Maggie Lawson AKA Margaret Cassidy Lawson is an American actress probably best known for her role on the USA Network series “Psych.”
Maggie Lawson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. When she was eight, she began appearing in community and dinner theatre productions. By 10, she landed an on-air commercial gig for a Fox news affiliate, which led to a six-year role. She filed reports targeted to kids her age.
Growing up, Maggie Lawson said, “I don’t really think of myself as a tomboy but I did sort of see myself as one of them. Like I was a tough kid, I was an athlete, I definitely ran around, and I could hold my own.”
When she was 17, she moved to Los Angeles for her first professional appearance on “Unhappily Ever After.” She finished high school with a correspondence course.
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She made her big-screen debut in the 1998 drama “Pleasantville.” Her other appearances include roles on “Justified,” “Smallville,” and “Back in the Game,” among others.
Maggie Lawson has been dating Psych co-star James Roday since 2006. Aside from acting, she likes singing and songwriting. She is also on social media.
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Maggie Lawson said, “I’ve always wanted to work with dogs, so in high school, I worked at the Humane Society for a little while. I honestly think, even today, that would be the other career I would go into. Somehow I would be involved with animals.”
Maggie Lawson resides in Los Angeles, California.