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Partridge Family Manager Dave Madden

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Partridge Family Manager Dave Madden

Television actor Dave Madden died Jan. 16, 2014, at 82, leaving behind a legacy of laughter thanks in large part to his time co-starring on "The Partridge Family."

As the band's road manager, Reuben Kincaid, Madden followed the family through four seasons of music and hijinks. His long career as an actor also included appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Boy Meets World," and practically everything in between.

Madden’s signature role was as Reuben Kincaid, the manager on The Partridge Family who is fondly remembered for his panicky good cheer, stoic endurances of the antics of a young Danny Bonaduce, and the distinctive movements of his blonde toupee—something a Nick At Nick promo once dubbed “The Reuben Hair Shift” (adding that it was “an important part of our TV heritage”). Read more