Michael Cassidy (actor)

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Michael Cassidy
Born (1983-03-20) March 20, 1983 (age 32)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Other names Mike
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Laura Eichhorn (2006–present)
Children 1

Michael Cassidy (born March 20, 1983) is an American film and television actor.

Life and career[edit]

Cassidy was born in Portland, Oregon. He attended La Salle High School in Milwaukie, Oregon and graduated from the Two-Year Conservatory program at The New Actors Workshop in New York City in 2003.

Cassidy is perhaps best known for his role as Zach Stevens throughout the second season of the television series The O.C.; his character had an on-again/off-again relationship with Summer Roberts.[1] Cassidy also has a role in the movie Zoom.[1]

In 2007, Cassidy played Cliff Wiatt in The CW television program, Hidden Palms.[1]

Cassidy joined the cast of Smallville in the series' seventh season, starring as the new editor of the Daily Planet, Grant Gabriel, a love interest of Lois Lane. In truth, he was Julian Luthor, the cloned and aged brother of Lex.[2] In the episode "Persona," Cassidy's character was shot dead, marking the end of his character's saga.

He played Charlie Hogan, Megan Smith's (Joanna Garcia) best friend in the first fifteen episodes of the CW show Privileged.[1]

He currently plays Tyler Mitchell on the TBS show Men at Work.

Cassidy also had a pair of cameos in the hit film Argo[3] and in The Guilt Trip,[4] both in 2012.

Personal life[edit]

In August 2006, Cassidy married girlfriend Laura Eichhorn,[5] whom he met in high school. Cassidy and his wife have one son who was born in 2011.[6][7] He is currently living in Los Angeles and enjoys playing golf in his spare time.[1]


Year Name Role Notes
2004 Dare Johnny Short Film
2005 The Girl From Monday Ted
2006 Zoom Dylan West/Houdini
2010 The Pink House Television Film
2010 Blue Belle Daniel
2012 Argo Jordan's Analyst
2012 The Guilt Trip Fake Andy
2014 Night of the Living Deb Ryan Waverly Post-production
Year Name Role Notes
2004–2005 The O.C. Zach Stevens Recurring; 19 episodes
2007 Hidden Palms Cliff Wiatt Main Cast; 8 episodes
2007–2008 Smallville Grant Gabriel Recurring; 7 episodes
2008–2009 Privileged Charlie Hogan Main Cast; 15 episodes
2009 Rockville CA Dax 2 episodes
2010 Castle Greg McClintock Episode: "Anatomy of a Murder"
2012 Are You There, Chelsea? Jonathan Episode: "Pilot"
2012 Happy Endings Male Lead Episode: "The Shrink, the Dare, Her Date and Her Brother"
2012 Scandal Travis Harding Episode: "Hell Hath No Fury"
2012–2014 Men at Work Tyler Mitchell Main Cast; 30 episodes
2013 Masters of Sex Dr. Malcolm Toll Episode: "Phallic Victories"


  1. ^ a b c d e "Privileged - Cast - Michael Cassidy". The CW. Retrieved 2008-10-30. 
  2. ^ "Ausiello Report Exclusive: Smallville Snags Hidden Hunk". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2007-07-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1746980/
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1694020/
  5. ^ "Michael Cassidy Joins "Smallville" Cassidy recently starred in the show Castle.". televisionista.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2007-07-07. In real life, Portland-born Cassidy married girlfriend Laura Eichhorn last August. 
  6. ^ Just raising my little son
  7. ^ 13 months

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