Cassandra Hepburn, born on April 14, 1977 in the Philippines is an American actress who was partly raised outside the USA in Asia and Europe. She moved to New York at a young age to pursue her acting ambitions and attended various acting courses, including at the School for Film and Television. Upon completion of her studies she was given the role of "Monica" in the soap opera, "As the World Turns". Following this role she worked in theatre and as a model before travelling to France to further her studies. She also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.