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74 year old Don McLean’s 25 Year Old Girlfriend – Paris Dylan

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• Paris Dylan is an Instagram model also known as Paris Roxanne, who was involved in the catfish scandal with the basketball player Chris Andersen in 2011-2012.
• She is the present girlfriend of Don McLean, the famous American singer and songwriter.
• Shelly Chartier, who was standing between Paris and Chris, was jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty in 2015.
• Paris loves pastel shades, sea lions, Monkees, Coldplay, Alice Cooper, Mike Mayers, Jean Harlow, and "Beauty and the Beast".
• Paris has a net worth estimated at over $500,000 while her boyfriend, Don McLean, has an estimated net worth of over $50 million.

Paris Dylan is an Instagram model also known as Paris Roxanne, but who is mostly famous for being involved in the catfish with the basketball player Chris Andersen in 2011-2012, and for being the present girlfriend of Don McLean, the famous American singer and songwriter.

Early life and family

Paris Roxanne Dunn was born on 21 February 1994, in Riverside, California USA, so her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds American nationality. She was brought up by her parents alongside her younger sister, Courtney Crone, who is now a professional racer; in 2018 Courtney won the Formula Speed 2.0 class. From her early years Paris enjoyed modelling, and dreamt of doing it professionally.

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Educational background

Little is known about Paris’ educational background except that she matriculated from her high school in 2012. She didn’t enroll at any college, instead pursuing her modelling career.

Career

Paris started posting her pictures on her Instagram account in 2011, gaining a lot of attention from the audience and soon reaching the first milestone of 100,000 subscribers in 2012. As of 2020, her profile is followed by more than 500,000 people. She also created her YouTube channel, but hasn’t been very consistent with uploading new videos there.

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Controversy with Chris “Birdman” Andersen and Shelly Chartier

Getting involved in the story

Paris got involved in a catfish with the famous basketball player, Chris Andersen, nicknamed “Birdman”, who played for the Denver Nuggets back in 2011. In December 2011 Paris commented on Chris’ Facebook post, leaving him her number and asking him to call her. Chris didn’t call her, hardly even noticing her message, but Shelly Chartier did. Shelly is a woman from Easterville, Manitoba Canada, who got bored sitting at home for several years taking care of her bedridden invalid mother. She took Paris’ phone number, and wrote her as if she was Chris Andersen, and Paris believed she was chatting with him. Paris started sending her nude photos to Shelly, thinking she was sending them to Chris.

Shelly decided to make it full circle and reached Chris Andersen himself, forwarding the photos of Paris, but writing to him from a fake account. Chris and Paris communicated with each other through Shelly, not even guessing she was standing between them and their correspondence. Eventually Shelly suggested that Paris to come to Denver to meet Chris, at the same time Shelly informed Chris that Paris was coming to meet him. When Chris and Paris met in real life, they couldn’t even guess their meeting was organized by Shelly. Paris lied that she was 18, though in fact she was only 17, and had intimacy with Chris.

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Further investigations

Soon after Paris left Chris, she saw his pictures with another woman and started writing insults, blaming him for cheating on her – she still didn’t know that she was writing to Shelly. Not knowing how to get rid of Paris, Shelly decided to end the story by blackmailing Paris, threatening to post her nude photos online, and eventually did it. When Paris got the link to her posted nude photos, she asked her mother to help her, and her mom called the police. The investigation soon uncovered all three people involved in the story. At first, Chris was accused of possessing child pornography, but he was soon exonerated as he took steps to identify the real age of Paris. Shelly was jail for 18 months for her actions, after pleading guilty in August 2015.

As soon as Shelly was released in 2016, Paris came to MTV and asked the hosts of the show “Catfish” to reach Shelly, in order to prevent another case of her catfishing other people. Shelly agreed to meet the MTV hosts, and shared she was planning to leave the city with her husband, Rob Marku, as soon as she finished parole. Paris is still suffering from other people using her nude photos, and creating fake accounts with her name.

