Dave Madden Biography
(American Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Sitcom ‘The Partridge Family’)
Birthday: December 17, 1931 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Sarnia, Canada
Dave Madden was a Canadian–American actor, best known for his performance as band manager ‘Reuben Kincaid’ in the series ‘The Partridge Family.’ Born in Ontario, Canada, and raised in Indiana, US, he learned magic tricks while recuperating from an accident. While serving the ‘US Air Force,’ he entertained at camp shows by performing magic-comedy acts. He continued to perform during his university days and even after graduation. For a few years, he worked at local nightclubs. He then moved to Los Angeles. Noticed by celebrities, he got a chance to be on the ‘Ed Sullivan Show.’ This led him to a role in the series ‘Camp Runamuck.’ He was asked to join the ‘Laugh-In’ tour and later became part of the ‘Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In’ show. The role of band manager ‘Reuben Kincaid’ in ‘The Partridge Family’ made him a household name. Another notable role that he played was that of basketball coach ‘Earl Hicks’ in the sitcom ‘Alice.’ He also guest-starred in several movies and series. He enjoyed a successful career as a voice actor. He died of complications due to myelodysplastic syndrome at 82.