- Name: David Cassidy
- Age at Death: 67 years old
- Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $500 Thousand
- Status: Deceased
David Cassidy was an American actor and musician. His starred as “Keith Partridge” in the ABC musical sitcom The Partridge Family (1970-74). His discography include the single “I Think I Love You” and the albums Cherish (1972), and Rock Me Baby (1972). David Bruce Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950 in Manhattan, New York. His parents Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward were actors. He had 3 older half-brothers, Shaun, Patrick, and Ryan. His father married singer Shirley Jones in 1956. Cassidy attended Rexford High School in Beverly Hills, California. He graduated in 1968. He studied at Los Angeles City College but never completed a degree.
Cassidy made his Broadway debut in a 1969 production of ‘The Fig Leaves Are Falling’. Later that year he moved to Los Angeles and landed a contract with Universal Studios. He appeared in early television shows like Ironside, Bonanza, and Adam-12. Cassidy was cast as “Keith Partridge” on the ABC musical series. He played the on-screen son of Shirley Jones’ character “Shirley Partridge”. The show ran for 4 seasons from September 1970 to March 1974. The Partridge Family scored big with the 1970 hit single “I Think I Love You”. It was written by Tony Romeo. It topped the Billboard charts and sold more than five million copies.
Cassidy starred as officer “Dan Shay” in his own drama series David Cassidy: Man Undercover (1978-79). He held a recurring role as “David Gallagher” on the ABC comedy series Ruby & The Rockits (2009). He was a celebrity contestant on NBC’s The Apprentice in 2011. His television credits include Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He voiced the character “Roland Pond” for a 2004 episode of Kim Possible. Cassidy starred as “Adam-11” in the comedy film, The Spirit of ’76 (1990). He was featured in Popstar (2005) starring Aaron Carter and Alana Austin. Cassidy was the subject of the NBC television movie The David Cassidy Story (2000). His autobiography, Could It Be Forever? My Story, was published in 2007.
In addition to acting, Cassidy was a singer, songwriter and guitarist. He released more than 20 singles between 1971 and 1998. His debut studio album, Cherish, was released in 1972 by Bell Records. It peaked at #15 in the US and at #2 in the UK. He released several other projects on the Bell label, including Rock Me Baby (1972), Dreams are Nuthin’ More than Wishes (1973), and The Higher They Climb (1975). Cassidy’s 7th album, Romance, was released in 1985 by Arista Records. It featured George Michael on the song “The Last Kiss”. His other albums include Didn’t You Used to Be? (1992) and Old Trick New Dog (1998).PERSONAL
David Cassidy died on November 21, 2017 at the age of 67. His reported cause of death was liver and kidney failure. He was also battling with dementia. He’s survived by two children, Katie and Beau. Cassidy was married to actress ‘Kay Lenz’ (1977-1983) followed by horse breeder ‘Meryl Ann Tanz’ (1984-88). His third wife was actress ‘Sue Shifrin’. They separated in 2013 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. Cassidy was about 5ft 7in tall and he was of Irish, German and Swiss ancestry. His net worth was estimated at $500 thousand. He filed for bankruptcy in February 2015.
David Cassidy Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: David Bruce Cassidy
- Birthday: April 12, 1950
- Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
- Years Active: 1969-2017
- Net Worth & Salary: US $500 Thousand
- Marriage(s): Kay Lenz, Meryl Ann Tanz, Sue Shifrin
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: November 21, 2017
- Cause of Death: Organ Failure
- Place of Death: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.