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David Cassidy's life in pictures
David Cassidy became a teen idol in the 1970s after starring in "The Partridge Family."
David Cassidy in 1971.
Cassidy played the wholesome Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family," a sitcom about a widowed mother and five children who formed a bubblegum pop band. The popular show catapulted Cassidy to heartthrob status and he toured the world singing hits.
Cassidy died after being hospitalized for organ failure. He was 67.
David Cassidy is surrounded and kissed by presidents of his fan clubs from various parts of the United States and Europe on March 28, 1983 in New York. Clockwise from bottom left are: Ellena Quaceci, Somerville, Mass; Betty Syzdek, Plantersville, Texas; Lizbeth Surges, LaPorte, Indiana.; Katy Leuty, Eastbourne, England; Urda Voss Mulheim, West Germany; and Cathy Ortiz, San Diego, California.