Katie Cassidy
American actress
Katie Cassidy
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.
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Second Stage Theatre 30th Annual All Star Bowling Classic
Huffington Post - 15 days
This is how we roll! @culinarybadboy @dolorescatania @alicialquarles @carlafacciolo @sammisweetheart @brookeshields at last night's @2stnyc #AllStarBowling Classic @luckystrikeny @pagesix #Mobwives #RHONJ #JerseyShore #Broadway #theater #bowling A photo posted by Tom Murro (@tommurro) on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:03am PST The Second Stage Theatre hosted their 30th Annual All Star Bowling Classic at Lucky Strike Lanes in NYC on January 30th. It was the highest grossing night in the events 30 year history raising more than $330,000 towards the theatre's award-winning artistic and educational programming. - Spotted - Mob Wives Carla Facciolo eating french fries and doing shots. - Sammi Sweetheart Giancolo catching up with former Jersey Shore housemate Vinny Guadagnino - Real Housewives Of NJ star Dolores Catania strapping on her size 9 bowling shoes. - Brooke Shields cheering her team on without bowling because of her bad back. - Chef Chris Nirschel smack ...
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Katie Cassidy is not your grandma's 'cat lady'
Fox News - 6 months
Why adopting a cat is always on trend
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Photos: 'Arrow' Star Katie Cassidy Hits the Beach
ABC News - about 1 year
Stars heat up the beach and pool in their barely-there swimwear.
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Arrow's Season 3 Finale Was All About the Ladies and We Couldn't Be More Into It! - E! Online
Google News - almost 2 years
Entertainment Weekly Arrow's Season 3 Finale Was All About the Ladies and We Couldn't Be More Into It! E! Online Who run the world? Girls! Arrow's season three finale had so much girlpower in it, we were screaming "Yaaasss, queen! Yaaasss!" pretty much every minute. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards), Thea (Willa Holland), Laurel (Katie Cassidy) and even Nyssa (Katrina ... 'Arrow' Season Finale Recap: Oliver reclaims his identity in 'My Name is Oliver ...New York Daily News (blog) Arrow: Who died in the season 3 finale?Entertainment Weekly (blog) 'Arrow' Finale Splinters Team, Teases Season 4 VillainHollywood Reporter all 120 news articles »
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'Arrow' (And The Flash) Hit The Target
Huffington Post - about 3 years
Wednesday's episode of "Arrow" (8 p.m. EST Wednesday, CW) is titled "The Scientist," which is appropriate, given that it's chock full of chemistry. Forgive the groan-worthy pun; it's possible I'm a little too giddy about how well this episode handled several elements -- particularly the introduction of Barry Allen, a.k.a. the Flash. Allen, who's played with a great deal of deft charm by Grant Gustin, may one day get his own spinoff. But the good news is "The Scientist" is more than just a backdoor pilot or an hour's worth of market research from DC Comics. "The Scientist" could have consisted of a truckload of dutiful setup and laborious world-building, but the hour crackles with "Arrow's" usual verve and energy. Barry Allen -- who's not yet the Flash when we meet him -- is gracefully incorporated into a show that knows where it's going and what to do with the heightened, satisfyingly melodramatic world it has created. It's hard not to think that the "Arrow" message boards ...
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'Arrow': 'Broken Dolls' Sees Oliver In Laurel's Crosshairs As Black Canary Makes Her Move
Huffington Post - over 3 years
This week's episode of "Arrow" (Wed., Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW) is titled "Broken Dolls," and judging by the cliffhanger at the end of "Identity," things are likely going to get very messy in Starling City in tonight's installment. We last saw the Arrow (Stephen Amell) surrounded by an entire SWAT team after walking into a trap set by Laurel (Katie Cassidy), and during a recent interview, Amell teased that when the episode begins, "there is no cut, it’s the same scene, and it actually picks up with all the guns on Oliver, and him lowering his bow. That's his only move." Oliver is now caught between a rock and a hard place, eager to make Starling City safer as the vigilante, but clearly still in love with Laurel, who now has a vendetta against his crime-fighting alter-ego in the wake of Tommy's (Colin Donnell) death. Amell admitted that things will come to a head between Laurel and the vigilante fairly soon: "We do resolve Laurel’s mission against the vigilante relatively e ...
