David Cassidy

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TV Actor
Date of Birth April 12, 1950
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Date of Death Nov 21, 2017 (67)
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David Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He was best known for his role as Keith Partridge, the son of Shirley Partridge, in the 1970s musical-sitcom The Partridge Family. This role catapulted Cassidy to teen idol status as a superstar pop singer of the 1970s.

Born: David Bruce Cassidy, April 12, 1950, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died: November 21, 2017, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, singer, songwriter, musician
Years active: 1969–2017
Home town: West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
Children: 2, including Katie Cassidy
Parent(s): Jack Cassidy, Evelyn Ward
Family: Shaun Cassidy (half-brother), Patrick Cassidy (half-brother) Ryan Cassidy (half-brother)
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About David Cassidy

Became a teen idol for his role as Keith Partridge on the musical sitcom The Partridge Family, which eventually led to his music career. He sought success as a solo artist with hit singles such as "I Write the Songs," "Lyin To Myself," and " No Bridge I Wouldn't Cross."

Before Fame

He made his professional debut in the Broadway musical The Fig Leaves are Falling in 1969 and moved to Los Angeles later that same year.


He enjoyed a successful stint in Las Vegas in the productions EFX, The Rat Pack Is Back! and At the Copa.

Family Life

He was the son of actor Jack Cassidy and actress Evelyn Ward. He was married three times, to actress Kay Lenz, Meryl Tanz and Sue Shifrin. He had a daughter named Katie and a son named Beau.


He was a competitor on Donald Trump's The Celebrity Apprentice in 2011.

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Latest information about David Cassidy updated on November 28, 2020.

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