Cassie Steele

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Cassie Steele
Robin Wong TIFF Schmooze Cassie Steele.jpg
Background information
Birth name Cassandra Rae Steele
Born (1989-12-02) December 2, 1989 (age 24)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Grunge, alternative rock, indie pop, indie rock
Occupations Actress, singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2001–present
Labels Rob'N'Steal Productions (2005-present)
Super Spy Productions (2008-present)

Cassandra Rae "Cassie" Steele (born December 2, 1989) is a Canadian actress and singer-songwriter best known for portraying Manny Santos on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Abby on The L.A. Complex.

Life and career[edit]

Steele was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is of Filipino and British descent. She began crafting her own songs to go with her poetry when she was in the first grade, she then began taking singing lessons. She attended London School of Dance in Scarborough, Ontario and trained in ballet and jazz dance. Cassie was also a gymnast for an unspecified amount of time. Steele has been a regular cast member on Degrassi: The Next Generation playing the character of Manny Santos since she was eleven years old. Steele also appeared in the 2007 MTV movie, Super Sweet 16: The Movie.[1]

Her debut album, How Much for Happy, was released in 2005, followed by two Canadian tours. Steele's follow-up album, Destructo Doll, was released on July 21, 2009. She appeared on Channel One News to promote the album for the music segment.

Steele is the older sister of Alexa (Alex) Steele,[2] who appeared on Degrassi: The Next Generation as Angie Jeremiah in seasons one through five and as Tori Santamaria in seasons 11 and 12.

She also played the role as the girl from "Dusk" the fictional vampire parody of The Twilight Saga on My Babysitter's a Vampire.

Her newest EP including Shape Shifter, Try Baby, and I Want U was released on iTunes on April 17, 2012.

She released her new single Mad on iTunes on April 1, 2014.



Album Information
How Much for Happy
  • Released: March 15, 2005 (CAN)
    April 26, 2005 (US)
  • Label: Bullseye Canada, Rob'N'Steal Productions
  • Canadian sales: 25,000
  • Canadian Certification: Gold
  • Official Singles:
    • 2005: "Bluebird"
    • 2005: "Famous"
Destructo Doll
  • Released: July 21, 2009
  • Label: Independent, Rob'N'Steal Productions
  • Canadian sales: 25,000
  • Canadian Certification: Gold
  • Official Singles
    • 2009: "Mr. Colson"
    • 2009: "Go Dark"


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Relic Hunter Sydney Fox - Age 10 Episode: "Sydney at Ten"
2001–2010 Degrassi: The Next Generation Manny Santos Seasons 1-9 (Series Regular)
2003 Full-Court Miracle Julie TV movie
2004 Doc Heidi Euchi Episode: "No Pain, No Gain"
2007 Super Sweet 16: The Movie Sophie TV movie
2007 'Da Kink in My Hair Beautiful Girl Episode: "Fass & Facety"
2008 Instant Star Blu 5 episodes
2009 Degrassi Goes Hollywood Manny Santos TV movie
2010 Degrassi Takes Manhattan Manny Santos TV movie
2010 My Babysitter's a Vampire Rochelle TV movie
2012 L.A. Complex, TheThe L.A. Complex Abby Vargas Lead role
2014 "Sorority Surrogate" Tv movie Main role


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