Cassandra Bree Ballard is an American actress born in Marshfield, Missouri, near The Ozarks. She is the youngest of three daughters born to Cindy (Owens), a dentist, and Tim Ballard, a dairy farmer. Cassandra is of European descent, primarily German, Irish, and French. She received a BFA in Acting and Film from Lindenwood University in St. Louis, MO. She moved to Los Angeles three days after she completed college in 2013. Cassandra has been cast in several television pilots including Nickelodeon's Parent Match (2014) as a hostess. She also played Larissa in the pilot Resolved (2014) and Amber in the pilot Fox and Bing (2014). Her commercial and print success includes national spots and ads such as ESPN, Wal-mart, Boys Town, and Oral-B.