The Partridge Family's Dave Madden Dead at 82

Dave Madden Dead The Partridge FamilyDave Madden, who played band manager Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family, died Thursday of congestive heart and kidney failure.

The 82-year-old actor passed away in Florida, according to TMZ.

Though Madden was best known for his role as a Partridge wrangler, his career included parts on series like The Love BoatStarsky and Hutch, Fantasy Island, Laugh-In and Barney Miller. 

He also played Earl Hicks, a regular Mel’s Diner customer, for eight years on Alice.

His final on-screen role was a 1998 guest appearance on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.