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iHeartRadio celebs share how they Experience Las Vegas
USA Today - over 3 years
Hanson, Katie Cassidy and more red carpet stars tell Miss Nevada their Las Vegas stories.
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Front Row Fashion Week 2013: Miss J And Jay Manuel Show Up Sans Tyra (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post - over 3 years
It may be Monday, but celebs like Michelle Dockery, Christina Ricci and Molly Sims were bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the tents this morning. New York Fashion Week has already seen several famous faces in the front rows, and Day 5 inevitably brought more big names to the tents. Katie Cassidy seems to be a Front Row frontrunner as she attended Pamella Roland this morning, and then Karen Walker a few hours later... with an outfit change, obviously. And New York Fashion Week wouldn't be complete without America's Next Top Model personalities J. Alexander, photographer Nigel Barker and makeup artist Jay Manuel -- will Tyra Banks make an appearance later this week? Check out more big names filling the front rows on Monday. Want more? Be sure to check out HuffPost Style on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostStyle.
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'Arrow' Season 2 Promo: Oliver Goes To War Over The Devastation In Starling City (VIDEO)
Huffington Post - over 3 years
The Season 2 premiere of The CW's "Arrow" is just around the corner, which means it's time for an action-packed new promo trailer. Oliver (Stephen Amell) may have failed to save Starling City from Malcolm Merlyn's (John Barrowman) destruction in the Season 1 finale, but as our hero points out in the video below, "what doesn't kill me only makes me sharper." "Arrow" Season 2 has been scoring guest stars left and right in recent weeks, with "Spartacus" star Cynthia Addai-Robinson cast as DC Comics villain Amanda Waller, and "Orphan Black's" Dylan Bruce set to appear as a co-worker for Katie Cassidy's Laurel. Next season will also feature The Flash in Episode 8, ahead of a potential spinoff; Caity Lotz has joined the show as Sara Lance, who will play an iteration of Black Canary; Michael Jai White will play the Bronze Tiger; Kevin Alejandro has signed on to play Sebastian Blood; Summer Glau will appear as Isabel Rochev; and John Barrowman and Kelly Hu will return as Malcolm Merlyn and C ...
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'Arrow' Nabs 'Orphan Black' Star
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Arrow" Season 2 is shaping up nicely. The CW superhero hit has added Dylan Bruce, best known as Paul to "Orphan Black" fans, for its sophomore season, TVLine was the first to report. A rep for the network confirmed that Bruce will appear in the first and third episodes of "Arrow" Season 2 as Adam Donner, Laurel's (Katie Cassidy) new co-worker. The cast for "Arrow" Season 2 has been growing quite a bit recently: Though he's not been cast yet, The Flash will be introduced in Episode 8 of the upcoming season, with the potential for a spinoff; Caity Lotz has joined the show as Sara Lance, who will play an iteration of Black Canary; Michael Jai White will play the Bronze Tiger; Kevin Alejandro has signed on to play Sebastian Blood; Summer Glau will appear as Isabel Rochev; and John Barrowman and Kelly Hu will return as Malcolm Merlyn and China White respectively. For more on Bruce's casting, click over to TVLine. "Arrow" Season 2 premieres on on Wednesday, October 9 ...
