Teen idol David Cassidy, '' Partridge Family' ' star, dies at 67

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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.

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