Personal life, boyfriend Don McLean

Paris has been dating Don McLean since 2017. Despite the gap of 49 years between the lovebirds, Paris still insists she fell in love with Don’s personality, not his fame or money. She insists that she is a big fan of music of ‘60s and ‘70s, and even took the alias “Dylan” as she was also a huge fan of Bob Dylan’s music.

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The couple often share mutual photos on their Instagram accounts, posting pictures from Don’s tour, their holiday vacations, etc. They often travel around the globe, even if Don doesn’t have any concerts – they just like visiting new places and enjoy getting back to the places they have already been to, but miss a lot; thus, they’ve visited Paris, France, more than five times.

Who is Don McLean?

Donald McLean III was born on 2 October 1945, which makes him 74 years old as of February 2020. He is mostly famous for his hit song “American Pie”, released in 1971- he is also called “The American Troubadour”. Don started his music career in 1969, recording his debut album “Tapestry”.

All in all, Don has released 21 studio albums, among them “Homeless Brother” (1974), “And I Love You So (UK Release)” (1989), “You’ve Got to Share Songs for Children” (2003). One of his latest works is his studio album “Botanical Gardens” (2018). Don still tours around the world, collaborating with such talented musicians as Ed Sheeran and many others.

Before his relationship with Paris, he was married twice. His first wife, Carol Sauvion, who Don married in 1969, is holding the position of the director and executive producer of the documentary series “Craft in America”, aired on PBS. Don divorced from Carol in 1976. In 1987 he married Patricia Shnier, who gave birth to their two children, Wyatt and Jackie. The couple divorced in 2016, when Don was first rumored to have an affair with Paris. However, Paris and Don officially confirmed their relationship only in 2017.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

  • Paris likes pastel shades of color, among her favorite ones are lavender and very light-yellow.
  • Her favorite animal is a sea lion, and she wishes to have one in her pool.
  • also likes elephants, as she finds them beautiful, intelligent and caring.
  • Her favorite music band of all times is the Monkees; her favorite song by the Monkees is “Daydream Believer”.
  • As to modern bands, she enjoys listening to Coldplay.
  • The first music concert she attended as a child was Alice Cooper’s show, as she was a fan of him and his music for many years, so when Paris was seven years old, her father took her to Las Vegas to see Alice’s show.
  • She also really enjoyed watching the show of Rage Against the Machine, she attended with her sister.
  • Her favorite actor is Mike Mayers.
  • One of Paris’ passions is watching wedding shows, as she loves wedding dresses, wedding ceremonies, etc.
  • Her favorite actress and beauty idol is Jean Harlow.
  • Her favorite Disney cartoon is “Beauty and the Beast”.
  • She underwent plastic surgery, getting breast implants.

Appearance, clothing style

Paris has long dark brown hair and hazel eyes. She is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall and weighs around 120lbs (54kgs); her vital statistics are 36-24-36.  As to her clothing style, she likes bright colors, and enjoys wearing high heels and short dresses. She also likes to emphasize her curves, so she can often be seen in tight jeans or trousers, etc.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Paris owns a net worth estimated at over $500,000, while her boyfriend, Don McLean, has an accumulated net worth estimated at over $50 million. He also owns several houses in California, as well as his primary residence in Camden, Maine, a large house with 300 acres of backyard. Don is reported to still earn up to $500,000 per year.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry: The Woman Behind the Iconic Angelica Schuyler

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Who is Renée Elise Goldsberry?

American actress and singer Renée Elise Goldsberry was born in San Jose, California USA, on 2 January 1971, making Capricorn her zodiac sign. She’s perhaps known best for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway play “Hamilton”, although she’s also popular for her career on TV, especially for playing Evangeline Williamson in 269 episodes (1999-2007) of the soap opera “One Life to Live”. Michael Easton and Erika Slezak starred in the drama, which was created by Agnes Nixon, and follows the lives of three families from the fictional city of Llanview in Pennsylvania; the series aired from 1968 through 2013 and won 95 of its 519 award nominations.