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'Orphan Black's' Dylan Bruce to guest star on 'Arrow'
Yahoo News - over 3 years
By Jethro Nededog LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Dylan Bruce is coming to The CW's "Arrow," a Warner Bros. Television representative told TheWrap. The "Orphan Black" star will play Adam Donner, Laurel's (Katie Cassidy) new co-worker on the Season 2 premiere episode and the third episode. He is described as "a corn-fed, All-American lawyer who is described as smart and charismatic." On the BBC America sci-fi series, Bruce plays Paul Dierden, who's dating Beth's boyfriend, and later becomes Sarah's lover - both played by Tatiana Maslany. ...
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'Arrow' Casts Its Black Canary
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Arrow" has found its Black Canary ... and it's not the Katie you think it is. Actress Caity Lotz is set to play the alter-ego of Dinah Drake Lance on The CW superhero series, The Wrap reports. According to the website, Lotz will recur as the Black Canary on "Arrow's" upcoming second season. She is expected to eventually become a series regular, since her character is a potential love interest for Oliver Queen/Arrow (Stephen Amell). The Black Canary casting news comes as a bit of a surprise to "Arrow" fans who long believed that Katie Cassidy's character Dinah "Laurel" Lance would become the legendary superhero, as she does in the DC Comics franchise. Throughout "Arrow's" first season, there were a few references to Laurel becoming the Black Canary, including the character saying she wore fishnets to a Halloween party (a staple of the Black Canary's costume) and mentioning that her sister Sara had a black canary. The Black Canary character, who possesses the super ...
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'Arrow,' 'Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Get Comic-Con International Panels
MTV News - over 3 years
by Brett White Fans of both Marvel and DC's television output will have a busy schedule at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, as if there's any other type of schedule to have at the show that's becoming more legendary every year. ABC has announced that there will be a "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." panel on Friday July 19th, and Warner Bros. will be dedicating a block of time on Saturday, July 20th to an "Arrow" panel. This marks "S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" Comic-Con debut, which follows the series getting picked up back in May. To celebrate the show's impending premiere, the Marvel Entertainment booth will apparently be showcasing the series all weekend long with even more special announcements to be made - like maybe revealing who J. August Richards is playing? Friday's panel will include "S.H.I.E.L.D." mastermind Joss Whedon and Marvel's Head of Television Jeph Loeb. This isn't "Arrow's" first time in San Diego. The show made a big splash last year with a sneak preview of the pilot, ...
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Interview: 'Arrow' star Katie Cassidy ready to get physical
Chicago Times - over 3 years
Katie Cassidy is the first to admit she isn’t a comic book aficionado. The model-turned-actress refuses to lie about it just to please the die-hard fans who watch her play legal aid attorney Laurel Lance on The CW’s comic book adaptation “Arrow.” Truth be told, her love of video games as a kid is about as “nerdy” as she gets.     
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'It's The Girl Behind Glasses Trying To Win The Superhero'
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
"Arrow" returns on April 24, and as the episode's title "Home Invasion" suggests, things will hit close to home for Oliver (Stephen Amell), and his allies Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards). The Huffington Post recently caught up with Rickards and executive producer Marc Guggenheim to preview what's ahead in the final four episodes of Season 1 and discuss the show's compelling relationships, including the unexpected popularity of what fans have termed "Olicity," the chemistry between troubled vigilante Oliver and tech-guru Felicity -- despite Oliver already being caught up in a potent love triangle with his ex-girlfriend Laurel (Katie Cassidy) and best friend Tommy (Colin Donnell). Superheroes really are chick magnets. But first things first: Guggenheim previewed what fans can expect from "Home Invasion," which will see our hooded hero "torn between the two closest people in his life ... Diggle and Laurel. It’s really about, 'Where do Oliver’s dee ...
