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David Cassidy Bio, Height, Net Worth, Age, Death, & More

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About David Cassidy

David Cassidy Height, Net Worth, Age, Marriage, Death, Bio & More. He’s starred as “Keith Partridge” in the ABC musical sitcom The Partridge Family (1970-74). David Cassidy was an American actor and musician.  His discography includes 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.

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. This role catapulted Cassidy to teen idol status as a superstar pop singer of the 1970s.

Bio/Wiki

Birth Name David Bruce Cassidy
Nick Name David Cassidy
Age 67 years old
Years Active 1969-2017
Died November 21, 2017
Cause of Death Organ Failure
Place of Death Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Religion Not Known
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Aries
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, United States
Date of Birth April 12, 1950
Nationality Not Known
Residence Not Known
Home Town Not Known
Hobbies Not Known

Physical  Stats

Height (Approx.) Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
Weight (Approx.) Not Known

Figure Measurements

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Hips Size Not Known
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Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity Not Known
Hair Color Not Known
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S*xual Orientation Not Known
Dress Size Not Known
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Family

Mother’s Name Not Known
Father’s Name Not Known
Brother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Wife/Spouse Kay Lenz, Meryl Ann Tanz, Sue Shifrin
Marriage Date Not Known
Children Katie and Beau

Personal Life

School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Profession Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Brands Endorsed Not Known
Career Manager Not Known

Relationship & more

Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known

Favorite Things

Favourite Food Not Known
Favourite Actors Not Known
Favourite Colors Not Known
Favourite Sport Not Known
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Money Factor

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx) $1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.)
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx) $100,000 – $1 Million
Annual Salary Under Review
Income Source Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

 Career

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”. Do his other albums include Didn’t You Used to Be? (1992) and Old Trick New Dog (1998).

Filmography

1969 The Survivors Mike Episode: “Chapter Seven”
Ironside Danny Goodson Episode: “Stolen on Demand”
1970 Adam-12 Tim Richmond Episode: “Log 24 A Rare Occasion”
Bonanza Billy Burgess Episode: “The Law and Billy Burgess”
Marcus Welby, M.D. Michael Ambrose Episode: “Fun and Games and Michael Ambrose”
Medical Center Rick Lambert Episode: “His Brother’s Keeper”
The Mod Squad Brad Johnson Episode: “The Loser”
The F.B.I. Larry Wentworth Episode: “Fatal Impostor”
1970–74 The Partridge Family Keith Partridge 96 episodes
1978 Police Story Officer Dan Shay Episode: “A Chance to Live”
1978–79 David Cassidy: Man Undercover Officer Dan Shay 10 episodes; also a composer of theme music
1980 The Love Boat Ted Harmes 1 episode
The Night the City Screamed David Greeley TV movie
1980/83 Fantasy Island Jeremy Todd / Danny Collier 2 episodes
1982 Matt Houston John Gordon Boyd Episode: “Joey’s Here”
1983 Parade of Stars George M. Cohan TV movie
Tales of the Unexpected Donald / David Episode: “Heir Presumptuous”
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Joey Mitchell Episode: “Career Move”
1990 Instant Karma Reno
The Spirit of ’76 Adam-11
1991 Blossom Himself Episode: “A Rockumentary”
1992 The Ben Stiller Show David Cassidy Episode: “With Flea”
1995 The John Larroquette Show Jefferson Kelly Episode: “Wrestling Matches”; also the composer of theme music
2003 Malcolm in the Middle Boone Vincent Episode: “Vegas”
The Agency Everett Price Episode: “War, Inc.”
2004 Kim Possible Roland Pond (voice) Episode: “Oh Boyz”
2005 Less than Perfect Vince Episode: “Playhouse”
Popstar Grant
2009 Ruby & The Rockits David Gallagher 10 episodes
2011 Celebrity Apprentice Himself/contestant 2 episodes
2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Peter Coe Episode: “Last Woman Standing”