Education and early life

Renée was raised in Houston, Texas as she and her family moved there not long after she was born; her father worked in the automotive industry, and her mother Betty Saunders was an industrial psychologist. Renée has three brothers, but not many details about them or her parents have been disclosed, as Renée respects their privacy.

She was enrolled at an acting camp when she was eight, because her younger brother was very shy and their mother chose to enroll them together. Renée studied at Cranbrook Kingswood School, from which she matriculated in 1989, and she continued her education at Carnegie Mellon University, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1993.

Renée then attended the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, from which she graduated with a Master’s degree in 1997.

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Roles in TV series

Renée’s debut TV series role was playing Ikette in three episodes of the 1999 fantasy comedy “Ally”, and the following years saw her appear in an episode of various series, such as the romantic drama “Providence”, the drama “Any Day Now”, and the comedy “That ‘80s Show”.

From 1997 through 2002, she portrayed Singer in 44 episodes of the popular fantasy comedy “Ally McBeal”, which starred Greg Germann, Calista Flockhart and Jane Krakowski, and was created by David E. Kelley. It follows the life of attorney Ally, and the series won 43 of its 158 award nominations. The remainder of the 2000s saw Renée appear in an episode of the crime mystery “Life on Mars”, the comedy “The Return of Jezebel James”, and another comedy “Royal Pains”.

From 2010 through 2016, she played Geneva Pine in 23 episodes of the crime mystery “The Good Wife”, which starred Chris Noth and Julianna Margulies, and was created by Robert and Michelle King. It follows a woman who has to provide for her family now that her husband’s behind bars, and the series won 31 of its 245 award nominations.

Renée’s three most recent TV series roles have been in 16 episodes of the 2021 musical comedy “Girls5eva”, five episodes of the 2022 action adventure comedy “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law”, and 19 episodes of the 2023 animated adventure comedy “Eureka!” (voice role).

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Roles in movies

Renée’s debut film role was playing Jessica in the 2001 adventure comedy “Palco & Hirsch”, and the following years saw her appear in the 2002 drama “Turnaround”, and in 2008 the crime action “Pistol Whipped” and the romantic musical “Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway”.

The year 2014 saw her play Cynthia Barnes in the crime mystery “Every Secret Thing”, directed by Amy Berg, and which starred Diane Lane, Brynne Norquist and Eva Grace Kellner; it follows a detective as he’s investigating a case involving missing children.

Renée’s also known for playing Kim in the 2015 comedy “Sisters”, directed by Jason Moore, and which starred Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and May Rudolph; it follows two sisters as they’re throwing a party at their family home which is about to be sold, and the film was nominated for four awards.

Renée’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2020 animated action adventure “Dragons: Rescue Riders: Secrets of the Songwing” (voice role), the 2021 biographical comedy “tick, tick… BOOM!”, and the 2022 romantic drama “Anything’s Possible”.

Other credits

Renée voiced Matrina Sedik in the 2001 video game “Star Trek: Away Team”.

She played Nala in the Broadway play “The Lion King”, and was then cast to appear in the plays “Dreamgirls”, “Two Gentlemen of Verona”, and “The Baker’s Wife”.

Renée’s passionate about music, released her album “Everything But the Kitchen Sink” in 2001, and her extended play (EP) “Beautiful” in 2006.

Some of her recent talk-show appearances have been in “Live with Kelly and Mark”, “Marvel Studios: Assembled”, and “That’s My Jam”.

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Awards and nominations

Renée’s won three of her 20 award nominations – a 2005 Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Triangle, for her and her colleagues’ performance in “One Life to Live”, a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album, for “Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)”, and a 2022 Pena de Prata Award for Best Acting in an Underrated Comedy Series, for “Girls5eva”.

