David Cassidy in critical condition with organ failure

Danny Woods
November 19, 2017

David Cassidy is in the hospital in critical condition - his organs are shutting down, and as one source put it, "It's looking grim".

David Cassidy has been hospitalized for liver and kidney failure and is now in critical condition, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. Both his liver and kidney are failing, according to his rep.

The 67-year-old actor-singer told People magazine at the time that his family has a history of dementia and he had sensed "this was coming".

The publication claims he "needs a liver transplant soon or he could die". Cassidy's health has been in decline for more than two months, and his family has been told to prepare for the worst.

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Cassidy is best known for his role as Keith Partridge in the '70s TV series and for his career as a pop singer.

Earlier this year, Cassidy admitted that he was struggling with memory loss.

Cassidy has dealt with substance abuse issues and bankruptcy since finding success early in his life.

In the show, Cassidy's stepmother, Shirley Jones, played his fictional mother, Shirley Partridge.

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