Also Known For : Screenwriter, Singer, Producer
Birth Place : Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Zodiac Sign : Libra
Chinese Zodiac : Dog
Birth Element : Earth
Shaun Cassidy Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Childhood And Early Life
American actor, singer, screenwriter, and television producer Shaun Cassidy was born on the 27 September 1958 to actors Jack Cassidy and Shirley Jones. He has younger three brothers: David, Patrick, and Ryan.
Shaun Cassidy graduated from Beverly Hills High School
Rise To Fame
Cassidy was still in high school when Shaun Cassidy was signed up to Warner Bros. Records. His first album, Shaun Cassidy, was realized in the mid-1970s.
The album contained the hit Da Doo Ron Ron and established his singing career as a teen-pop idol the United States and Europe. Around the same time, he was cast in the television series The Hardy Boys, and this established his acting career.
Shaun Cassidy released some albums during the 1970s including Born Late (1977), Under Wraps (1978), Room Service (1979), That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Live and Wasp (1980).
From 1980 onwards Shaun Cassidy focused on his acting career. He appeared in the soap opera General Hospital, in various theatrical productions. After writing his first television show, American Gothic, he became a successful screenwriter and producer. His productions include Roar (1997), Cover Me (2001-2002), Cold Case (2003), Invasion (2005-2006), Ruby & The Rockits (2009), Hysteria (2014), Emerald city (2017) and Redliners (2017).
Awards And Achievements
In 1980 Shaun Cassidy was nominated for Young Artists Award: Best Juvenile Actor in a TV Series or Special for Like Normal People (1979).
Shaun Cassidy has been married three times: Ann Pennington (m.1979-div.1993), Susan Diol (m.1995-div.2003) and Tracey Lynne Turner (m. 2004). He has seven children.