David Cassidy Biography (1950-)

Full name, David Bruce Cassidy; born April 12, 1950, in NJ; son of Jack Cassidy (an actor) and Evelyn Ward (an actress and singer); married Kay Lenz (an actress), April 3, 1977 (divorced, 1983); married Meryl Tanz (a horse breeder), 1984 (divorced, 1985); married Sue Shifrin, 1988; children: Beau Devon. Addresses: Manager: Melanie Greene Management, 152 South Roxbury Drive, Suite 5, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer, songwriter
Birth Details
April 12, 1950
New Jersey

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Pajama Game, Los Angeles Theatre Company, Los Angeles, 1960
  • And So to Bed, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1965
  • Billy, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, Broadhurst Theatre, 1969
  • Sergeant Bill, Voice of the Turtle, Westport Country Playhouse, 1979
  • Title role, Little Johnny Jones, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 1981
  • Jud Templeton, Tribute, Stage West Dinner Theatre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1982
  • George M. Cohan, Parade of Stars Playing the Palace, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Title role, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Jesus, Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO,1984
  • The rock star, Time, Dominion Theatre, London, England, 1987-1997
  • Mickey Johnston, Blood Brothers, Broadway at the Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1993-1994 then Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1996
  • Major Tours
  • Title role, Little Johnny Jones, U.S. cities, 1981
  • Title role, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, U.S. andCanadian cities, 1983-1984
  • Mickey Johnston, Blood Brothers, U.S. and Canadian cities, 1994-1995
  • Also appeared in Tribute, U.S. and Canadian cities.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Keith Partridge, The Partridge Family, ABC, 1970-1974
  • Officer Dan Shay, David Cassidy--Man Undercover, NBC, 1978-1979
  • Movies
  • David Greeley, The Night the City Screamed, ABC, 1980
  • Episodic
  • "Chapter 7," The Survivors, ABC 1969.
  • "The Law and Billy Burgess," Bonanza, NBC, 1969
  • Gene Sanders, "In a Quiet Place," This Is the Life, 1969
  • "Stolen on Demand," Ironside, NBC, 1970
  • "The Fatal Imposter," The F.B.I., ABC, 1970
  • Michael Ambrose, "Fun and Games and Michael Ambrose," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1970
  • Tim Richmond, "Log 24: A Rare Occasion," Adam-12, NBC, 1970
  • "His Brother's Keeper," Medical Center, CBS, 1970
  • Brad, Mod Squad, ABC, 1970
  • Officer Dan Shay, "A Chance to Live," Police Story, NBC, 1977
  • "The Oilman Cometh," The Love Boat, 1981
  • John Gordon Boyd, "Joey's Here," Matt Houston, ABC, 1982
  • "Heir Presumptuous," Tales of the Unexpected, 1982
  • "The songwriter," Fantasy Island, 1983
  • Joey Mitchell, "Career Move," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network, 1988
  • Sam Scudder, "Done with Mirrors," The Flash, CBS, 1991
  • "Rockumentary," Blossom, 1991
  • "The Naked Truth," Tom Arnold, HBO, 1991
  • "Episode with Flea," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992
  • Jefferson Kelly, "Wrestling Matches," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1995
  • Sin City Spectacular, ABC, 1998
  • Wheel of Fortune, NBC, 1998
  • Pajama Party, Oxygen, 2001
  • Also appeared in episodes of American Bandstand; The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour; This Is Your Life; and The Merv Griffin Show.
  • Specials
  • The Bob Hope Show, NBC, 1972
  • Keith Partridge, Thanksgiving Reunion with the Partridge Family and MyThree Sons, ABC, 1977
  • Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes, CBS, 1977
  • Parade of Stars, ABC, 1983
  • Host, VH-1's "8 Track Flash Back," VH1, 1995-1996
  • VH1: Behind the Music, VH1, 1999
  • Johnny Flamingo, David Cassidy at the Copa, 2000
  • House on High Street, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Executive producer, The David Cassidy Story, NBC, 2000
  • Series
  • Coproducer, Ask Harriet, Fox, 1998
  • Film Appearances
  • Reno, Instant Karma, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990
  • Adam-11, The Spirit of '76, Columbia, 1990
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Cherish, Bell, 1972
  • Dreams Are Nothin' More Than Wishes, Bell, 1973
  • Rock Me Baby, Bell, 1973
  • David Cassidy's Greatest Hits, Bell, 1974
  • Cassidy Live, Bell, 1974
  • Forever, Bell, 1975
  • The Higher They Climb, the Harder They Fall, 1975-76
  • Home Is Where the Heart Is, RCA, 1976
  • Gettin' It in the Street, RCA, 1976
  • Blood Brothers First Night, 1984
  • Billy and Blaze, Caedmon, 1984
  • Romance, Arista, 1985
  • When I'm a Rock `n' Roll Star, Razor & Tie, 1986
  • David Cassidy, Enigma, 1986
  • Didn't You Used to Be ... , Scotti Bros., 1991
  • Romantic Duets, 1998
  • David Cassidy's Partridge Family Favorites, 1998
  • Old Trick, New Dog, Slamajama, 1998
  • Also performed on Television's Greatest Hits, TVT, 1996; AndrewGold's Halloween Howls: Fun and Scary Music, Rhino, 1996; EFX (cast album), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998; and Sondheim: A Celebration, 1998.
  • Albums; with the Partridge Family
  • The Partridge Family Album, Bell, 1970
  • Up to Date, Bell, 1971
  • The Partridge Family Sound Magazine, Bell, 1971
  • Partridge Family Christmas Card, Bell/Razor & Tie, 1971
  • Partridge Family: At Home with Their Greatest Hits, Bell, 1972
  • The Partridge Family Shopping Bag, Bell, 1972
  • The Partridge Family Greatest Hits, Arista, 1989
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in the music video Voices That Care.
  • WRITINGS
  • Books
  • C'mon Get Happy, 2000
  • Television Music
  • Series
  • Composer, The John Larroquette Show (also known as Larroquette), NBC, 1993
  • Ask Harriet, Fox, 1998

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