Katie Cassidy

Inside Biography


Katie Ca s sidy, daughter to the legendary Hollywood celebrities David Ca s sidy and Sherry Benedon is known best for her portrayal of Laurel Lance, on The CW series Arrow. Other television credits of this beauty include her roles in Supernatural, Melrose Place, Gossip Girl, and Harper’s Island.

Her film credits include When a Stranger Calls, Black Christmas, Taken, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Monte Carlo. She is also known for changing her looks time to time and has recently been rumored to have undergone plastic surgery procedures.

Early Life 

Katherine Evelyn Anita Ca s sidy was born to a rich Hollywood family in Los Angeles, U.S. on 25th November 1986. Her grandparents too were actors Jack Ca s sidy and Evelyn Ward.

As a youth, she was involved in cheerleading and learned gymnastics, piano, guitar, singing and also took dancing lessons. She did her schooling from the Calabasas High School and started modeling and studying acting in Community Theater prior to her graduation.

Her early exposure to learning all fields of arts made her a versatile girl and she recorded her first song, the remake of her father’s 1970’s hit “I Think I Love You” at the tender age of 15.


Katie then went on to sing in VH1’s TV special Bubblegum Babylon in 2002 and started her acting career with Abercombie and Fitch as well as Guess?’s Rock and Republic clothing lines by 2004.

Katie’s television acting debut was on 2003 for the Lifetime drama series The Division after which she went on to appear on shows like Celebrity Apprentice 4, Listen Up and New Girl.

She speared on 7th Heaven and Sex, Love and Secrets on 2005. Ca s sidy appeared on The CW supernatural television series Supernatural as Ruby in over six episodes. She returned for the show’s fourth season in 2008.

Katie was cast on the miniseries horror mystery drama Harper’s Island the same year as Patricia Wellington. The series premiere gathered 10.21 million viewers.

Katie was then cast as Ella Sims, a publicist on the drama TV Series Melrose Place, a reboot of the 1990’s series of the same name. Her performance was highly praised and critically acclaimed. The series was canceled in May 2010 due to its low ratings.

Ca s sidy then bagged the recurring role of Julia Sharp in Gossip girl and appeared in over 11 episodes of the season. She was cast in the ABC pilot Georgetown on March 2011 as Nikki. Her most famous role till date is the role of Laurel Lance, the female lead of The CW supernatural series Arrow.

Katie’s film debut was as Tiffany Madison in the horror movie When a Stranger Calls after which she portrayed as Kelly Presley in the horror film Black Christmas which was moderately successful but got negative reviews.

Ca s sidy then portrayed the role of Kris Fowles on the horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street which was a success both financially and critically. She was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her performance.

She then went on to star in Monte Carlo opposite Leighton Meester and Selena Gomez. This film too was successful economically and critically. Her next appearance was as Robin Abbott on Freaky Dreaky in 2011 followed by the role as Suki in The Scribbler on May 2012.

Personal Life 

As far as her personal life is concerned, Ca s sidy isn’t married but is in a relationship with a hockey player, Jason Garrison. She met her first celebrity boyfriend, the boy band Dream Street’s member Greg Raposo during her stint with Artemis Records.

They were together from 2002 to 2003 after which she started dating Jesse McCartney. They dated from 2005 to 2007. Sasha Vujacic was her boyfriend for two months in 2009 and she then was rumored to be in an affair with Topher Grace.

She also dated Canadian Hockey player Jarret Stoll from 2009 to 2011 and was with Jerry Ferrara in September 2012.

Body Measurements

Katie is also a spokesperson for H.E.L.P and has the body measurements of 34-24-34 and weighs 54 kg. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches and she is a beautiful slim lady with killer legs.

Social Media

She has a huge fan following and her pictures and wiki details are searched widely over the internet. Rumors about her having undergone plastic surgery have recently surfaced out but whatever be the situation, he acting skills and beauty will retain her in the Hollywood fraternity for several more years to come.

by monika, 20 Jul, 2014

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