Shaun Paul Cassidy (born September 27, 1958) is an American television producer/creator, screenwriter, and former actor and singer. He is the eldest son of Academy Award-winning actress Shirley Jones and Tony Award-winning actor Jack Cassidy. His older half-brother is singer/actor David Cassidy.
In the late-1970s, Cassidy was a popular singer and actor. He starred in the television series The Hardy Boys Mysteries, and the short-lived Breaking Away. He had a number of hit records, and did numerous arena tours nationwide. In the 1980s Cassidy had a three-month stint on the daytime soap General Hospital and acted on Broadway and in the West End of London. Since the mid-1990s, Cassidy has worked exclusively as a writer/producer in television, creating a number of critically acclaimed television series, including American Gothic, Roar (with Heath Ledger in his American debut), and Invasion.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license