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Explosive New 'Arrow' Sneak Peek
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
"Arrow" took WonderCon by storm with a brand-new trailer. The sneak peek below features guest stars Jamey Sheridan, Seth Gabel and Colton Haynes along with lots of guns, arrows and explosions. Fans of romance won't be left out either: There's some action between Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Laurel (Katie Cassidy). Fans of Deadshot (Michael Rowe) will also find a lot to enjoy. Stay tuned to HuffPost TV for more "Arrow" scoop. "Arrow" airs Wednesdays, 8 p.m. ET on The CW. LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_541328');
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Katie Cassidy displays plenty of decolletage in low-cut orange mini dress
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 4 years
Plunging into a deep V in the front, the body-hugging number accentuated the 26-year-old actress's flawless figure.
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A Dark Archer Showdown, the Black Canary and 7 Other Arrow Spoilers
Seattle Pi - almost 4 years
A Dark Archer Showdown, the Black Canary and 7 Other Arrow Spoilers Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 8:05 am, Sunday, March 10, 2013 Everything is going pretty well for Oliver in the Wednesday, March 20th return episode of Arrow, "which means [it's] about to go really bad," Stephen Amell told fans of The CW series at Saturday night's PaleyFest panel. After saving the life of his enemy, Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman), Oliver Queen (Amell) will eventually have to face the Dark Archer, but he has other problems in store as well, the least of which involve the returns of The Huntress (Jessica de Gouw), The Count (Seth Gabel) and Deadshot (Michael Rowe). Spoiler Alert: A new sizzle reel shown before the panel teased Gabel's return as The Count, The Huntress apparently telling Detective Lance (Paul Blac ...
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'Arrow' Postmortem: Can You Believe What Just Happened?
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on unless you've seen the February 27 episode (Season 1, Episode 16) of The CW's "Arrow," titled "Dead to Rights." With "Dead to Rights," "Arrow" just delivered its most shocking, action-packed hour yet, with Oliver (Stephen Amell) revealing his identity to best friend Tommy (Colin Donnell) in order to help save Tommy's father's (John Barrowman) life. Thanks to Oliver's revelation -- and the fact that he apparently would never have told his best friend the truth were it not for the Malcolm's dire condition -- it seems as though his relationship with Tommy might be irreparably damaged. As if that wasn't enough, "Dead to Rights" also introduced Alex Kingston as Laurel's (Katie Cassidy) mother, Dinah Lance, who brought her daughter the shocking news that Laurel's sister, Sarah, may not have died on the boat that stranded Oliver on the island after all. HuffPost TV caught up with the episode's writer, DC Comics' Chief Creative Officer Geoff Jo ...
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River Song Of 'Doctor Who' Joins 'Arrow' As Laurel Lance's Mother
MTV News - about 4 years
"Arrow" has found itself its Dinah Lance. Entertainment Weekly has learned that the mother of Laurel Lance will be played by British actress Alex Kingston. The "ER" and "Doctor Who" alum will reportedly return to Starling City in an attempt to win back the family she left after her daughter Sara. Like everyone in the "Arrow" universe, we'd bet that Dinah is more than meets the eye. Is her real motive just to make amends with her ex-husband Detective Quentin (Paul Blackthorne) and her daughter (Katie Cassidy)? Or does she have some ulterior reasons for her return? Honestly, it would be as much fun if Dinah didn't have a couple tricks up her sleeve. At least Kingston knows a thing or two about nerd culture thanks to her role in "Doctor Who." Hopefully she'll make as big of an impact in "Arrow" as she did in the BBC series as River Song. Do you think Kingston is a good pick for Dinah Lance? Tell us in the comments section below or on Twitter!
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Katie Cassidy
  • 2016
    Age 29
    On July 23, 2016, it was announced that Cassidy had signed a deal with Warner Bros. to appear across multiple CW shows, including Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow.
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    On May 17, 2016, she guest-starred in the second season of the spin-off series The Flash as the metahuman Black Siren, Laurel's Earth-2 doppelgänger.
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    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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  • 2012
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The series premiered on October 10, 2012.
  • 2011
    Age 24
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The pilot was created by Gossip Girl executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. The series was not picked up by ABC.
