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Katie Cassidy is an American actress. Following several minor television roles, she came to attention as a scream queen after starring in the horror films When a Stranger Calls (2006), as Kelli Presley in Black Christmas (2006) and as Ruby in the third season of the horror series Supernatural (2007–2008). Following a supporting role in the action film Taken (2008), Cassidy played leading roles in the mystery horror series Harper’s Island (2009) and the remake of the drama series Melrose Place (2009–2010).
Cassidy starred as Kris Fowles in the slasher film remake A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) and had a recurring role as Juliet Sharp during the fourth season of the teen drama Gossip Girl (2010–2012). Katie Cassidy had her breakthrough in 2012, after being cast as Laurel Lance / Black Canary, on The CW television series Arrow.
She has reprised her role in the Arrowverse series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, as well as voicing the character in the animated web series Vixen. Following her character’s death in season four of Arrow, Cassidy began playing Laurel Lance / Black Siren, an antagonistic version of the character from a parallel universe, originating on The Flash and continuing on to Arrow.
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Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy (formerly Rodgers) was born on November 25, 1986 (age 35 years) in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is the child of the short-lived relationship of actor and singer David Cassidy and fashion model Sherry Williams. 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 and Ryan Cassidy.
Cassidy has a younger half-brother named Beau, born in 1991, from her father’s third marriage to Sue Shifrin. After Cassidy’s parents ended their relationship, she was raised by her mother and stepfather Richard Benedon. David Cassidy spoke of his absence from Katie’s life, saying in February 2017: “I’ve never had a relationship with her. I wasn’t her father. I was her biological father but I didn’t raise her. She has a completely different life. I’m proud of her. She’s very talented. It’s hard for me to even accept how old she is now.”
In her youth, Cassidy was on the competitive cheerleader team the California Flyers. A resident of Bell Canyon, California, she attended Calabasas High School. During her time there, she signed a recording contract, releasing a cover of “I Think I Love You”, a song that had been a hit for her biological father as part of the soundtrack to his TV show The Partridge Family.
Katie Cassidy made her television and acting debut in 2003 appearing in an episode of the Lifetime drama series The Division. Cassidy has continued to guest appear in television shows such as Celebrity Apprentice 4, Listen Up! and New Girl. In 2005, Cassidy appeared in a recurring role on The WB’s series 7th Heaven over the course of four episodes. That same year, she also appeared on the UPN teen drama series Sex, Love & Secrets.
Cassidy made her film debut in 2006 as Tiffany Madison in the horror film When a Stranger Calls. 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 of the 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.
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In 2007, Katie Cassidy appeared on The CW’s supernatural drama series Supernatural. Cassidy played the role of Ruby, a demon. Making her debut in the show’s third season, Cassidy appeared in six episodes. In 2008, though her character returned for the show’s fourth season, Cassidy was replaced by actress Genevieve Cortese.
In October 2008, Variety announced Cassidy had been cast on the CBS horror mystery limited series Harper’s Island. 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.
Katie 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 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. Cassidy portrayed the role of Ella Simms, 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.
Katie Cassidy appeared in another remake in April 2010; 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 began 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.
Cassidy’s work in the horror genre has led to her being labelled a Scream Queen. Shortly after the release of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Variety announced Cassidy had been cast in the adventure comedy film Monte Carlo. The film, which also stars Leighton Meester and Selena Gomez, follows three friends who pose as wealthy socialites while on holiday in Monte Carlo. Production began in May 2010 with filming taking place in Monaco, Budapest, Paris, and Texas. The film was released on July 1, 2011, and received mixed to negative reviews from critics, and went on to gross $39 million worldwide.
In June 2010, The CW announced Cassidy would have a major recurring arc in the fourth season of the teen drama series Gossip Girl. 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.
In May 2012, Cassidy was cast as the title character in the film adaptation of the graphic novel The Scribbler, alongside Eliza Dushku, Michelle Trachtenberg and Gina Gershon. She plays Suki, a young woman with a dissociative identity disorder. 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. The pilot was created by Gossip Girl executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. The series was not picked up by ABC.
In February 2012, Cassidy landed the main cast role of Laurel Lance / Black Canary in The CW’s series Arrow, which is based on the Green Arrow comic books. The series premiered on October 10, 2012. Cassidy left the show as a series regular after her character was killed off in episode 18 of the fourth season on April 6, 2016. On May 17, 2016, she guest-starred in the Arrow-verse spin-off series The Flash for the second time, but as the metahuman Black Siren, Laurel’s Earth-2 doppelgänger, in the second-season episode “Invincible”.
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On July 23, 2016, it was announced that Katie Cassidy had signed a deal with Warner Bros. to appear across multiple CW Arrowverse shows. On March 27, 2017, it was announced that Cassidy would return to Arrow as a series regular for season 6; reprising the role of Black Siren. She continued in that role for the remaining duration of the show. The season 8 episode “Leap of Faith” marked her directorial debut.
In 2016, Katie Cassidy portrayed the character of Sharon (a character inspired by late fashion model and actress Sharon Tate) in the direct-to-digital-HD horror film Wolves at the Door, loosely based on the Manson Family’s murders. She also stars in the 2017 PS4 game Hidden Agenda. Cassidy is a spokeswoman for the charity H.E.L.P. Malawi.
Katie Cassidy was married to Matthew Rodgers, they had their wedding in 2018. Her ex-husband is a businessman. In 2016, Cassidy began dating Matthew Rodgers. The couple announced their engagement on June 5, 2017. Cassidy and her husband Rodgers married on December 8, 2018. However, Cassidy filed for divorce on January 8, 2020, in Los Angeles. The divorce was finalized on March 22, 2021, and it became public on March 26. As of mid-2022, Katie Cassidy is single and married.
Katie Cassidy net worth
How much is Katie Cassidy worth? Katie Cassidy net worth is estimated at around $4 million. Her main source of income is from her career as an actress. Cassidy’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $1 million annually. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in the United States. Katie Cassidy stands at an appealing height of 1.71m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.