As she embarks on an acting career Cassidy Gifford doesn't just have mom Kathie Lee in her corner; most of America is cheering for her, too. While Cassidy -- who makes her debut as a leading lady Saturday night in the Hallmark Channel movie Like Cats & Dogs-- didn’t actually grow up on our TV screens, she might as well have, thanks to the stories her mother constantly shared while hosting ABC’s syndicated morning talk show Live with Regis & Kathie Lee. When I spoke to the now 23-year-old recently she was actually happy to hear me say, “I feel like I already know you through your mom.” (Editor's note: Kathie Lee recently spoke with MediaVillage.com about her own Hallmark project.)
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