American actor and singer David Cassidy has died at the 68th year of life, reports UKRINFORM.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, citing the words of the official representative of the singer Joanne, Geffen, Cassidy died Tuesday, November 21.
“David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in heart and free from the pain that for so long tortured him,” said Geffen.
Sunday, November 19, Cassidy in critical condition was taken to the hospital in Fort Lauderdal in Florida. According to Geffen, the singer has suffered a functional deficiency of the internal organs.
The artist in February 2017 talked about the fact that suffers from dementia. In 2014, he said that is struggling with alcoholism. According to the singer, three times he was under arrest for driving while intoxicated in the period from 2010 to 2014.
David Cassidy (photo davidcassidy.com)
The actor has starred in over 30 movies and television series. Worldwide fame brought him the role of Keith partridge in the American Comedy-musical series “the Partridge Family” (The Partridge Family), which was published from 1970 to 1974. It’s the story of a mother and her five sons, who founded the rock band. According to the critics, the young Cassidy, who sang and played the guitar, managed to correctly reflect the true spirit of the 1970s. At that time, the club of fans of the TV stars exceeded the number of fans of Elvis Presley and the Beatles.
On 3 October it was reported that the rock singer Tom petty, who suffered a heart attack, died at the age of 66 years.