David Cassidy will be remembered as the popular '70s heartthrob who starred as singer Keith Patridge on TV's "The Partridge Family." Take a look at moments from his career and life.
"The Partridge Family," a sitcom about a mother and five children who formed a rock 'n' roll band, gave Cassidy a national audience for his music. Cassidy, who played Keith Partridge on the show, captured the spirit of 1970s youth.
David Cassidy with actress Barbara Sigel. His breathy voice and wholesome persona broke out from the small screen. At the time, his fan club reportedly was bigger than those of Elvis Presley and The Beatles.
Pictured here with his TV family, Cassidy would eventually tour the world singing hit songs such as "I Think I Love You" and filling concert halls with screaming teenage girls.
Cassidy wore a bunny suit in an episode of "The Partridge Family," titled "The Last of Howard."
Posters of Cassidy graced the walls of young girls everywhere in the early '70s. Here he poses on a horse.
Ever the ladies' man, Cassidy poses in a UCLA football uniform flanked by five cheerleaders.
David Cassidy and Kay Lenz at their wedding at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas in 1977.
Cassidy in concert in London in an undated photo.
Cassidy embraces new bride Meryl Tanz in Easton, Maryland, on December 15, 1984. Their marriage lasted only about a year.
Former Partridge Family cast members David Cassidy, left, Danny Bonaduce and Shirley Jones reunite on the "The Arsenio Hall Show" in July 1993. It was the first time the three had appeared together since the popular 1970s series left the air. Cassidy performed "I Think I Love You" during the taping.
Cassidy sings during the 1,000th performance of "EFX" in 1997 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In just over two years, "EFX" drew more than 1 million showgoers with its blend of music, theater, dance, acrobatics and special effects. Creating the show cost a record $45 million.
Cassidy received the Hippest Fashion Plate - Male award for the role of Keith Partridge at the first annual TV Land Awards, which were taped at the Palladium in Hollywood on March 2, 2003.
Cassidy sings the National Anthem before the start of a 2009 baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston.
Cassidy in a "Once In a Lifetime" concert at the former LG Arena in Birmingham, England, on November 9, 2012.
Cassidy in a police booking photo after his arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated on August 21, 2013, in Schodack, New York.
Cassidy faces the media as he leaves town court in Schodack, New York, on September 3, 2014. The star was arrested for driving under the influence on three separate occasions between 2010 and 2014 and has spoken publicly about his struggles with alcohol.
NBC News' Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie, Cassidy and Julien's Auctions' Martin Nolan appear on NBC News' "Today" show on March 21, 2013.
In this July 22, 2015, photo, Cassidy and girlfriend Maura Rossi pose in his five-bedroom home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.