  • 2010
    Age 23
    In June 2010, The CW announced Cassidy would have a major recurring arc in the fourth season of the teen drama series Gossip Girl.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy portrayed Juliet Sharp, who attends Columbia University and sets out to ruin the life of the show's central character Serena van der Woodsen. Cassidy made her first appearance in the season premiere and went on to appear in over 11 episodes of the season.
  • 2009
    Age 22
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy portrayed the role of Ella Sims, a publicist who resides in a West Hollywood apartment complex and centers on its residents. The series premiered on September 8, 2009 to 2.31 million viewers. Despite mixed reviews, Cassidy's performance was praised by critics and was cited as "the best thing about the Melrose reboot" by New York magazine. The CW canceled the series in May 2010 due to low ratings.
  • 2008
    Age 21
    In October 2008, Variety announced Cassidy had been cast on the CBS horror mystery limited series Harper's Island.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy portrayed the role of Patricia "Trish" Wellington, a bride-to-be. The series centered on a group of family and friends who gather for a wedding on an island known for its sinister past full of gruesome murders. In each episode, at least one character is killed off. Cassidy and her fellow cast members were not told about their characters' deaths until the day they received a script. The series premiered on April 9, 2009 to 10.21 million viewers. Despite ratings failing to maintain the pilot's success, CBS aired the remainder of the series with the series finale airing on July 11, 2009.
    In 2008, though her character returned for the show's fourth season, Cassidy was replaced by actress Genevieve Cortese.
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  • 2007
    Age 20
    In 2007, Cassidy appeared on The CW's supernatural drama series Supernatural.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy played the role of Ruby, a demon. Making her debut in the show's third season, Cassidy appeared in over six episodes.
  • 2006
    Age 19
    In 2006, Cassidy made her film debut as Tiffany Madison in the horror film When a Stranger Calls.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy has gone on to have notable supporting roles in films Click, Taken and Live! In February 2006, Cassidy was cast as Kelli Presley in the Dimension Films horror-slasher film Black Christmas, a remake of the 1974 film. The film centers on an escaped maniac who returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and one by one kills all sorority sisters. The film was released on December 15, 2006 to negative reviews from critics. The film was a moderate success making over $50 million worldwide. In April 2010, Cassidy appeared in another remake; this time the horror classic A Nightmare on Elm Street, originally released in 1984 of the same name. Cassidy portrays the false protagonist Kris Fowles; a high school student who becomes a victim to Freddy Krueger. Filming begin in Chicago with the film earning over $31 million in its opening weekend. Cassidy was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the Horror/Thriller Actress category for her role, which she lost to Megan Fox.
  • 2005
    Age 18
    In 2005, Cassidy appeared in a recurring role on The WB's series 7th Heaven over the course of four episodes.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, she also appeared on the UPN teen drama series Sex, Love & Secrets.
  • 2003
    Age 16
    In 2003, Cassidy made her television and acting debut appearing in an episode of the Lifetime drama series The Division.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy has continued to guest appear in television shows such as Celebrity Apprentice 4, Listen Up! and New Girl.
  • 2002
    Age 15
    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.
    More Details Hide Details She was 15 at the time, five years younger than her dad when he recorded his version. In his 2007 autobiography, David Cassidy said he did not support his then-estranged daughter's attempt at a music career, saying she was too young and had not yet "paid her dues".
  • 1991
    Age 4
    Cassidy has a younger half-brother named Beau, born in 1991, from her father's third marriage to Sue Shifrin.
    More Details Hide Details In her youth, Cassidy was on the competitive cheerleader team, the California Flyers.
  • 1986
    Cassidy was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of actor David Cassidy and Sherry Benedon in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details Cassidy's paternal grandparents were actors Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward, and she is the niece of teen idol and television producer Shaun Cassidy and actor Patrick Cassidy. Cassidy also has two younger cousins who live in Australia named Samantha Cassidy and Jasmine Cassidy.
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