David Cassidy the former actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist from 1970s musical sitcom "The Partridge Family" has died at the age of 67 on November 21. He was taken to the hospital in Fort Lauderdale, where he died on Tuesday night due to liver failure.
Publicist JoAnn Geffen announced the news through a statement, where he sated Cassidy had died "surrounded by those he loved".
According to People Magazine, in February 2017 the American star said that he was battling with dementia. His situation became critical on November 19. Earlier in this year, the actor said he would end his 50-year career and stop touring in order to "enjoy life".
To pay tribute to the former American idol Cassidy IBTimes Singapore compiles some rare facts about the late singer.
- Cassidy wrote and performed the theme song to NBC's The John Larroquette Show.
- During peak time of his career, Cassidy was the highest-paid live performer in the entire world.
- His daughter, actress Katie Cassidy is now working with DC's TV series Arrow as Black Canary or Laurel Lance and is also a lifestyle blogger.
- in 2008 he admitted that he was an alcohol addict and in 2010 he was arrested for driving under the influence in Florida.
- Cassidy lost his collections from Partridge Family during the 1994 earthquake.
His friends and fans from all around the world have sent last goodbye message to the former pop-star via Twitter.