"I'm one of the few survivors. Being older made a huge difference. All I have to say is, look at Danny Bonaduce. A lot of these kids have their lives taken away. I was an adult playing a kid. At one point I was like, 'Hey guys, when am I going to get older? I've been playing 17 for three years.'" Former child star David Cassidy on playing a teen at age 20 in 1970s American sitcom The Partridge Family.