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Michael Cassidy

Michael Cassidy

Michael Cassidy plays Charlie Hogan, the best friend who is secretly in love with Megan (JoAnna Garcia) on The CW's drama Privileged.

Familiar to television audiences from his role on The O.C., Cassidy stared as Cliff Wiatt, a smooth-talking charmer with a dark side, in The CW's drama Hidden Palms. He also had a 7 episode arc on Smallville playing the role of the newspapers editor, Grant Gabriel. He most recently stared in the Center Theatre Groups highly lauded production Two Unrelated Plays by David Mamet alongside Ed O'Neill and David Paymer.

Cassidy grew up in Portland, Oregon, before moving to New York to study for two years at the New Actors' Workshop. In 2004, Cassidy went to Los Angeles to audition for Superman Returns. He didn't get the part, but impressed McG, then the film's director and an executive producer of The O.C., who cast him in the series as Zach Stevens, Summer's (Rachel Bilson) perfect boyfriend.

Cassidy's first big-screen break was the feature film Zoom, starring Tim Allen and Courteney Cox. Cassidy played Dylan West, a.k.a. Houdini. Other credits include the feature The Girl From Monday, directed by Hal Hartley.

Cassidy currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys playing golf in his down time.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Michael Cassidy Facts

BirthdayMarch 20, 1983 (38)
BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Michael Cassidy compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Top Gun
Once Upon A Texas Train
Vampire in Brooklyn
Barbie & The Diamond Castle
Bruce Almighty
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