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Dave Madden of 'The Partridge Family,' 'Alice' dies

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Dave Madden, who played Reuben Kincaid on 'The Partridge Family' from 1970-1974, has died. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Dave Madden, who played Reuben Kincaid on 'The Partridge Family' from 1970-1974, has died. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

(RNN) – Dave Madden, best known for his role as Reuben Kincaid on the TV sitcom The Partridge Family from 1970-1974, has died. He was 82.

Madden died at a hospice center near his Jacksonville, FL, home, the actor's niece told the Associated Press. 

Former castmate Danny Bonaduce tweeted "Dave Madden was a great guy & like family to me ... I'll truly miss him."

Madden was born in 1931 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada and began his career as a standup comic.

In addition to The Partridge Family, he was a regular on the sketch comedy Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In from 1968-1969 and had a recurring role on Alice as Earl Hicks.

Madden made appearances in a number of 1970s TV shows including Starsky and Hutch, Happy Days, Love, American Style, Barney Miller and The Love Boat.

He released a book, Reuben on Wry: The Memoirs of Dave Madden, in 2007.

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