David Cassidy in critical condition with organ failure

David Cassidy is in critical condition as his organs are failing, his rep confirmed to the Daily News.

Cassidy's family was with him, and the 67-year-old hoped to receive a liver transplant, his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen said.

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"The Partridge Family" star's health has been failing for more than two months, sources close to the family told TMZ, who was the first to report his hospitalization.

She did not say what caused the organ failure.

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Cassidy announced early this year he had been diagnosed with dementia.

Cassidy is "conscious" and "surrounded by family", the rep said, adding that Cassidy was in pain and taken to the hospital on Wednesday. He became a teen idol, fueling his fame with such heart-throb hit as I Think I Love You. Cassidy, whose grandfather and mother also were stricken with the memory-loss disease, told the magazine of his diagnosis, "I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming".

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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.


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