He was her father-in-law for many years.
The world is still mourning the death of celebrated actor Alan Thicke, including some of his celebrity peers, once of who happens to be his former daughterin-law.
Paula Patton , who was once married to the
Growing Pains actor’s son Rob Thicke for a number of years, recently took to Instagram to share her condolences and explain to her followers how deep of an impact he had on her life.
Under a photo of the Alan Thicke, the Baggage Claim actress explained that she knew him since she was 15-years-old — around the time she and Robin began dating.
Watch her speak highly of the Hollywood great, below: