Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy is an American actress and director. Following several minor television roles, she came to attention as a scream queen after starring in the horror films When a Stranger Calls, as Kelli Presley in Black Christmas and as Ruby in the third season of the horror series Supernatural. Following a supporting role in the action film Taken, Cassidy played leading roles in the mystery horror series Harper's Island and the remake of the drama series Melrose Place. She starred as Kris Fowles in the slasher film remake A Nightmare on Elm Street and had a recurring role as Juliet Sharp during the fourth season of the teen drama Gossip Girl. Cassidy had her breakthrough in 2012, after being cast as Laurel Lance / Black Canary, on The CW television series Arrow. Cassidy 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.
|Born:||Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy, November 25, 1986, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Other names:||Katie Cassidy Rodgers|
|Parent(s):||David Cassidy, Sherry Williams|
|Relatives:||Jack Cassidy (paternal grandfather), Evelyn Ward (paternal grandmother), Shaun Cassidy (paternal uncle), Patrick Cassidy (paternal uncle)|
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About Katie Cassidy
Played Amanda in the thriller Taken and portrayed Juliet Sharp in the TV series Gossip Girl. In 2012, she joined the cast of The CW's Arrow. Her other credits include 2006's When a Stranger Calls and 2010's A Nightmare on Elm Street.
She was a competitive cheerleader for the California Flyers.
Her father, David Cassidy, was also a well-known actor and musician.
She has siblings named Beau, Jamie and Jenna. She began dating hockey player Jason Garrison in 2013. In 2016 she began a relationship with Matthew Rodgers; they became engaged in June 2017
She dated fellow actor and musician Jesse McCartney from 2005 to 2007.