Caitlin "Caity" Marie Lotz (born on December 30, 1986 in San Diego, California) is an American actress, dancer, singer, and model.
She started her career as a dancer, dancing backup for Avril Lavigne and Lady Gaga and appearing in numerous music videos. She is also a martial artist, with some training in Taekwondo, Wushu and Muay Thai, as well as a skilled practitioner of Le Parkour and Tricking. All of this resulted in her doing most of her own stunts once she moved into acting.
She has had several movie roles but is nowadays best known for her work in television. She currently portrays Sara Lance / The (White) Canary across the Arrowverse, starting in Arrow on a recurring basis, before taking a lead role on its spinoff, Legends of Tomorrow, where she has also directed an episode.
- Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) as Pacific Vista Cheerleader
- Mad Men (2010, 2014-15) as Stephanie Horton
- Law & Order: LA (2010) as Amy Reynolds note
- Death Valley (2011) as Officer Kirsten Landry
- The Pact (2012) as Annie Barlow
- The Pact 2 (2014)
- NTSF:SD:SUV:: (2012) as Mary
- The Machine (2013) as Ava / The Machine
- Arrowverse as Sara Lance / The (White) Canary:
- Stalker (2014) as Melissa Barnes note
- Action Girl: Her best known roles make good use of her extensive martial arts and gymnastics skills.
- Badass Adorable: No doubt about it.
- The Cast Showoff: In many of her roles she really gets a chance to show off her dancing, martial arts, Le Parkour and tricking skills.
- Chronically Killed Actor:
- In The Machine, her original character was killed-off. Said character's likeness was then used to build the titular Robot Girl.
- Her character survived in the first The Pact, but the sequel killed her off.
- Her character died a whopping three times on Arrow. The first two, she ended up Not Quite Dead. She was murdered on the third but came Back from the Dead a year later. By the time she transfers to the Legends of Tomorrow, her character's unkillable nature has basically become a Running Gag on the show.
- Cute Clumsy Girl: If the Arrow gag reel is any indication.
- Dance Battler:Caity: "In high school, during lunchtime I would go in the room where the wrestling mats were and try different flips and different moves, like windmills. I just started mixing martial arts with jazz and contemporary stuff and it would get mashed together and became my style."
- Ms. Fanservice: Many of her roles show off her amazingly fit body. Special mention goes to the scenes in Arrow where she uses the salmon ladder.
- Platonic Life-Partners: With her Arrowverse co-stars Katrina Law (Nyssa) and Jes Macallan (Ava), both of whom have something of a friendly rivalry regarding the Avalance and Nyssara ships.