Actor and singer David Cassidy

He died in hospital from complications of dementia and multiple organ failure

Actor and singer David Cassidy, a symbol of pop culture of the 1970-ies, has died at the age of 67.

Cassidy died Tuesday from complications of dementia and multiple organ failure in a hospital in Florida.

Cassidy played the lead role in the musical Comedy series “the Partridge Family” (The Partridge Family), about the life of a widowed mother and her children, who are United in a band.