Discography/Songs

Studio and live albums

1972 Cherish Bell Records US #15, UK #2, Norway #6. Released in Germany as I Am A Clown.
US: Gold
Rock Me Baby Bell Records US #41, UK #2, Germany #9.
1973 Dreams are Nuthin’ More than Wishes Bell Records UK #1, Australia #10.
1974 Cassidy Live! Bell Records UK #9; recorded live in Great Britain (May 1974)
1975 The Higher They Climb RCA Records UK #22
1976 Home Is Where the Heart Is RCA Records
Getting It in the Street RCA Records Germany and Japan only. Held back in the US till 1979.
1985 Romance Arista Records UK #20, Germany #22, Australia #50.
1986 His Greatest Hits – Live Starblend Records Recorded live at The Royal Albert Hall, London (October 1985).
1990 David Cassidy Enigma Records US #136
1991 Best of David Cassidy Curb Records Japan only. Despite the title, not a compilation but unreleased recordings from 1979.
1992 Didn’t You Used to Be? Scotti Brothers Records
1998 Old Trick New Dog Slamajama Records
2008 Live in Concert Warner

Compilations

1974 Greatest Hits Bell Records
1975 David Cassidy Forever Bell Records
1977 Bravo präsentiert David Cassidy Arista Germany only.
1998 David Cassidy’s Partridge Family Favorites Slamajama Records Combination of David Cassidy songs and Partridge Family songs Keith Partridge
1996 When I’m a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star Razor & Tie Collection of RCA songs (1975–1976).
2001 Then and Now Universal Music US #147, UK #5, Australia #46; re-recordings of songs.
2003 A Touch of Blue Universal Music UK #61; bonus album of re-recordings of songs.
2006 Could It Be Forever… The Greatest Hits Sony BMG UK #52; including hits by The Partridge Family
2007 David Cassidy Part II – The Remix 180 Music Dance remixes of songs.
2018 Songs My Father Taught Me Mixkitchen Musica Posthumous jazz EP (five songs). (#1 Amazon Jazz Chart; #2 iTunes Jazz Chart; #13 Billboard Jazz Albums Chart)

Some unknown facts about

  • Did David Cassidy smoke?: Not Known
  • Did David Cassidy drink alcohol?: Yes
  • David was born into a family of actors, which is why he always wanted to be an entertainer.
  • When he was 6 years old, his parents divorced and his father married Shirley Jones, after which he grew up in West Orange, New Jersey with his mother and grandparents.
  • At the tender age of 8, he started learning guitar, piano, drums, and clarinet.
  • At the age of 14, he formed his first band with Sam and Jim called “The Pains Of Glass.”
  • In 1969, he made his professional debut in the Broadway musical ‘The Fig Leaves Are Falling.’
  • In the 1970s, he rose to fame with his role as “Keith Partridge”. Keith Partridge in the musical TV series ‘The Partridge Family.’
  • Keith Partridge in the musical TV series.
  • In 1971, his gallbladder was removed at the Mt. Sinai Hospital in Hollywood.
  • The same year, he won a Gold Medal Award for Most Promising Actor.
  • In 1972, he posed nude for Annie Leibovitz for a photo in the “Rolling Stone” magazine. David Cassidy in 1970s
  • He is allergic to garlic.
  • His first marriage was on April 3, 1977, with Kay Lenz.
  • He suffered from dementia, a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember.
  • He had a successful stint in Las Vegas, with the show ‘EFX’ (1996).
  • In 2005, he was No.1 in TV Guide’s list of “TV’s 25 Greatest Teen Idols.”
  • In 2007 he released his autobiography, “Could It Be Forever? My Story.” David Cassidy – Could It Be Forever
  • In 2013, he appeared on ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.’
  • He filed for bankruptcy in 2015.
  • He has been a loyal supporter of the democratic party.
  • On November 18, 2017, it came out in media that he is in a critical condition at a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, due to organ failure.

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