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A good life: Bernard Slade died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills from complications of Lewy Body Dementia, his family revealed

The creator of the partridge family Bernard Slade, who made a star of heartthrob David Cassidy and also wrote the film Same Time Next Year dies at the age of 89

  • Slade died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills on Lewy Body Dementia
  • The producer was best known for making the TV series The Partridge Family
  • The show was inspired by and loosely based on the cow mills
  • Shirley Jones first registered as mother Shirley Partridge. David was later cast as her son
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Bernard Slade died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills from complications of Lewy Body Dementia, his family revealed People.

The producer was best known for creating the TV series The Partridge Family with David Cassidy, Shirley Jones and Susan Dey. The family-friendly show about a family in a musical band broadcast from 1970 to 1974.

The Canadian is also known for the films Same Time, Next Year (1978), Tribute (1980) and The Girl with Something Extra (1973).

A good life: Bernard Slade died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills from complications of Lewy Body Dementia, his family revealed

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A good life: Bernard Slade died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills from complications of Lewy Body Dementia, his family revealed

A big series The producer was best known for making the TV series The Partridge Family with David Cassidy, Shirley Jones and Susan Dey. Here too you can see eremy Gelbwaks, Danny Bonaduce, Suzanne Crough

A big series The producer was best known for making the TV series The Partridge Family with David Cassidy, Shirley Jones and Susan Dey. Here too you can see eremy Gelbwaks, Danny Bonaduce, Suzanne Crough

A big series The producer was best known for making the TV series The Partridge Family with David Cassidy, Shirley Jones and Susan Dey. Here too you can see eremy Gelbwaks, Danny Bonaduce, Suzanne Crough

He started as an actor, but then found happiness in writing.

In the mid-sixties he moved to LA where he worked on Bewitched with Elizabeth Montgomery.

He then worked on other TV programs such as The Flying Nun, Bridget Love Bernie, The Girl With Something Extra.

Roots: The show is inspired by and loosely based on the Cowsills, a family pop music group that was famous in the late 1960s

Roots: The show is inspired by and loosely based on the Cowsills, a family pop music group that was famous in the late 1960s

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Roots: The show is inspired by and loosely based on the Cowsills, a family pop music group that was famous in the late 1960s

Then came his big hit The Partridge Family.

The show was inspired by and loosely based on the Cowsills, a family pop music group that was famous in the late 1960s.

Jones first signed as mother Shirley Partridge. David was later cast as her son and became a nocturnal heartbreaker. After a long struggle with addiction that had been on and off for years, he died in 2017 at the age of 67.

A classic: After the end of the show, Slade Broadway created & # 39; s Same Time, next year, starring Charles Grodin and Ellen Burstyn. The 1978 film starred Alan Alda and Burstyn

A classic: After the end of the show, Slade Broadway created & # 39; s Same Time, next year, starring Charles Grodin and Ellen Burstyn. The 1978 film starred Alan Alda and Burstyn

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A classic: After the end of the show, Slade Broadway created & # 39; s Same Time, next year, starring Charles Grodin and Ellen Burstyn. The 1978 film starred Alan Alda and Burstyn

After the end of the show, Slade Broadway created & # 39; s Same Time, next year, starring Charles Grodin and Ellen Burstyn.

The 1978 film starred Alan Alda and Burstyn.

The plot is about the married ones having an affair. Instead of writing it off as a one-night stand, the couple decide to meet each year at the inn for a romantic retreat away from their respective spouses and families.

Slade was married to Jill Foster, an actress, for six decades until she died in 2017.

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He is survived by his sister Shirley Rabone; his two children, Laurie Newbound and Chris Newbound; and four grandchildren.

Another hit movie: Sally Field, John Davidson and Zohra Lampert in The Girl with Something Extra (1973)

Another hit movie: Sally Field, John Davidson and Zohra Lampert in The Girl with Something Extra (1973)

Another hit movie: Sally Field, John Davidson and Zohra Lampert in The Girl with Something Extra (1973)

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