple reports citing his representative.
The actor died in Texas, his rep Justine Hunt told TMZ.
According to People, Frank’s rep asked for privacy for the actor’s family and friends as they “come to terms with the loss of such a wonderful human being.”
The representative did not provide a cause of death.
Frank played Green Ranger Tommy Oliver in the popular 1990s series and took on various roles in subsequent Power Rangers projects. The “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” series sparked the popular children’s franchise.
Most recently, he filmed “Legend of the White Dragon,” a movie that was partially funded through a Kickstarter and included other members of the “Power Rangers” cast. Frank was also an avid mixed martial artist.
He was 49 years old.