Age: 49 Years Religion: Christianity
|Nickname(s)||Fearless Frank Vulture|
|Other name(s)||• Jason Ybarra
• Jason Franklin
• Mixed martial artist
• Voice artist
|Famous role||Tommy Oliver, the Green ranger in the TV show ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ (1993)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 180 cm
in meters– 1.80 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 98 kg
in pounds– 215 lbs
|Debut||TV: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993)
Film: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)
|Last Film||Making Fun: The Story of Funko (2018)|
|Awards & Achievements||• Jason David Frank was a seventh degree Black Belt holder. He also had a Guinness World Record in skiving (for the most pine boards broken during freefall).
• Received ‘Hall of Fame Award’ by American Karate Kung Fu Federation in 1994
• Received the title of ‘Master of the Year’ for American Karate in 2003
• Won Arnold Schwarzenegger Classics Master Appreciation Award in 2005
• Received ‘Black Belt Hall of Fame Award’ in 2007 in Atlantic City, New Jersey
• Received ‘Black Belt Hall of Fame Award’ for the ‘Most Successful Industry Leader’ in 2007
|Date of Birth||4 September 1973 (Tuesday)|
|Birthplace||Covina, California, United States|
|Date of Death||19 November 2022|
|Place of Death||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Age (at the time of death)||49 Years|
|Death Cause||Suicide (alleged) The Independent|
|School||Bonita High School in La Verne, California (1987 to 1991)|
|Tattoo(s)||• On abdomen: R.S.K.A (Rising Sun Karate Academy)
• On right-half of back: Japanese Tiger
• On the inner left bicep: A 9mm pointing upwards to make it look like an “L” and an “A”
• On the inner side of his right bicep: TAMMIE (first name of his wife, Tammie Frank)
• On left pec: picture of his daughter Jenna Frank
• On left shoulder: A crown
• On right hand: The word ‘MUAY’
• On left hand: The word ‘THAI’
• On left thigh: a bug turtle, which is Jason’s representation of Mutan Ninja Turtles
• On left forearm: Colorful inked phrase ‘JESUS DIDN’T +AP.’ A Yin-Yang ball surrounded by fire. Virgin Mary along with a pair of Angel wings with multiple red roses.
• On left bicep: A Jack of Diamonds, Queen of Clubs, King of Hearts, and an Ace of Spades. Face of Bandit followed by a roulette table. “One Arm Bandit” below the Bandit’s face
• On left foot: Fighting Bee Logo
• On left leg: A crocodile
• On left and right hand: Power ranger tattoo
• On left hand fingers: Word ‘CORP’
• On left wrist: A power ranger tattoo
• On left forearm: Japanese rose
• On neck: ‘FEARLESS FRANK’
• On right forearm: A Japanese design
• On right bicep: A Mandala flower
• On right foot: Chinese text with a dragon face
• On right leg: A cobra tattoo
• On right pec: A flower
• On right elbow: Spider web
• On right ribs: A Thai Style Boxer
• On right arm: Kanji characters
• On right hand fingers: Word ‘RSKA’
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Married|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Tammie Frank (2001-2003)
• Amy Jo Johnson
|Marriage Date||• First Marriage– 8 May 1994
• Second Marriage– 17 May 2003
|Wife/Spouse||• First Wife– Shawna Frank (m. 1994, div. 2001)
• Second Wife– Tammie Frank (m. 2003, div. 2022)
|Children||Son– Jacob Frank
Daughter– Skye Frank
|Parents||Father– Ray Frank
Mother– Janice Christine Soter
|Siblings||Brother– Erik Frank (passed away in 2001 at the age of 29)|
|Baseball Team(s)||• Los Angeles Dodgers
• Houston Astros
|Musician(s)||• Korn (band)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jason David Frank
- Jason David Frank played the famous role of Tommy Oliver, the green ranger in the TV show “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” in 14 episodes. After his character became popular, he reappeared in the show as the White Ranger and the new leader of the team.
Jason David Frank as Tommy Oliver, the green ranger
- He was the creator and owner of MMA merchandise titled ‘Jesus Didn’t Tap’.
- He was trained in martial arts including Taekwondo, Shotokan, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Jeet Kune Do, Wado-Ryu, Wing Chun, Savate, and Muay Thai. He picked multiple techniques from different martial arts and created his own technique of American Karate namely ‘Toso Kune Do’.
- In 2009, he signed a contract with SuckerPunch Entertainment, a sports marketing and management company that works in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts).
- On 30 January 2009, he made his MMA debut at the Houston Arena Theatre, where he fought and defeated “the Mack Truck” Mack in the first round.
- On May 22 2010, he made his Ultimate Warrior Challenge debut against James “Ray” Handy Jr. in a light heavyweight bout.
- He had worked as a voice-over artist in many video games including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) and Power Rangers Dino Thunder (2004).
- In 2013, Jason did skydiving and made a Guinness World Record for the most 1-inch pine board broken while in freefall.
- In 2017, he made a cameo appearance as Angel Grove Citizen in the film ‘Power Rangers.’
- He appeared as himself in Apple TV’s web series titled ‘My Morphing Life’ (2014-2022).