David Cassidy

David Cassidy

Age
66
Birthday
Apr. 12th, 1950
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
5' 8"

David Cassidy's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Partridge Family TV Show
The Partridge Family
The Flash (1990) TV Show
The Flash (1990)
Ruby and The Rockits TV Show
Ruby and The Rockits
100 Greatest Teen Stars TV Show
100 Greatest Teen Stars
David Cassidy - Man Undercover TV Show
David Cassidy - Man Undercover
 

Main Movie Roles

2007 - I Could Never Be Your Woman
2005 - Popstar
1975 - Rosebud

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Contestant
12
Officer Dan Shay
1
Joey Mitchell
1
Himself - Interviewee
1
Tim Richmond
1
Rick Lambert
1
Michael Ambrose
1
Danny Goodson
1
Larry Wentworth
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

David Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950 to Jack Cassidy (I), a very skilled actor, and actress Evelyn Ward (I). By the time he was five, his parents were divorced and Jack had married actress Shirley Jones (I), an actress who in 1955 had just made Oklahoma! (1955). When David was about 10, his mother moved to California from New Jersey. A few years later, she got married to a director and, like Jack Cassidy (I) and Shirley Jones (I), the marriage ended in divorce. David was thrown out of schools and hardly made it through one year of college. When he was 18, he went east to New York to perform in a play called "The Fig Leafs are Falling." He did some other spots on TV, but in 1970 he got the opportunity to play Keith Partridge on the TV show "The Partridge Family" (1970). (He did not know until he got the part that his real life stepmother Shirley Jones (I) was to play his mother Shirley.) The show ended in 1974, but not the close relationship he had with his "sister" Susan Dey, who played Laurie Partridge. In 1976, David's father Jack died when his apartment caught on fire. That year, David got married to Kay Lenz, but they later divorced. He got married again to a horse trainer in 1984, but it did not last either. In 1990, he married again, to Sue Shifrin. (He has a son from Sue named Beau Devon.) In 1994, he wrote a book about his years being Keith Partridge. He still performs updated songs from the Partridge Family years.


TRIVIA:
  • Starred in the play "Time" in London with 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) in 1987. It was Olivier's final stage performance (although he was only seen via a previously filmed segment).
  • Half-brother of 'Shaun Cassidy' (qv), 'Ryan Cassidy (I)' (qv), and 'Patrick Cassidy (I)' (qv).
  • At his peak, Cassidy was the world's highest paid live entertainer, and his official fan club was the largest in pop history - exceeding 'Elvis Presley' (qv) and 'The Beatles' (qv).
  • His hit song "I Think I Love You" was featured and sung on the album "You and Me" by 'Declan Galbraith' (qv).
  • Mentioned in the song "Jackie's Strength" by Tori Amos.
  • He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care."
  • Allergic to garlic.
  • Had an operation at age 11 on his left optical nerve which was wrapped around a blood vessel, sometimes resulting in a "lazy" eye when he's over-tired, and had his gall bladder removed in 1972 after a concert in Wildwood, New Jersey.


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