David Cassidy Dead At 67

David Cassidy,’70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on “The Partridge Family,” has died, at 67.

David Cassidy was recently been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. Cassidy was in critical condition and suffering from organ failure prior to his death.

Cassidy’s nephew, Jack Cassidy, tweeted about his uncle’s death, saying “I can’t help but thank God for the joy that he brought to countless millions of people.”

Cassidy’s early work included appearances on “Ironside,” “Marcus Welby, M.D.,” “Adam-12” and “Bonanza.”

In 1970, Cassidy played the role of Keith Partridge on the musical sitcom “The Partridge Family.” Several pop hits came from the show including
the single “I Think I Love You,” featuring Cassidy on lead vocals, hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts in 1970 and sold more than 5 million copies.

Cassidy later launched a solo career, recording a dozen studio albums and six compilation albums.

Cassidy had a daughter, Katie Cassidy, in 1986, from a relationship with Sherry Williams Benedon, and a son, Beau, with third wife Sue Shifrin, in 1991.

Those who worked with Cassidy in the entertainment business shared their memories and condolences on social media.