Cassi Thomson

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Cassi Thomson
Born Cassi Nicole Thomson
(1993-08-14) 14 August 1993 (age 21)
Queensland, Australia
Occupation Actress, singer, songwriter
Years active 2006–present

Cassi Nicole Thomson (born 14 August 1993) is an Australian-born American actress and singer. She is known for her recurring role as Cara Lynn Walker in the television series Big Love[1] and for her role as Nikki Papagus on the series Switched at Birth. She has also guest starred in several television series, such as Without a Trace, ER, House M.D., and CSI: Miami.

Life and career[edit]

Thomson was born in Queensland, Australia. She lived on a ranch in Vanuatu[2] until she was 5 years old after which her family moved to New Haven, Missouri.[3] She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.[4]

In addition to acting on television series, Thomson currently works in the music industry where she is a singer-songwriter. She is currently working on her debut album with Hannah Montana and High School Musical producer Andrew Lane. She completed her first music video in 2008, featuring her hit single "Caught Up In You", which co-stars Taylor Lautner.[4]

Thomson starred in the 2014 reboot film Left Behind with Nicolas Cage and Chad Michael Murray, released in October. The film received mostly negative reviews from critics.[5][6]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Without a Trace Sarah Jameson Episode: "The Road Home"
2006 House Kama Walters Episode: "Whac-A-Mole"
2006 ER Lulu Davis Episode: "Scoop and Run"
2008 Cop Dog Deb Rogers
2008 Our First Christmas Tory TV film
2009 Hawthorne Amy Johnson Episode: "The Sense of Belonging"
2009–2011 Big Love Cara Lynn Recurring role (20 episodes)
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Katy Episode: "Field Mice"
2011 Margene's Blog Cara Lynn Episode: "Crush Story"
2011 CSI: Miami Kaylee Anderson Episode: "Mayday"
2011 Rock the House Karen Petersen TV film
2012 Teenage Bank Heist Abbie TV film
2012–2014 Switched at Birth Nikki Papagus Kennish Recurring role
2013 1000 to 1 Ally Direct-to-video
2013 Grave Halloween Amber SyFy TV Film
2014 Left Behind Chloe Steele


  1. ^ "‘Big Love’s’ Cassi Thomson on Cara Lynn’s affair, the finale and what’s next - Zap2it". Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Cassi Thompson talks about being on "Switched At Birth" on ABC Family". YouTube. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Actress/singer Cassi Thomson…". Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Biography at official website". 1993-08-14. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  5. ^ "'Left Behind' - Christianity Today". Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  6. ^ "'Left Behind' - Richard Roeper". Retrieved 2014-11-04. 

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