Katie Cassidy is a Hollywood actress. She was born on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. She was the daughter of David Cassidyd, a pop star in the 1970s. She took dancing an acting lessons and eventually became a cheerleader for the California Flyers. Katie was modeling and studying acting in community theater. Katie Cassidy is modeling for Abercrombie and Fitch and Guess? Rock and Republic clothing lines in 2004. Katie made several appearances in TV series, such as 7th Heaven and Sex, Love & Secrets. She also star as Laurel Lance on The CW superhero TV series Arrow.