Date of Birth: April 12 1950
Birth Place: New York, NY
Astrology Sign: Aries
High School: Rexford (Private School)
-Sue Shifrin (03/30/91 - present) 1 child
-Meryl-Ann Tanz (12/15/84 - 1996)
-Kay Lenz (04/03/77 - 1981)
-David's son, Beau, with Sue Shifrin was born in 1991.
-Son of actress Evelyn Ward and actor Jack Cassidy.
-Half-brother of Shaun Cassidy, Ryan Cassidy, and Patrick Cassidy.
-Had an operation at age 11 on his left optical nerve which was wrapped around a blood vessel, sometimes resulting in a "lazy" eye when he's over-tired, and had his gall bladder removed in 1972 after a concert in Wildwood, New Jersey.
-Has a daughter, Katie Cassidy, a.k.a. Katherine Evelyn Benedon, born 25 November 1986, from a previous relationship.
-In an attempt to break from his Keith Partridge persona, he posed nude for Annie Leibovitz for a photo in the 11 May 1972 "Rolling Stone" magazine.
-14 year-old fan Bernadette Whelan died of heart failure on 30 May 1974, from injuries sustained while attending a 26 May Cassidy show at London's White City Stadium. 650 fans were injured in a crush. Cassidy was so affected that he quit both touring and "The Partridge Family" (1970).
-At his peak, Cassidy was the world's highest paid live entertainer, and his official fan club was the largest in pop history -- exceeding Elvis Presley and The Beatles.
-Out of the approximate $500 million that "The Partridge Family" (1970) made, he was initially paid $600 per week, but commanded upwards of $50,000 per concert appearance. His renegotiated contract boosted his weekly salary to $6,000 per week plus some participation.