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David Cassidy ACTOR


David Cassidy was born on April 12th, 1950 in New York City, New York with the birth name David Bruce Cassidy.  His father was jack Cassidy a professional actor and his mother, Evelyn Ward was also a working actress.
His parents divorced at an early age and his father remarried right away to Shirley Jones, another working actress.  When he was ten years old he relocated with his mother to California and she too remarried to a director in the industry.  

Both of his parent's second marriages did not last and the unstable home life affected Cassidy's behavior.  He was constantly thrown out of schools and even though he attended college he never graduated.
He decided to follow in his parents footsteps and pursue a career as an actor.  He began with relocating to New York to work as a stage actor.  He performed in a play called, "The Fig Leafs are Falling" (1969).  

As his career progressed he got a number of small television roles and stage roles but his big break came when he was cast in the television series, "The Partridge Family" (1970) playing Keith Partridge.  

During the peak of his career he was the world's highest paid live entertainer and had the largest fan club in pop history.  His salary was not so extravagant for filming each series but the live concerts was where he made most of his fortune.  
When the series came to an end, Cassidy remained working in the industry.  Some of his latest appearances have been on the television show, "Fantasy Island" (1980-1983), "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (1988), "Less Than Perfect" (2005) and "Ruby & the Rockits" (2009) among others.  Cassidy also still performs updated songs from the Partridge years.
He is currently married to his third wife, Sue Shifrin whom he wed in 1991 and has one child with.  He was married twice before to Kay Lenz from 1977 through 1981 and then Merly-Ann Tanx from 1984 through 1986, however he never had any children with his first two wives. 
On November 3rd, 2010, David Cassidy was arrested in Florida for a DUI.


2009 Ruby & the Rockits 
2006 Biography 
2005 Popstar 
2005 Less Than Perfect 
2004 Kim Possible
2003 Malcolm in the Middle
2003 The Agency 
1995 The John Larroquette Show 
1993 Ein Schloß am Wörthersee 
1991 The Flash 
1990 The Spirit of '76 
1990 Instant Karma 
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1983 Parade of Stars
1983 Tales of the Unexpected 
1980-1983 Fantasy Island 
1982 Matt Houston
1980 The Night the City Screamed 
1980 The Love Boat 
1978-1979 David Cassidy - Man Undercover 
1978 Police Story 
1970-1974 The Partridge Family 
1970 Mod Squad
1970 Medical Center
1970 Bonanza 
1970 Adam-12 
1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. 
1970 The F.B.I. 
1969 Ironside
1969 The Survivors 

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