Katie Cassidy

Actress + Singer
Born Nov 25, 1986

Katherine Evelyn Anita "Katie" Cassidy is an American actress who currently stars as Laurel Lance on The CW superhero television series Arrow. She has also appeared in other CW series Melrose Place, Supernatural and Gossip Girl, CBS's Harper's Island, and on the films When a Stranger Calls, Black Christmas, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Taken, and Monte Carlo. Cassidy has roles in the upcoming films Fencewalker and The Scribbler.… Read More

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  • Katie Cassidy Is Not Your Grandma's 'cat Lady'
    Fox News - Sep 09, 2016
  • Photos: 'arrow' Star Katie Cassidy Hits The Beach
    ABC News - Dec 21, 2015
  • Arrow's Season 3 Finale Was All About The Ladies And We Couldn't Be More Into It! E! Online
    Google News - May 14, 2015
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    'arrow' (And The Flash) Hit The Target
    Huffington Post - Dec 03, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Katie Cassidy.


1986 Birth Cassidy was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of actor David Cassidy and Sherry Benedon in 1986. … Read More
1991 4 Years Old Cassidy has a younger half-brother named Beau, born in 1991, from her father's third marriage to Sue Shifrin. … Read More


2002 15 Years Old In 2002, Cassidy recorded a cover version of "I Think I Love You", which had been a hit for her father's made-for-television band, the Partridge Family. … Read More
2003 16 Years Old In 2003, Cassidy made her television and acting debut appearing in an episode of the Lifetime drama series The Division. … Read More
2005 18 Years Old In 2005, Cassidy appeared in a recurring role on The WB's series 7th Heaven over the course of four episodes. … Read More
2006 19 Years Old In 2006, Cassidy made her film debut as Tiffany Madison in the horror film When a Stranger Calls. … Read More


2007 20 Years Old In 2007, Cassidy appeared on The CW's supernatural drama series Supernatural. … Read More
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In 2008, though her character returned for the show's fourth season, Cassidy was replaced by actress Genevieve Cortese.
2009 22 Years Old In February 2009, The CW cast Cassidy as a lead in the drama series Melrose Place, a reboot of the 1990s series of the same name. … Read More
2010 23 Years Old In June 2010, The CW announced Cassidy would have a major recurring arc in the fourth season of the teen drama series Gossip Girl. … Read More
2011 24 Years Old In March 2011, Cassidy was cast in the ABC drama pilot Georgetown as Nikki, a smart and quick-witted junior staffer in the White House Communications Office with connections to the First Lady. … Read More
2012 25 Years Old In February 2012, Cassidy landed the lead role of Laurel Lance/Black Canary in The CW's series Arrow, which is based on the Green Arrow comic books. … Read More
Cassidy left the show after her character was killed off in episode 18 of the fourth season on April 6, 2016.
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