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Jack Cassidy Death: The Tragic Life Of Jack Cassidy


On Wednesday afternoon, Jack Cassidy wife Shirley Jones announced the Jack Cassidy Death best known for his co-starring role on 1960s sitcom I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster. At 79 years old, Marty passed away.

On Wednesday in Tarzana, Calif, Ingels passed away due to complications from a stroke. “He often drove me crazy, but there will never be a day that I won’t miss him and love him to my core,” Jones said in a statement. Hollywood’s Notable Deaths of 2015.

Ingels began his career with TV appearances in the 1960s before landing a co-starring role opposite John Astin on ABC’s I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster.

Jack Cassidy Death

He made two guest appearances on CBS’ The Dick Van Dyke Show as Sol Pomeroy and an episode of ABC’s Bewitched. He appeared in such films as Sid Caesar’s The Busy Body (1967), Walter Matthau’s A Guide for the Married Man (1967), and Albert Finney’s drama The Picasso Summer (1969).

Later, his raspy voiceover work  featured in hundreds of cartoons and commercials. Additionally, he founded Ingels Inc. – an agency that booked film stars such as John Wayne and Cary Grant for TV ad campaigns.

At a party at actor Michael Landon’s home, Ingels and Jones met. She pursued him tenaciously, which alarmed some of their friends. The couple got married in 1977 and published an autobiography entitled Shirley & Marty: An Unlikely Love Story in 1990.

Jones made her mark in movies such as Oklahoma! (1955) and Carousel (1956), earning an Oscar nomination for Elmer Gantry (1960). In later years, she would go on to star as Matriarch on 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family. Ingels is survived by his stepsons Shaun, Patrick and Ryan Cassidy; a niece; and 12 grandchildren.

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