Galadriel Stineman is an American actress who is known for her role as Gwen Tennyson in Ben 10: Alien Swarm and as Cassidy in The Middle.

She voiced and motion captured the role of Ashley in Until Dawn.

Early Life

Galadriel Stineman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her high-school education at Newport Central Catholic High School in Newport, Kentucky in 2002. She was a cheerleader, dancer and horseback rider while at school. Although she participated in the drama club, she never captured a starring role in any play at school level.

She grew up in Northern Kentucky, where her father was a tennis player as well as a teacher, and her mother was a nurse. She then attended Northern Kentucky University, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2007 in the College of Informatics.


Stineman moved to Los Angeles after graduation from Northern Kentucky University in 2007 and made her debut in Fame (2009) as a dancer. Her breakthrough came when she portrayed Gwen Tennyson in Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009), a science fiction action film by Alex Winter based on the Cartoon Network animated series Ben 10: Alien Force.

She was the second actress to play the part of Gwen. Stineman had been involved in major projects since 2009. She played Audra in Junkyard Dog (2010) and Cassidy in the television show The Middle (2012-14).


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Fame Dancer
2009 Ben 10: Alien Swarm Gwen Tennyson First role as a main character
2010 Junkyard Dog Audra
2011–2014 The Middle Cassidy Finch/Lucy Howard Television show
2011 Austin & Ally Didi Television show
2012 Operation Cupcake Kim Carson
2012 Bones Brooke Guminski Television show
2012 Good Luck Charlie Molly Television show
2013 Shameless Wendy Television show
2014 Glee Vanessa Television show
2015 Until Dawn Ashley Brown Video game


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