Her father has German, Irish, English, and Swiss-German ancestry. Her mother, whose family is from Illinois, is of German, English, and Irish descent.
Did a cover of her father's song, "I Think I Love You".
Katie is a mad Seattle Seahawks NFL supporter.
Granddaughter of the late Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward.
Has appeared in three remakes of three classic movie thrillers: When a Stranger Calls (2006) (originally released in 1979), Black Christmas (2006) (originally released in 1974) and A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) (originally released in 1984).