The gallery has been updated with the latest Ella / Melrose Place images. Melrose Place is scheduled to premiere on September 8, 2009 on the CW.
People who grow up in Los Angeles don’t become farmers. It seems like Angelenos gravitate toward a career in the entertainment industry. After all, they’re surrounded by the glitz and glamour, and it’s attainable. But imagine growing up in Los Angeles with parents in the biz, and thinking about what the future holds. Think that they’ll be tilling fields in a few years?
There was never any doubt that Katie Cassidy would go into showbiz — she was destined for stardom. That’s an overused phrase, but she’s the child of David Cassidy, the famous singer/actor known best for his role on The Partridge Family, and Sherry Williams, the actress/model, and it was just a matter of time before fate caught up to her. “I knew I loved acting, and I was in theater when I was in elementary school, but I didn’t actually think that it was a reality,”
Cassidy recalls. “That it could be my career and I could actually make money doing this and support myself and a family and whatnot. And it actually ended up becoming my reality. I have the coolest job on the planet.”