The 80s were a time when children became famous in music and films in large numbers. Many of them became famous adult stars who are loved and celebrated today. Raffey Cassidy belongs to the class of the early 2000s.
This blue-eyed, freckled beauty is a fast-rising English actress and has already made a name for herself with several major films and working with veterans of the industry. She is best known for her roles in Snow White and the Huntsman, Mr. Selfridge and Tomorrowland.
Raffey Cassidy Bio, Age
Raffey is a real English girl. She was born on August 30, 2002, in England, in a town called Worsley. She attended Moorside High School in Swinton.
Her career did not begin on purpose. She had accompanied her brother to an audition and was waiting outside when they announced that they needed someone to play the role of a little girl. She accepted the offer immediately.
The film became her first performance ever. The title of the film is Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen, where she played the role of a little girl named Ellen. She was only 7 years old at the time.
This role opened up several other opportunities for young Raffey on television shows. These include 32 Brinkbun Street in 2011, where she played the role of Nora. In 2012 and 2013 she played in Stepping Up as Freya and Mr. Selfridge as Beatrice respectively.
In 2012, she also played alongside Johnny Depp in the Warner Bros. movie Dark Shadows, and in the same year, she played the role of Young Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman alongside veterans such as Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, and Kristen Stewart.
The following year, she starred in a short film The Beast, as a character named Mia. She then portrayed the android Athena in the 2015 sci-fi film Tomorrowland alongside Hugh Laurie and George Clooney. Cassidy also portrayed the character Molly in Amber Entertainment’s film Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism. For the film, she worked with Emily Watson and Dominic Monaghan.
Raffey Cassidy and George Clooney She also played the role of Anna Vatan in the 2016 feature film Allied. In 2017 she appeared alongside Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell as Kim Murphy in the horror film The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Her other short film roles include The Beast in 2013, Rust in 2015, and Miranda’s Letter in 2016.
Raffey Cassidy Family
Her father’s name is Simon Cassidy, but her mother doesn’t seem to be in the picture anymore since nothing is known about her.
The family members of Raffey Cassidy feel comfortable with a camera in their faces. She is the baby of the litter. Raffey has three older siblings, a brother Finney Cassidy and two sisters, Grace and Mossie Cassidy. They are all actors, although none of them has reached the heights Raffey has. Raffey’s is a close-knit family who enjoys being together on all their travels.
Height, Quick Facts
Granted, Raffey could still grow, so their size is likely to change in the future. She stands at a respectable height of 5 feet 4 inches, which is pretty good for a teenage girl.
Raffey was selected by Screen International for its Stars of Tomorrow magazine in 2013. She currently holds the record as the actress to be named on the annual list.
Raffey showed a bit of her independent streak during the shooting of Tomorrowland. The actress spent several months preparing herself in gymnastics, martial arts, and swimming. She had planned to perform most of her stunts for the film.
During this time she had already attended a David Johnson Drama, an acting school in Manchester, for two years. During these two months, she was under the personal guidance of her acting teacher, who happened to be David Johnson himself. At the same time, she was also fully involved in the school production of Hanky Panky, a production that premiered the very next month.
Raffey is an enthusiastic actress with an infectious personality. She has received frequent praise from many people who have worked with her. George Clooney was very impressed with her work ethic, commitment, and talent, so he appreciated her by giving her a diamond bracelet.