David Cassidy Age, Death Cause, Wife, Family, Biography & More

David Cassidy

Full NameDavid Bruce Cassidy
ProfessionActor, Singer-Songwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 173 cm
in meters - 1.73 m
in feet inches - 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 75 kg
in Pounds - 165 lbs
Eye ColorHazel Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Personal Life
Date of BirthApril 12, 1950
Date of DeathNovember 21, 2017
Place of DeathFort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Death CauseOrgan Failure
Age (Age at the time of death)67 Years
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
SignatureDavid Cassidy signature
HometownWest Orange, New Jersey, USA
SchoolRexford High School, Beverly Hills, California
Educational QualificationHigh School Graduate
DebutTV- The Survivors (1969)
Album- Cherish (1972)
FamilyFather- Jack Cassidy
Mother- Evelyn Ward, Shirley Jones (Step-mother)
David Cassidy parents
Brother- Shaun Cassidy (half-brother), Patrick Cassidy (half-brother), Ryan Cassidy (half-brother)
Sister- N/A
Ethnicity/RaceIrish, German
FanMail AddressDavid Cassidy
MPI Talent Agency
12100 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1030
Los Angeles, CA 90025
HobbiesPlaying guitar, Watching baseball
Controversies• In 2014, he was charged with driving under the influence by the Los Angeles City Attorney.
• In 2015, he was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with an expired tag after a crash in Florida.
Favorite Things
Favorite AthleteMickey Mantle
Favorite FoodOysters
Favorite ColorGreen
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
Girlfriends/AffairsDee Dee Keel (American Personality)
David Cassidy - Dee Dee Keel
Meredith Baxter (Actress)
David Cassidy - Meredith Baxter
Susan Dey (Actress)
David Cassidy - Susan Dey
Kay Lenz (Actress)
Meryl-Ann Tanz
Sherry Benedon
David Cassidy - Sherry Benedon
Sue Shifrin (Songwriter)
Monique Gabrielle (Actress)
David Cassidy - Monique Gabrielle
Tracy Richman (Actress)
David Cassidy - Tracy Richman
Wife/SpouseKay Lenz (m. 1977 - div. 1983)
David Cassidy with his Ex-wife Kay Lenz
Meryl Tanz (m. 1984 - div. 1985)
David Cassidy - Meryl-Ann Tanz
Sue Shifrin (m. 1991 - div. 2016)
David Cassidy - Sue Shifrin
Marriage DateKay Lenz (April 3, 1977)
Meryl Tanz (December 15, 1984)
Sue Shifrin (March 30, 1991)
ChildrenSon- Beau Cassidy (Singer)
David Cassidy with his son
Daughter- Katie Cassidy (Actress)
David Cassidy with his daughter
Style Quotient
Money Factor
Net Worth‎$5 million

David Cassidy

Some Lesser Known Facts About David Cassidy

  • Did David Cassidy smoke?: Not Known
  • Did David Cassidy drink alcohol?: Yes
  • David was born into a family of actors, which is why he always wanted to be an entertainer. David Cassidy childhood photo with his father
  • When he was 6 years old, his parents divorced and his father married Shirley Jones, after which he grew up in West Orange, New Jersey with his mother and grandparents.
  • At the tender age of 8, he started learning guitar, piano, drums, and clarinet.
  • At the age of 14, he formed his first band with Sam and Jim called “The Pains Of Glass.”
  • In 1969, he made his professional debut in the Broadway musical ‘The Fig Leaves Are Falling.’
  • In the 1970s, he rose to fame with his role of “Keith Partridge” in the musical TV series ‘The Partridge Family.’

  • In 1971, his gallbladder was removed at the Mt. Sinai Hospital in Hollywood.
  • The same year, he won a Gold Medal Award for Most Promising Actor.
  • In 1972, he posed nude for Annie Leibovitz for a photo in the “Rolling Stone” magazine. David Cassidy in 1970s
  • He is allergic to garlic.
  • He suffered from dementia, a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember.
  • He had a successful stint in Las Vegas, with the show ‘EFX’ (1996).
  • In 2005, he was No.1 in TV Guide’s list of “TV’s 25 Greatest Teen Idols.”
  •  In 2007 he released his autobiography, “Could It Be Forever? My Story.” David Cassidy - Could It Be Forever
  • In 2013, he appeared on ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.’
  • He filed for bankruptcy in 2015.
  • He has been a loyal supporter of the democratic party.
  • On November 18, 2017, it came out in media that he is in a critical condition at a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, due to organ failure.

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