Cassidy's role as a heartthrob in the hit TV show "The Partridge Family" launched his career.
There have been many other teen idols since David, of course, but none as big.
The former "Partridge Family" star is reportedly suffering from organ failure.
Dementia is not caused by one single disease.
The former "Partridge Family” star went public with his diagnosis days after a performance that left many concerned for his well-being.
The singer later revealed that he's living with early-onset dementia.
"Hey, hey, we're the Monkees!" This year marks the 50th anniversary of the phenomenon--you know, that show of an imaginary band that led to an actual band.
His smile was easy yet complicated -- I identified with the longing I saw behind it. He wore beatnik-chic bell-bottom jeans that rode low over what seemed like no hips at all.
While maybe not the appropriate reaction, all I could think of was the slogan, "We've Come a Long Way, Baby." And I am not