Became a teen idol for his role as Keith Partridge on the musical sitcom The Partridge Family, which eventually led to his music career. He sought success as a solo artist with hit singles such as "I Write the Songs," "Lyin To Myself," and " No Bridge I Wouldn't Cross."
He made his professional debut in the Broadway musical The Fig Leaves are Falling in 1969 and moved to Los Angeles later that same year.
He enjoyed a successful stint in Las Vegas in the productions EFX, The Rat Pack Is Back! and At the Copa.