Jack Cassidy

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  • Jack Cassidy: I never want to grow sick or old.

Trivia (17)

  • Jack Cassidy was on the cover of the October 7, 1967 issue of TV Guide.

  • While researching his Irish heritage, Jack Cassidy discovered his family's crest. He had gold pinky rings made bearing the crest, and gave them to his sons and his brother. His own ring helped authorities identify his remains after he was killed in a house fire.

  • Along with Stephen Boyd, Barbara Rush and Barbara Feldon, Jack Cassidy appeared in the 1973 ABC TV special Of Men and Women, which examined the relationships and differences between men and women.

  • Before breaking into show business, Jack Cassidy worked as a bell hop, counterman, dishwasher, chauffer, clothing salesman, postal clerk, hotel clerk, stable boy, coal and ice truck handler.

  • Years after his death, Jack Cassidy's son David revealed that his father was bisexual.

  • Jack Cassidy was married twice. His first wife was actress Evelyn Ward. The couple had one son - David. Cassidy's second wife was Partridge Family star Shirley Jones. Together, they had three sons - Shaun, Ryan and Patrick.

  • Jack Cassidy had four sons, all of whom have gone on to careers in music and acting: David, Shaun, Patrick and Ryan.

  • Jack Cassidy wrote a play, titled A Waltz for Willie Ryan.

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