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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameShaun Paul Cassidy
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Shaun Cassidy is an American singer, actor, writer and producer. He has created and/or produced a number of television series including "American Gothic" (produced with Sam Raimi), "Roar" (starring a then unknown Heath Ledger), "Cold Case," "Cover Me," "The Agency," "Invasion," and "Emerald City." Cassidy wrote and executive produced "Hysteria" for Amazon and serves as executive producer and writer for "New Amsterdam" on NBC.

Cassidy grew up in Los Angeles and New York City. While still in high school, he signed a contract with Warner Brothers records. This led to three multi-platinum albums, numerous top ten hits, and sold-out concerts at every major arena in the country including Houston's Astrodome and New York's Madison Square Garden. Almost concurrently, Cassidy starred in the ABC television series "The Hardy Boys Mysteries." Later, while appearing on Broadway in the hit musical drama "Blood Brothers," he wrote his first television pilot, "American Gothic." When the show debuted, The New York Times called it "The most original new show of the season." In 2020, Cassidy took his one man show "The Magic of a Midnight Sky" to the stage, playing to SRO crowds nationwide, his first live music performance in almost forty years.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Shaun Cassidy Productions

Spouse (3)

Tracey Lynne Turner (28 August 2004 - present) ( 4 children)
Susan Diol (7 May 1995 - 1 March 2003) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Ann Pennington (1 December 1979 - 4 July 1993) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (22)

Daughter, with Susan Diol, Juliet Cassidy (Juliet Jones Diol Cassidy), was born. [March 1998]
Son of actress Shirley Jones and actor Jack Cassidy.
Brother of Patrick Cassidy and Ryan Cassidy; half-brother of actor David Cassidy
His song "Da Do Ron Ron" reached #17 on the German charts in April of 1977. This was the same year David Cassidy's song Gettin' It On The Street reached #12 on the same exact chart. "Da Do Ron Ron" reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #1 on the Cash Box Top 100, and #1 on RPM Magazine's Canada Top Singles.
Made his Broadway debut in Willy Russell's Blood Brothers with his half-brother David Cassidy in 1993.
Children by ex-wife Ann Pennington: Caitlin Cassidy (Caitlin Ann Cassidy) (b. on 25 November 1981) and John Cassidy (John (Jake) Pennington Cassidy (II)) (b. on 27 February 1985).
Middle name Paul comes from his maternal grandfather.
Was born 1 month after his expected due date.
He and his brothers were delivered via Cesarean section.
Won a Dramalogue award for best actor in a stage production of "Diary of a Hunger Strike".
Backed into a vehicle that was stopped at the gate of Warner Bros. Studios, pushing the vehicle into a third vehicle, pinning a security guard between the two vehicles. Cassidy was not cited and the case remains under investigation. (19 February 2004)
Went to the same High School as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, David Schwimmer, and Lenny Kravitz.
He and his wife, Tracey Lynne Turner, welcomed the arrivals of first son, Caleb Turner Cassidy, on March 3, 2005 and a second son, Roan Howard Cassidy, on September 23, 2006.
Signed his first autograph at age 5. The reason? For being Shirley Jones' son.
He graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1976.
Former Step-father in-law of David Bortolucci.
3rd child with wife Tracey Lynne Turner Cassidy, a daughter named Lila Tracey Cassidy, was born in December 2008.
4th child with wife Tracey Lynne Turner Cassidy, a daughter named Mairin Cassidy, was born in June 2011.
Ex-brother-in-law of Janice Pennington.
Uncle of Jack Cassidy.
Stepson of Marty Ingels.
Was considered for the lead role in the cult science fiction flick, Laserblast (1978), but the role went to Kim Milford, instead.

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