Many people worldwide dream of being a part of the American entertainment industry. Some of them achieve their dream with much struggle, taking many years while some become able to grasp the feat at a young age. American actress, Cassady McClincy is one of the renowned actresses, who has gained much of her name and fame at such a young age.
She is only 19, as of 2020, but has already landed herself into several significant roles in various movies and TV shows. Amongst her acting credits, her portrayal in the AMC horror-drama television series The Walking Dead as Lydia is the popular one.
Cassady McClincy was born on 1st September 2000 in the United States. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 4.5 inches (1.64 meters).
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She has a mixed ethnicity of Asian and Caucasian-American.
Cassady McClincy is one of the four kids born to her parents. Her mother's name is Dayla. Likewise, her grandfather, Chai, is from Bangkok, Thailand.
She has three siblings: brother, Gavin McClincy, and two sisters, Kaya McClincy and Callie McClincy.
Cassady McClincy with her brother, Gavin McClincy on 7th January 2020 (Source: Cassady McClincy's Instagram)
Her younger sister, Callie is an actress, who made her first TV debut by playing the role of Young Karen Wheaton in the series, It’s Supernatural in 2013. Also, she made her first film debut in the 2015’s blockbuster movie, Insurgent. Apart from these, she is known for movies like Anna Nicole, Doctor Sleep, and TV series like The Originals, Chicago Med, and Outcast.
Movies & TV Shows
Cassady McClincy made her first film appearance at the young age of ten, playing the role of Munchkin Bobbi in the film, The Wizard of Agni (2010). The same year, she portrayed the role of a schoolgirl and a soccer player in the short movie, Five Smooth Stones.
Then, in 2013, she appeared in the role of a Troubled Teen in the TV series, It’s Supernatural. A year later, she portrayed the role of Laura Dwyer in the TV series Drop Dead Diva. Next year, she got the character of Amberly in the series, Constantine, followed by two movies, The Unexpected Bar Mitzvah and Crimes and Mister Meanors, where she landed the roles of Sarah and Kat, respectively.
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Likewise, in 2016, she was seen portraying the character Ashleigh in the TV series, Good Behaviour, and 2017, she performed the role of Anna Sloan in the TV series, Ozark and as Tandy Ainsley in series, Daytime Divas. In the same year, Cassady also appeared in the short movie, The Visitor as Young Apple. In 2018, she appeared in the two films; Love, Simon as Jackie, and Poor Jane as Erica. Also, she was cast in the TV series Castle Rock as Young Molly Strand.
In 2019, Cassady appeared playing the role of the main character and former antagonist, Lydia, in the AMC’s TV series, The Walking Dead. She was cast as a member of the 'Whisperers' and the daughter of the group’s leader, Alpha.