Cassidy Freeman is an American actress, born in Chicago Illinois, USA. She was portraying the role of Tess Mercer, Smallville's version of Lena Luthor, Lex Luthor's sister.

Quick Facts

  • Cassidy's older brothers Clark and Crispin are both actors. Crispin, also became involved with the Superman legacy when he portrayed Superman as a voice-actor in the video game Justice League: Heroes.
  • She took part in musicals.
  • Cassidy was a member of the Potomac Theatre Project, a theatre group at Middlebury College in 2004.
  • Cassidy has a bad habit of nail-biting.
  • Cassidy can speak the following dialects/accents: British (the specific British dialect unknown), Irish, Southern, and Midwestern. She is also fluent in Spanish.


  • Smallville - Tess Mercer (2008-2011)
  • Cold Case - Laura McKinney
  • Starlet - Courtney
  • Austin Golden Hour - Charlie
  • Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee - Shirley
  • Razor Sharp - Veronica Sharpe
  • The Vampire Diaries - Sage (2012)
  • Longmire - Cady Longmire (2012-)
  • Once Upon a Time - Jack


  • Cassidy Freeman was set to appear in a pilot episode for Justin Hartley's new show but it was canceled setting her up for her Smallville appearance.
  • Cassidy is a teaching staff member of the Virginia Avenue Project, a non-profit afterschool program which aims to facilitate the overall growth of kids through the use of performing arts.
  • Her skills are dancing (jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop), waterskiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, tractor/ATV/standard driving, and competitive volleyball and water-polo.[1]


  • She has Native American, German, Scottish, Jewish and Estonian ancestry.
  • Cassidy along with her brother, Clark Freeman, and Andy Mitton formed the band called "The Real D’Coy".
  • She has a 50-pound Swiss Mountain dog named Shasta.
  • Her brother, Crispin Freeman, currently plays Red Arrow in another DC related show, Young Justice.


External links

  • Interview with TV.Guide on October 23, 2008
  • Interview with The Buffalo News on February 5, 2009.

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