Love life and marriage

Renée prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still known that she’s been a married woman for more than two decades now. She and American lawyer Alexis Johnson exchanged vows in a private ceremony on 8 December 2002, attended by more than 200 of their friends and family members. Renée gave birth to their son Benjamin Johnson on 5 May 2009, and the two adopted their second child in 2014, a girl named Brielle (born on 15 February 2013).

Renée’s yet to speak of other men whom she’s perhaps dated, she’s married to Alexis Johnson as of May 2023, and they have two children together, one adopted.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Renée’s popular on Instagram, and is today followed by over 630,000 people on the social media network, on which she’s posted close to 700 pictures and videos; most of these show her performing in theatre plays, while she’s singing, spending time with her husband and doing yoga in others.

She loves summer, mostly because she enjoys sun tanning at the beach.

Renée’s taking good care of her mental health, as she does yoga and meditates on a daily basis; she’s also physically quite active, as she goes running nearly every morning, and occasionally works out at the gym.

Renée’s favorite actor is Jason Gray-Stanford, and some of her favorite movies include “The Husband She Met Online”, “Earth to Echo” and “Lucky Christmas”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Renée’s age is 52. She has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs about 135lbs (62kgs).

Renée’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of May 2023.

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How is Taran Killam going today? Wife Cobie Smulders, Net Worth

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Who is Taran Killam?

American actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer Taran Hourie Killam was born in Culver City, California USA, on 1 April 1982, making Aries his zodiac sign. He’s had roles in more than 80 TV series and movies, but is perhaps known best for playing the lead character Blake in the 2017 action thriller comedy movie “Killing Gunther”, which he also wrote and directed. The film follows a group of assassins as they’re trying to kill Gunther, the world’s greatest hitman.

Taran’s still today highly active in the film industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movie “The River Wild”.

Education and early life

Taran and his sister Taylor Killam were raised in Big Bear Lake, California by their mother who was a singer-songwriter, and father who was an actor and member of the City Garage Theatre Group.

Taran was 12 when he made his debut film appearance, playing Boy of Geriatric Park in the evergreen 1994 crime comedy “Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult”, directed by Peter Segal, and which starred Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley and George Kennedy. It follows former police officer Frank Drebin who’s returned to the Police Squad to help stop a group of terrorists from detonating a bomb at the Oscars; the film won three awards. Taran’s since been active in the film industry.

He moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of 15, and there attended Los Angeles County High School for the Arts; upon matriculating in 2000, Taran enrolled at University of California, Los Angeles’ School of Theatre, Film and Television but dropped out because he wanted to focus on his career.

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Roles in TV series

Taran’s debut TV series role was playing Fritz Vincken in a 1995 episode of the crime drama “Unsolved Mysteries”, and the year 2000 saw him appear in an episode of three series: the family fantasy comedy “The Jersey”, the drama “Judging Amy”, and the family fantasy “Touched by an Angel”.

From 2006 through 2009, Taran played both Jimmy and Derrick in the critically acclaimed comedy “Scrubs”, which Bill Lawrence created, and which starred Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison and Zach Braff. It follows John ‘J. D.’ Dorian’s internship at Sacred Heart Hospital, the series aired from 2001 through 2010 and won 33 of its 168 award nominations.

Taran’s also known for voicing the lead character Frantic in all the 30 episodes of the animated action comedy “The Awesomes”, which Michael Shoemaker and Seth Meyers created, and which also starred Bobby Lee and Ike Barinholtz. It follows Mr. Awesome who has quit being a superhero, while his son’s now trying to take his place; the series aired from 2013 through 2015 and was nominated for only a single award. What also marked the 2010s for Taran was playing various characters in 128 episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy show “Saturday Night Live” from 2010 through 2016.

His three most recent TV series roles have been in the 2021 episode “Mr. Mayor’s Magical L. A. Christmas” of the comedy “Mr. Mayor”, two episodes of the 2022 action adventure comedy “Bloodthirsty Hearts” and the 2023 episode “The Young Jedi: Yoda’s Mission” of the animated action “Young Jedi Adventures” (voice role).

