We’ve just now learned that the iconic actor, David Cassidy has passed away. He was 67 years old and will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
The news began yesterday, 11/19/2017 when we were told David had been rushed to a Florida hospital days earlier. His condition worsened since his admission & at that time we were told he was suffering from organ failure & in desperate need of a liver transplant. The doctors had placed him into an induced coma.
We’ve yet to learn the exact cause of death and are extremely saddened by this news. Stay tuned for updates as we receive them.
For a timeline of events and a small tribute to this legendary actor, you can read our coverage below.
David’s family has been arriving at the hospital to comfort him.
The 67-year-old former Partridge Family star has been in failing health for more than 2 months … this according to sources connected to the family.
Cassidy shot to fame playing Keith Partridge in The Partridge Family – a 1970s sitcom about a mother and five children who formed a rock and roll band. The show spawned hit songs, such as I Think I Love You.
The former heartthrob went on to a hugely successful solo career as a singer and pop idol.
In recent years he has spoken about his struggles with alcohol.
In 2015 he filed for bankruptcy. Between 2010 and 2014, he was arrested three times for drunken driving and was ordered to rehab as part of his sentence in 2014. He has divorced three times.
A video that emerged on social media of him performing earlier this year raised concerns about his health.