Patrick Dodson/ The Daily Gazette/ AP Seventies heartthob David Cassidy leaves town court in Schodack, N.Y., on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Cassidy pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving while inebriateded in upstate New York.
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017|6:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES– David Cassidy of “The Partridge Family” fame has died at age 67.
Press agent JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening stating Cassidy had actually died “surrounded by those he enjoyed.” No even more information were right away readily available, but Geffen stated on Saturday that Cassidy was in a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hospital suffering from organ failure.
The teen and pre-teen idol starred in the 1970s comedy and offered millions of records as the musical group’s diva.
“The Partridge Household” aired from 1970-74 and was meant at first as a lorry for Shirley Jones, the Oscar winning starlet and Cassidy’s stepmother. Jones played Shirley Partridge, a widow with five children with whom she forms a popular act that takes a trip on a psychedelic bus. The cast included Cassidy as eldest son and family heartthrob Keith Partridge.
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017|9 p.m.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– “Partridge Household” star David Cassidy has actually been hospitalized in Florida with several organ failure.
Publicist JoAnn Geffen tells The Associated Press that Cassidy remains in a Fort Lauderdale-area medical facility with liver and kidney failure. She says he remains in a personal room, mindful and surrounded by household. Geffen states there is absolutely nothing “imminent” about his condition, and doctors are wanting to “keep him as well as they can up until they can find another liver.”
Previously, his rep stated Cassidy was in pain and taken to the health center on Wednesday.
The 67-year-old former teen idol, who lives in the Fort Lauderdale area, stated previously this year that he was having problem with memory loss and that he was ending his 50-year career. Cassidy has had many personal problems in the years following his initial success, ranging from drug abuse to personal bankruptcy.
He’s the stepson of starlet and fellow “Partridge Household” star Shirley Jones.
Reports of Cassidy’s hospitalization triggered a flood of encouraging discuss social media.
His half-brother Shaun Cassidy, also a former star and vocalist and now a TELEVISION manufacturer, tweeted Wednesday afternoon, “Thank you for all your love and good long for David. It suggests the world to everybody.”