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David Cassidy Biography

Birth Name:
David Bruce Cassidy
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Made his Broadway debut in 1969 in the notorious flop The Figs Are Falling
  • Returned to Broadway in 1982 with better results as a replacement for Joseph during the original run of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • Starred with his then-stepmother Shirley Jones in The Partridge Family
  • Was the world's highest paid performer by age 21
  • Released his first solo album, Cherish, in 1972
  • Posed nude in the May 11, 1972, issue of Rolling Stone magazine
  • Daughter Katie Cassidy has covered his 1970 hit "I Think I Love You
  • " Races and breeds thoroughbred horses with wife Sue Shifrin
  • Topped TV Guide's 2005 list of the 25 Greatest Teen Idols
  • Worked with his three brothers in 2009 on the ABC Family show Ruby & the Rockits (Patrick costarred; Shaun produced; Ryan was a set designer)
  • Supported and spoke on behalf of the Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation