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David Bruce Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He was best known for his role as Keith Partridge, the son of Shirley Partridge (played by his stepmother, Shirley Jones), in the 1970s musical-sitcom The Partridge Family.
Nov 21, 2017 · David Cassidy, the singer and actor who rocketed to teen-idol status in the 1970s as the costar of the musical TV sitcom “The Partridge Family,” died Tuesday, Nov. 21, after having been ...
David Cassidy Obituary (1950 - 2017) David Cassidy, the singer and actor who rocketed to teen-idol status in the 1970s as the costar of the musical TV sitcom “The Partridge Family,” died Tuesday, Nov. 21, after having been hospitalized several days earlier in Florida, where he lived, according to multiple news sources.
Nov 21, 2017 · David Cassidy, star of 70s TV hit The Partridge Family, dies aged 67 Read more Cassidy, who has died aged 67 after several years of living with dementia, was a new kind of teen idol.
Jun 06, 2018 · David Cassidy’s struggle with alcoholism seemed to peak in the early 2010s. From the turn of the decade to 2014, he was arrested three times for driving drunk, ...
Jul 24, 2020 · David Cassidy’s final days leading up to his death will be examined in the upcoming REELZ special ‘The Last Hours Of.’ Get details on what happened to the late ''Partridge Family' star and more.
Dec 07, 2017 · “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy,” his family told PEOPLE on Tuesday. “David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long.
Early Life. Singer, actor and TV star David Bruce Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950, in New York City. Son of actor and singer Jack Cassidy and actress Evelyn Ward, Cassidy built his own career ...
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David Cassidy, the former teen idol who was best known for his role in the 1970s television series, The Partridge Family, has died at the age of 67. There were false reports of Cassidys death before. However, on November 21, 2017, his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen confirmed that Cassidy is dead. What was Cassidys cause of death? The immediate cause of death was multiple organ failure. David Cassidy suffered liver and kidney failure. However, despite the multi-organ failure causing his death, CNN reported that his representatives would not reveal what caused the organ failure in the first place. David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years, Geffen said. News broke on November 18 that Cassidy was in critical condition with organ failure, and his family was rushing to be at his side. His condition then continued to deteriorate. He was in an induced coma but he is currently conscious and surrounded by family, his rep told UK Express. TMZ reported on November 18 that David Cassidy was in critical condition in an induced coma with organ failure, a situation that was described as grim. The cause of his health downward spiral: His liver was failing. He was reported to be near death unless he gets a liver transplant. Cassidy was hospitalized in Florida for the past few days after his health took a steep decline due to complications with his liver, reported The Blast. RadarOnline reported before Cassidy died that he was in dire need of a liver donor.
On November 19, TMZ reported that Cassidy had taken turn for the worse and a liver transplant was now considered futile. According to TMZ, Were told doctors have summoned Davids immediate family his son and ex-wife back to the hospital for what could be their final visit.
David Cassidys health had been an issue for months. In early 2017, Cassidy revealed that he had been diagnosed with dementia. David Cassidys tragic family history of dementia has always haunted him; and now its here. The former star of TVs The Partridge Family said Monday he is battling the memory-destroying brain disorder, USA Today reported at that time. According to CNN, David Cassidy also struggled with alcohol issues over the years.
David Cassidy is probably best known for his role as Keith on the famous 1970s-era television show. He told People Magazine that both his mother and grandmother struggled with dementia. He told People Magazine of his mother, In the end, the only way I knew she recognized me is with one single tear that would drop from her eye every time I walked into the room. I feared I would end up that way.
Cassidys website chronicles his meteoric rise as a teen idol in the 1970s. Hailing from a family of actors, mother Evelyn Ward and father Jack Cassidy, his fate as a performer was essentially seeded at a young age. It was by coincidence that he wound up starring with stepmother Shirley Jones in The Partridge Family,' the website says. When ABC cast David Cassidy as its juvenile star in what became an astonishingly successful series, one of the most spectacular careers in the entertainment industry was launched. Before the end of 1970, the year that The Partridge Family premiered, David had the #1 selling single of the year and record of the year, and garnered multiple Grammy nominations and won a Golden Apple Award. Over the next five years, membership in his official fan club exceeded that of Elvis Presley and the Beatles.
The website notes of his later years: In addition to performing, producing, writing and recording, David has become an active spokesperson and advocate for various Alzheimers organizations since his mother suffered and ultimately died from severe dementia. He will be traveling the country speaking on the subject when not touring and performing in concert. Davids other passion, and avocation, lies with the thoroughbred horses that he breeds and races.
Cassidy, who was married three times, leaves begind two children, including Katie Cassidy, an actress. Katie followed her father in the acting business, finding roles in Supernatural and Arrow. He also has a son named Beau. You can learn more about Katie Cassidy here: