Danny Bonaduce, who rose to fame as a child star on 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family,” is taking sick leave from “The Danny Bonaduce & Sarah Morning Show” on Seattle’s KZOK, a- he announced on Friday.
“Some news to share,” the 62-year-old wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of himself with a cane. “I’m taking temporary medical leave from my radio show. I will share more when I know more. I am still working to receive a diagnosis. What I do know is that I need time to focus on my health. I love my job and talking to you guys and I’ll be back on the air soon.
With his trademark humor still intact, he quipped, “Charlie Chaplin, Willy Wonka, Danny Bonaduce. I joined the club of cool guys with canes.
Johnathan Schaech and Craig Bierko were among friends and fans sending him their best wishes.
When Suzanne Crough, who played her little sister Tracy on the ABC sitcom, died in 2015 at the age of 52, Bonaduce said in a statement to TheWrap: “Everyone thought I would be the first Partridge to go. ‘, referring to his well-publicized problems with drugs, including a 1990 arrest for possession of cocaine.
David Cassidy, who played older brother Keith Partridge and had a monster hit with the song “I Think I Love You,” died in 2017.
The series also starred Shirley Jones, Susan Dey and Brian Forster.