Death of Dave Madden

December 17, 1931 - January 16, 2014
Jacksonville, Florida | Age 82

'Partridge Family' agent dies in US
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FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Comic actor Dave Madden, who played the child-hating agent on the hit 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family," died in Florida on Thursday at age 82.

Madden died at a hospice center near his Florida home, his niece Mary Frances Miller said.

Towering and rumpled, Madden was best known for his role as Reuben Kinkaid, who managed the Partridge family band and regularly clashed with its impish pre-teen bassist, played by...

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