Toronto native Cassie Steele joins the cast of THE L.A. COMPLEX as Abby. The Canadian actress is best known for her role as Manny Santos on 10 seasons of the internationally acclaimed drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Cassie was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for her portrayal of Manny Santos. THE L.A. COMPLEX will premiere on the CW April 24, 2012.
Cassie’s other television credits include a lead role in the Disney MOW Lamont’s Maccabees, young Sydney in the series Relic Hunter (2002 Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series), Julie in Full Court Miracle (2004 Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Movie), and a guest appearance on Doc. In the summer of 2007 Cassie played the role of Blu in three episodes of the hit CTV dramatic series Instant Star.
Cassie’s love of the arts extends beyond acting. As a talented singer/songwriter, Cassie released her debut album “How Much for Happy” in 2005 and her second album “Destructo Doll” in July 2009. Cassie is currently hard at work on her third album.
When Cassie is not working on set she can be found painting, taking photos, spending time with her friends, swimming, and working out with her trainer. She also spends 99% of her time with her dogs.