ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

For David Cassidy Fans

Updated on September 4, 2014

David Cassidy Is More Than Keith Partridge

I have always been a David Cassidy fan and this lens, I hope, is a tribute to him and his music, loves and his accomplishments.When ABC cast David Cassidy as its juvenile star in their upcoming show, "The Partridge Family," it launched one of the most spectacular careers in the music and entertainment industry.

From television to recording and record breaking concert tours, and from Broadway to Las Vegas production shows, David Cassidy has made his mark in this tough industry and been lauded accordingly.

Coming from a family of actors, mother Evelyn Ward and father Jack Cassidy, his fate as a performer began at a young age. It was by coincidence that David wound up starring with his real life stepmother Shirley Jones in the "The Partridge Family."Before the end of 1970, the year the show premiered, David Cassidy graced every teen magazine cover in the world, had the #1 selling single of the year, and garnered multiple Grammy nominations and won a Golden Apple Award.

Over the next five years, David's official fan club grew to become the largest in history, exceeding those of Elvis Presley and the Beatles.

The Loss Of David Cassidy's Mother

We want to send out our heart felt prayers to David and his family. Most everyone who is a fan should have already heard the news. David lost his mother, Evelyn Ward, December 23, 2012. David had recently had to place her in a 24 hour care center due to her failing health. We know how much David loved his mother. So to all fans, please send him your thoughts and prayers during this time. David has jumped back into work and is currently touring with his band.From all the fans, we love you David and you are in all of our prayers.

David Cassidy's Public Service Announcement - Help find the cure for Alzheimers

Please help David's personal cause and volunteer or make a donation to help find a cure for Alzheimers disease.

David Cassidy
David Cassidy

David Cassidy Loves More Than Music

David Cassidy has a passion other than his music and entertainment. He has a love for horses. Growing up, David has loved being around horses since he was 3 years old, which started when he would go to ride pony rides.

While filming The Partridge Family, a crew member introduced him to horse breeding, and he has been in love with it ever since.David currently owns about 30 horses, most of them based in New York with trainer Gary Contessa. They race the entire New York circuit, including Aqueduct, Belmont and Saratoga.

He also has horses training in Florida and Canada. David can pick a crossbreed. He can pick the right sire for the right mare. David is a very, very astute horseman when it comes to race horses.

David Cassidy's Silver Eagle Patriot Award

On April 16, 2011, while attending the Celebrity Sock Hop, which is a fundraising event for the Foundation of Brain Injured Veterans, David Cassidy was presented with the Silver Eagle Patriot Award. This is an outstanding achievement for David. Congradutaions!

David Cassidy
David Cassidy

David Cassidy And The Partridge Family

The Partridge Family show is an American television sitcom about a widowed mother and her five children who embarked on a music career. The family lives in San Pueblo, a town in Northern California. Most people thought that this was a real town, but is a fictional town made up just for the Partridge Family.

The series was originally broadcast on ABC from 1970 to 1974.The original pilot for The Partridge Family was shot in December, 1969 on the Columbia Ranch in Burbank California. In the original version, the family lived in Ohio. Shirley was named Connie Partridge and she dated a man played by Jack Cassidy, her real life husband, and David's real life Dad. Then the completed pilot, incorporating various changes, had to pass an audience research test before it could be approved by the network and given the green-light to go to series.

ABC then scheduled the show opposite Andy Griffith's new CBS series, "The Headmaster" on Friday nights -- turning the Partridges into sitting ducks (or so they thought). Little did they know the producers had a secret weapon: a young actor named David Cassidy and a song called "I Think I Love You!". The rest is TV history.

David Cassidy singing "I Think I Love You"

David Cassidy's Musical Talents

Did you know that David Cassidy first started out playing drums in a garage band? That's right, the drums. But did you alwo know that he can play the guitar, the piano, and the clarinet, which he has been playing since he was 8 years old.But putting all of musical instrument talent aside, he has a voice that can still melt the hearts of any woman in hearing range of him.Way to go David!

David Cassidy's Marriages

David Cassidy has been married three times. He married his first wife, Kay Lenze in 1977 and was divorced in 1983. His second wife, Meryl-AnnTanze, shared his love of horses and they were married in 1984 and divorced in 1985. David Cassidy married his third wife, Sue Shifrin, in 1991 and they have a son together and were recently divorced in 2014.

David Cassidy's Acting Career

Ruby & the Rockits (2009) stars as David Gallagher

Popstar (2005)stars as Grant

Instant Karma (1990) aka Almost a Virginstars as Reno

The Spirit of '76 (1990)stars as Adam-11

Parade of Stars (1983) stars as George M. Cohan

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1983)stars as Joseph

Little Johnny Jones (1981)stars as Little Johnny Jones

The Night the City Screamed (1980) stars as David Greeley

Fantasy Island (1980) stars as Danny Collier

The Voice of The Turtle (1979)the Turtle

David Cassidy - Man Undercover (1978) stars as Officer Dan Shay

The Partridge Family (1970) stars as Keith Douglas Partridge

David Cassidy
David Cassidy

David Cassidy On Celebrity Apprentice

Even though David Cassidy was one of this seasons Celebrity Apprentice stars, he was unfortunately the first to be fired. But David acted in a very dignified manner when he was told the bad news in the board room.

And I am sure that we haven't seen the last of him. All of David Cassidy fans are still behind him and hope him the best.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Susan Szabo 

      3 years ago

      Davids music will always be a big part of my life considering his music was really what I grew up with in the early 1970's. I will always love and admire David~David, you are very talented and I wish you all the best~

      Susan

    • profile image

      christine rudd 

      3 years ago

      i still love david cassidy.

    • profile image

      christine rudd 

      3 years ago

      i still love david cassidy.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)