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David Cassidy, 1970s teen heartthrob of ‘The Partridge family,’ dies at 67: media

FILE PHOTO: David Cassidy smiles for photographers outside the Phoenix theatre in London

FILE PHOTO: David Cassidy smiles for photographers outside the Phoenix theatre in London, Britain October 23, 1995. REUTERS/Andrew Shaw/File Photo

(Reuters) – David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the television show “The Partridge Family,” died on Tuesday at the age of 67, entertainment industry newspaper Variety and others reported.

His publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed his death, with a statement from his family, Variety said. Cassidy was diagnosed with dementia in his 60s.

FILE PHOTO - David Cassidy poses for photographers outside the Phoenix theatre in London, October 23. Cassidy ret..

(Reporting by Daniel TrottaEditing by Sandra Maler and Peter Cooney)

 

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