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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 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 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 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.