David Cassidy Dead at Age 67

Monday 22nd January 2018 actor dead lead singer song writer 70s heartthrob patridge family star

Partridge Family alum David Bruce Cassidy has passed away after being hospitalized for organ disappointment at the age of 67.

His rep told E! News in a statement, "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. 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."

David  Cassidy was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist.and survived by his children, Arrow actress "Katie Cassidy" and son "Beau Cassidy".

David was hospitalized for kidney and liver disappointment a week ago, prodding his family to race to his side. He needed a liver transplant, TMZ had announced.

David rose to fame in the early '70s with his role as Keith Partridge on the hit TV show The Partridge Family. He helped perform hits such as "I Think I Love You." Katie released a cover single in 2002.


Caption: David Cassidy's performance in California in 2015


Photo credit: nydailynews.com




David appeared in a few acting projects over the past few decades. In 2009, he starred on the ABC Family-now-Freeform show Ruby & the Rockits with his brother Patrick Cassidy and actress Alexa PenaVega. Older brother and fellow former '70s heartthrob Shawn Cassidy co-created the series.

David's last role is in the new movie Forgiven This Gun4hire, a western also starring comedian and Baskets star Louie Anderson. It is set for release in May.


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