Roles in movies

In 2002, Taran played Bret Callaway in the family adventure comedy “Big Fat Liar”, which Shawn Levy directed, and which starred Paul Giamatti, Amanda Bynes and Frankie Muniz. It follows 14 years old Jason Shepherd who’s known as a liar, which is why nobody believes him now that a Hollywood producer’s stolen his idea for a movie; the film won one of its four award nominations. Some of Taran’s following appearances were in the 2003 romantic comedy “Just Married”, the 2004 family musical comedy “Stuck in the Suburbs” and the 2006 comedy “Nobody’s Watching”.

In 2008, he played Josh in the popular romantic comedy “My Best Friend’s Girl”, directed by Howard Deutch, and which starred Kate Hudson, Dane Cook and Jason Biggs. It follows Tank who’s been hired by his best friend to take his former girlfriend on a date, so that she could see that her former boyfriend was actually great; the film was nominated for a Razzie Award for Worst Actress (Kate Hudson).

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The year 2013 saw Taran appear in four movies, including the comedy “Grown Ups 2”, the biographical historical drama “12 Years a Slave” (won three Oscars) and the 2013 action crime comedy “The Heat”.

He portrayed Gary in the 2017 comedy “All Nighter”, directed by Gavin Wiesen, and which starred Lip Tipton, Emile Hirsch and J. K. Simmons; it follows a workaholic father who’s trying to find his missing daughter with the help of her former boyfriend.

Taran’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2021 comedy “Welcome to Georgia”, the 2022 short comedy “Fake It Til You Make It” and the 2022 short sports comedy “The NFL Pile On”.

Other credits

Taran wrote and produced the 2016 comedy movie “Brother Nature”, which follows Roger who’s planning to propose to his girlfriend, while her brother might inadvertently ruin his plans.

He received special thanks for the 2019 short animated comedy “Hair Love”.

Taran’s most recent talk-show and game-show appearances have been in “Entertainment Tonight”, “The $100,000 Pyramid” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.

Awards and nominations

Taran won a 2017 San Diego International Film Festival Special Achievement Award for Visionary Filmmaker.

He was nominated for a 2012 Gold Derby Award for Performer of the Year, for “Saturday Night Live”, as well as for two Gold Derby Awards for Ensemble Cast and Ensemble of the Decade in 2014 and 2020, both for “12 Years a Slave”.

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Love life and wife

Taran can rarely be heard speaking about his love life in public, but has still allowed his fans to take a glimpse into it. He and Canadian actress Jacoba Francisca Maria ‘Cobie’ Smulders began dating sometime in the mid-2000s, and exchanged vows in a small ceremony in January 2009. Cobie’s appeared in close to 60 TV series and movies, and is maybe known best for playing Agent Maria Hill in both the 2012 action science fiction film “The Avengers”, and the 2015 action science fiction adventure movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron”.

Cobie gave birth to their first daughter Shaelyn Cado Killam on 16 May 2009, and their second daughter Janita Mae Killam followed in January 2015.

Taran’s yet to mention other women whom he’s maybe been with, he’s married to Cobie Smulders as of May 2023, and they have two daughters together.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Taran’s only two days older than his wife Cobie.

His younger brother Taylor’s a member of the Los Angeles metal band Allura.

Taran’s a huge fan of American Football, and cheers for the Los Angeles Rams.

Over 290,000 people are following Taran on Instagram today, and he’s posted nearly 800 pictures and videos onto the network; most of Taran’s content is about his movies and TV series.

He loves Halloween, and some of his costumes can be seen in his Instagram pictures.

Taran’s an avid traveler and has been to many countries all around the world, while his favorite city to visit is London, England.

