David Cassidy Artist Biography

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Name: David Cassidy
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Similar Artists: The Partridge Family, Cliff Richard, Donny Osmond, David Essex, The Osmonds,
Popular Tags: pop, 70s, oldies, classic rock, Disco,

Published/Updated: 05 Mar 2008, 06:53

Biography: David Bruce Cassidy (born April 12, 1950, and died November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist.

David is the only son of Jack Cassidy, a Broadway actor of note from the 1950s and 1960s, and his first wife Evelyn Ward. He is the older half-brother of Jack and his second wife Shirley Jones' sons Shaun, Patrick and Ryan.

Cassidy is perhaps best known for his role as Shirley Jones' eldest son, Keith Partridge, on the popular 1970s musical/situation comedy, The Partridge Family. The show as on the air from 1970 to 1974.

He subsequently went on to a successful pop career in the mid to late 70s.
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