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Caissie Levy is a Canadian actress and singer famous for working with West End and Broadway musical theaters.
Born on April 15, 1981, Caissie Levy is from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is best known for playing Penny Pingleton in 'Hairspray' and Sheila in 'Hair'.
She played Molly Jensen in the Broadway and West End productions of 'Ghost: The Musical'. She was also seen as Fantine in the Broadway revival 'Les Miserables' and Elsa in Broadway's 'Frozen'. As a singer, she sang famous songs like 'Monster', 'With You', and 'For The First Time In Forever' from the Broadway musical. Keep reading to learn how she coupled her passion with training to make a mark in the entertainment industry.
The estimated net worth of the Canadian actress, Caissie Levy, is $5 million.
The annual earnings of Caissie Levy in Canada are not disclosed.
Caissie Levy is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.
As of January 2023, Caissie Levy is 41 years old.
The Canada-born actress Caissie Levy was born as Caissie Shira Levy, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on April 15, 1981. Her father was Dr. Mark Levy, a general practitioner, and her mother, Lisa Levy, was an administrator at her husband's medical practice. She also has two brothers, Robi and Josh, who are film directors, writers, and producers collectively called The Levy Brothers.
Speaking of her education, Caissie Levy completed her education at Camp Ramah in Canada. In 1999, she pursued her secondary education at Westdale Secondary School. She also attended New York's American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
On October 30, 2011, Caissie Levy married David Reiser. They have two children, Izaiah and Talulah Ruby.
Caissie Levy is best known for playing Penny Pingleton in 'Hairspray' and Sheila in 'Hair' on Broadway. Her role of Sheila is a role that she also played in the West End production. She is also known for taking on the role of Molly Jensen in West End and Broadway productions 'Ghost: The Musical'. She played Fantine in 'Les Miserables'.
After graduating from American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Caissie Levy was cast as Maureen Johnson in 'Rent' on the US National Tour. In 2008, she was featured as Elphaba in 'Wicked'. She also performed at the Manchester Opera House and London's West End at the Piccadilly Theatre. In 2012, Caissie Levy returned to Broadway production and recorded for 'Hair' and 'Ghost'. As a singer, she sang 'Please Don't Let Me Go', 'Dear Daddy', and 'I Am Yours'.
After releasing the EP 'With You' in 2013, she sang at two concerts at the London Hippodrome Casino. Further, she starred in 'Murder Ballad' as Sara in the Manhattan Theater production. She was renowned for playing Elsa in the stage adaptation of the Disney movie 'Frozen'.
Besides working in theaters, Caissie Levy also worked in TV series and movies. Some notable TV series include 'Wishenpoof!', 'Gotham', 'Creative Galaxy', 'The Battery's Down', and 'Late Show With David Letterman'. Caissie Levy has been in movies such as 'Options' and 'Ms. Bula Banerjee'. She starred in Broadway's 'Leopoldstadt' as Eva in 2022.
Caissie Levy has won the Grand Prize of the Danish Academy. She also won Broadway World Awards in 2014 for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the show 'Les Miserables'. Her album 'Caroline, Or Change' was also nominated for the 2023 Grammy Awards for Best Musical Theater Album.
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