Summary: pop singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor who starred in the 1970's sitcom The Partridge Family and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer when the show aired from 1970 to 1974 and was a fictional variation on the 1960's performers the Cowsills that was intended at first as a vehicle for Oscar-winning actress (and Cassidy's stepmother) Shirley Jones who played Shirley Partridge, a widow with five children with whom she forms a popular act that travels on a psychedelic bus, whose cast also featured Cassidy as the eldest son and family heartthrob Keith Partridge, Susan Dey (later of LA Law fame) as sibling Laurie Partridge, and Danny Bonaduce as sibling Danny Partridge.
Cause of Death: Liver failure
Born: April 12, 1950
Died: November 21, 2017
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida