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David Cassidy, 1970s heartthrob, dies at 67

MIAMI: American actor and musician David Cassidy, a 1970s teen idol best known for his role in musical-sitcom "The Partridge Family," died Tuesday. He was 67. Publicist Jo-Ann Geffen told a French wire service that Cassidy -- who revealed he had been diagnosed with dementia earlier this year -- died of liver failure in Florida, days after US media reported he was hospitalized. "David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long," his family said in a…