Katie Cassidy is one of the most famous TV actresses nowadays. First of all, she’s well known for playing the Laurel Lance a.k.a Black Canary on the DC Comics TV series Arrow. On the other hand, she has also done some excellent work in other TV series and Movies.
Katie Cassidy was born on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles. Her Full name is Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy. Cassidy’s father David Cassidy is an actor and musician. Her mother’s name is Sherry Benedon. Her grandparents were also actors. She not only has a TV Producer uncle but also an actor aunt. She has a younger brother named Beau. Katie also worked as a cheerleader in her childhood.
Cassidy started his media career as a singer in 2002. It was a cover version of one of his father’s hit song “I Think I Love You“. She was only 15 then. After that, she debuted in a drama series The Division in 2003. Later, she continued appearing in various TV shows. Katie’s first worked in multiple episodes of 7th Heaven in 2005. She also appeared in some teen drama series. In 2007, she first did a big budget work. The series was about Supernaturals. Cassidy’s next big series was Variety. This was a horror series in 2008. After that, she was on a roll. She kept appearing in various famous TV Series.
At last, in 2012, she signed her most famous TV series named Arrow. Arrow is a CW’s series based on the DC comics superhero. Her role in this series is as Laurence Lance. Later she developed her character as Black Canary in this series.
She did his first big screen debut in 2006. She played the role of Tiffany Madison the horror film “When a Stranger Calls”. After that, she also did some important work like- Taken, Live, Black Chrismas, A Nightmare on Elm Street etc.
Katie Cassidy also works for a charity regularly.
Born: November 25, 1986 (age 30), Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5′ 7″
Education: Calabasas High School (2005), Tisch School of the Arts
Parents: Sherry Williams, David Cassidy
Siblings: Beau Cassidy, Jenna Benedon, Jamie Benedon