One of his favorite actors is Russell Crowe, while some of Taran’s favorite movies include “The Pope’s Exorcist”, “Poker Face” and “A Beautiful Mind”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Taran’s age is 41. He has brown eyes and black hair, is 6ft (1.84m) tall and weighs around 170lbs (78kgs).

Taran’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million, as of May 2023.

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The Untold Truth Of Shaun Cassidy. Where Is He Today? Wiki

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Shaun Cassidy is an American singer, producer, writer and actor, born on 27 September 1958, in Los Angeles, California USA. He’s probably best known from appearing in TV series “The Hardy Boys Mysteries” and for his number-one single “Da Doo Ron Ron”.

Early Life

Shaun Paul Cassidy is the son of actors Jack Cassidy and Shirley Jones. Shaun has two younger brothers named Patrick and Ryan. Famous actor and musician David Cassidy -born from his father’s first marriage to Evelyn Ward – was his older half-brother.

Due to his parent’s profession Shaun grew up in Los Angeles and New York, attending Solebury School for his primary education, and then Beverly Hills High School until his matriculation.

Career

Music – Rise to Fame

Shaun Cassidy signed his first recording contract with Warner Bros. Records while still in his teens. This was the first step to start recording music, which led to the release of his first, self-titled album in 1977.

The solo work reached multi-platinum, and its single “Da Doo Ron Ron” – originally recorded by girl group The Crystals in the 1950s – charted number one and won him a nomination as Best New Artist for the Grammy Awards.  The album’s second single was entitled “That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll” and charted at number-three in US, earning him international fame due to its success in Europe and Australia.

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Despite his recent huge fame and his successful live tour through the US, suddenly becoming a teen celebrity didn’t change Shaun’s humble nature: ‘The idea of being any kind of an idol is kind of embarrassing. My self-worth was never rooted in that.’

The same year Cassidy’s second album, “Born Late” was released, and unlike his first album, this one showcased many songs co-written by him. Written by Eric Carmen, its single “Hey Deanie” charted at number-seven, while the second one entitled “Do You Believe in Magic?” – originally recorded by rock band The Lovin’ Spoonful in the 1960s – didn’t have the same success, hitting number 31 on Billboard.

Despite this, the album was eventually certified platinum, though it received mixed critiques: ‘a few old Beatlemaniacs are murmuring that Shaun isn’t so bad–he likes the music more than David ever did, his covers show some feeling, and “Hey Deanie” actually rocks.

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All of which is true. And all of which is still pretty lame. In 1978 Cassidy’s third album, “Under Wraps” peaked at number 33 on Billboard, and its only charting single “Our Night” was number 80 on lists. Although the album is not considered a commercial failure, it meant a dramatic change from his previous works, and signaled Cassidy’s momentum and appeal as a teen celebrity was ending.

The song “It’s Like Heaven” includes Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson songwriting, who had previously collaborated in various songs of Shaun’s half-brother David.

Commercial Failure

In July 1979 Cassidy released his fourth album entitled “Room Service”, though its only single, “You’re Usin’ Me” didn’t chart at all on Billboard’s 200, which meant Cassidy’s biggest and first commercial failure.

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Ralph Heibutzki reviewed this work on All Music and pointed out its mistakes: ‘The real issue is a lack of distinctive material for Cassidy to call his own. He and Lloyd wrote or co-wrote all but one song – “The Letter” – so they definitely have to shoulder the blame. Cassidy might have had better luck if he’d stuck to his stripped-down guns on “Fallin’ Into You” or “Break for the Street,” whose crisp delivery and guitar work make them the best moments here.’

“Wasp” – the fifth and last studio album of Cassidy, released in 1980 – showcased covers of songs such as “Rebel Rebel” by David Bowie, and “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” by Ian Hunter. Searching for a way to reinvent his sound and career, this pop-oriented album was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Although the single “Memory Girl” became a hit in Europe, Cassidy’s efforts to create a commercially successful album were ineffective as “Wasp” was his second album in a row failing to chart in the US, and marking the end of his career as a singer.

