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Freeman at the Stars Strike Out Child Abuse Celebrity Bowling Fundraiser on October 19, 2014
April 22, 1982 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer, pianist|
|Relatives||Crispin Freeman (brother)|
Cassidy Freeman (born April 22, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress and musician. She is known for her role as Tess Mercer in The CW's superhero drama Smallville and Cady Longmire in Longmire.
Early life and education
Freeman was born in Chicago, Illinois to prominent Chicago-area attorneys, who also own a cattle ranch in Montana. She is the youngest of three children with two brothers, voice actor Crispin Freeman and musician Clark Freeman.
Freeman starred in the thriller film YellowBrickRoad which was written and directed by Andy Mitton and Jesse Holland. She has appeared in several films and television series. Freeman played the character Veronica Sharpe in the award-winning short film Razor Sharp. The film won "Best Action Film" at the 2007 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival. In September 2008, she began starring in The CW Superman-inspired drama Smallville where she played Tess Mercer after the departure of Michael Rosenbaum's Lex Luthor and continued this role until the show ended in May 2011. In October 2009, Freeman appeared in the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in season 10: episode 4 called "Coup de Grâce" (French for "Stroke of Mercy") where she played Donna Grayson, an officer who witnesses her partner arrest, shoot and kill a suspect who turns out to be his former off-duty partner. On January 13, 2012, Freeman was confirmed to be in The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries as Sage in the third season. Since 2012, Freeman has been starring as Cady Longmire in the A&E crime drama Longmire.
Freeman is an active member of the Heal the Bay charity, which works toward cleaning up and protecting the West Coast waters and tutors underprivileged children in Santa Monica as a part of the Virginia Avenue Project.
|2006||Razor Sharp||Veronica Sharpe||Short film|
|2007||Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee||Shirley||Feature film|
|2007||An Accidental Christmas||Kristine||Television film|
|2008||Austin Golden Hour||Charlie||Television film|
|2008||Cold Case||Laura McKinney||"True Calling" (Season 6: Episode 2)|
|2008–2011||Smallville||Tess Mercer (Lutessa Lena Luthor)||Series regular, Seasons 8–10; 46 episodes|
|2009||You've Reached the Richarde & Gribbeen||Theresa||Short film|
|2009||Shades of Gray||Lisa||Short film|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Officer Donna Grayson||"Coup de Grâce" (Season 10: Episode 4)|
|2010||YellowBrickRoad||Erin Luger||Feature film|
|2011||CSI: NY||Devon||"Indelible" (Season 8: Episode 1)|
|2011||The Playboy Club||Frances Dunhill||"A Matter of Simple Duplicity" (Season 1: Episode 3)|
|2012||The Vampire Diaries||Sage||Recurring role, 3 episodes: "1912" (Season 3: Episode 16), "Break On Through" (Season 3: Episode 17) and "Murder of One" (Season 3: Episode 18)|
|2012||CSI: Miami||Connie Jaden||"No Good Deed" (Season 10: Episode 15)|
|2012–present||Longmire||Cady Longmire||Series regular|
|2013||Once Upon a Time||Jacqueline "Jack"||"Tiny" (Season 2: Episode 13)|
|2014||Don't Look Back||Peyton Lake||Television film|
- "DON'T Follow the YellowBrickRoad". DreadCentral.
- "Slamdance '10: First Stills from 'YellowBrickRoad'". BloodyDisgusting.
- 'Lex Schmex' – Meet SMALLVILLE's Tess Mercer Newsarama.com
- Bios – Cassidy Freeman. cwtv.com
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cassidy Freeman.|
- Cassidy Freeman at the Internet Movie Database
- Cassidy Freeman interview with BuddyTV (October 23, 2008).
- Cassidy Freeman interview with ACED Magazine (November 25, 2008).
- Cassidy Freeman on Twitter