For those of you who grew up in the 70s, you will fondly remember the classic TV show The Partridge Family.
A widowed mother and her five children travel around the country in a funky bus and form a band together! What was not to love about the family comedy show?
Well the iconic family is all grown up nowadays and it’s amazing to look at what they’ve gone through over the last 45 years!
Check out what the cast of The Partridge Family were like back then compared to now.
1. Shirley Jones Then
Shirley Jones played the lovable Shirley Partridge, the leader of the talented Partridge family. She is one of the most iconic TV moms to ever grace an American TV set and it’s safe to say the whole of America loved her!
2. Shirley Jones Now
Since the show she has achieved loads from writing a memoir and starred in loads of successful TV shows from Hot In Cleveland to Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
3. Suzanne Crough Then
Suzanne was the youngest daughter, Tracey, of the Partridge family. She didn’t speak more than just once or twice each episode but she was often seen in the background of their shows dancing away on her tambourine!
4. Suzanne Crough Now
During the 90s she owned her own bookstore and made loads of TV appearances. Sadly, Suzanne died at the age of 52 in 2015 whilst living in Nevada which devastated her co-stars.
5. Danny Bonaduce Then
Danny Bonaduce was only 10-years-old when he first began playing Danny Partridge! He was known as the troublemaker always up to mischief on set, even smoking cigarettes at such a young age!
6. Danny Bonaduce Now
It’s no surprise that he suffered with drug addiction since the show. Yet he has come out the other side and has worked as a radio DJ, the host of I Know My Kid’s A Star.
7. David Cassidy Then
David was the heartthrob of the show and every teenagers crush in the 70s!
8. David Cassidy Now
Since his fame from the show he has had a rough time with marriage breakdowns, bankruptcy and imprisonments. After all of this, and a few stints in rehab, things are now looking up for him. He starred in the CSI in 2013!
9. Brian Forster Then
Brian played the drummer of the band Chris Partridge and was the youngest boy of the family!
10. Brian Forster Now
In 2008, Forster became a race car driver. He also reprized his role as Chris Partridge on the internet sitcom Break A Leg. Outside of racing cars, Brian also continued to act in his community’s local theater in North Carolina.
11. Susan Dey Then
The beautiful Susan played the oldest daughter of the Partridge gang Laurie. She had all the girls jealous of her with how close she got to David Cassidy!
12. Susan Dey Now
She is now 63 years-old and has much acting success since the series! She starred in LA Law for a while as well as other film roles!