Actor

Shaun Cassidy’s debut as an actor was as Christopher Wentworth Hewlitt in 1976’s movie “Born of Water”. Following this role – and shortly after the release of his first studio album – Cassidy was cast as Joe Hardy, the starring role in 1977’s TV series “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries”, increasing his fame as a teen idol.

In 1979 he was cast as Roger Meyer in the drama TV movie “Like Normal People” and a year later he obtained his second recurrent role, as Dave Stoller in “Breaking Away”.

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At the start of the 1980s Cassidy’s musical career had sunk considerably, thus he decided to stay away from playing characters on TV, and decided to focus on Broadway instead, starring in “Mass Appeal”, a national tour along Milo O’Shea. He also acted in “Bus Stop” – which debuted in London – and in the one-year run of “Blood Brothers” in which he acted as his half-brother David’s counterpart.

However, the feud on stage was just for acting as Cassidy told People: ‘We don’t have traditional sibling rivalry, but we’re close. We shared a mutual experience that is kind of unique, we compared notes. But I had an advantage: I saw him go through it.’

In 1985 Cassidy returned to TV when he played David Dischinger’s character in an episode of “American Playhouse”. Next he appeared as Chad Singer in “Murder, She Wrote”, made a brief appearance in “Hospital General” in 1987, then in movie “Once upon a Texas Train” and in “Matlock”. Cassidy’s last acting appearance was in 1995, in the short film “Your Studio and You”.

Producer and Screenwriter

Cassidy successfully transitioned from a pop singer and actor to a screenwriter in the early 1990s, when he wrote the pilot for “American Gothic”. Although the series was canceled after only a season on air, its was well received by critics and obtained a passionate review in The New York Times: ‘The most original new show of the season’.

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Cassidy continued working on his writing skills, and in 1997 created the series “Roar” starring Heath Ledger, which was followed in the same year by “Players” starring Ice-T.

In 2005 Bela Bajaria of Universal Television praised Cassidy on his work, and confirmed the network’s decision to hire him as the creator and executive producer of the drama-horror series “Invasion”: ‘(he) is a talented creator and a skilled showrunner. With his vast experience in the entertainment business, he understands all angles of making a TV show. He is also a strong supervisor to other writers, and we are excited to have a deal with him’.

Where Is He Today?

Although years have passed since his last TV appearance, Shaun Cassidy is still actively working behind cameras.

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Nowadays he’s the producer and main writer of the series “New Amsterdam” premiered in 2018.

Personal Life

Marriage and Children

Cassidy married for the first time in 1979 to model Ann Pennington, with whom he had two children: Caitlin born in 1981 and Jake born in 1985. He was also Pennington’s daughter Jessica’s step-father. The marriage ended in 1993.

In 1995 Cassidy married Susan Diol, with who he had a daughter Juliet in 1998. Eight years into the marriage, they filed for divorce. In 2004 Cassidy married Tracey Lynne Turner, with whom he has four children: Caleb, Roan, Lila and Mairin. Nowadays the couple is still happily married and lives in California.

Net Worth

As a result of his successful career as singer, actor, producer and screenwriter, Shaun Cassidy has an estimated net worth of over $20 million, as of mid-2020.

Physical Appearance

Shaun Cassidy is a man of white ethnicity, who has blond-brownish hair and green eyes. His weight is unknown, but he’s 5ft 11ins (1.80m) tall.

Interesting Facts

His contract with Warner Bros. Records was signed in 1977, only a year after his high school matriculation.

As a tribute to his half-brother David, who died on 21 November 2017 of liver failure, Shaun Cassidy warmly remembered him with a photo of them together posted on his Twitter account: ‘I tried to catch him of course. I always tried to catch him. But I never could. Now, I will carry him, along with all of the funny/sad/extraordinary days we shared, none more filled with love than these last few at his side.’

David Cassidy’s music memorabilia was left to his brothers –including Shaun- as part of his last will.

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