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Former Teen Idol David Cassidy Dies at 67

David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67.

Posted: Nov. 21, 2017 11:38 PM
Updated: Nov. 21, 2017 11:38 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67.

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Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying Cassidy had died "surrounded by those he loved."

No further details were immediately available, but Geffen said on Saturday that Cassidy was in a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hospital suffering from organ failure.

The teen and pre-teen idol starred in the 1970s sitcom and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer.

"The Partridge Family" aired from 1970-74 and was intended at first as a vehicle for Shirley Jones, the Oscar winning actress and Cassidy's stepmother.

Jones played Shirley Partridge, a widow with five children with whom she forms a popular act that travels on a psychedelic bus.

The cast featured Cassidy as eldest son and family heartthrob Keith Partridge.

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