|Born||Margaret Elizabeth Galadriel Stineman
(1990-10-20) October 20, 1990
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||Northern Kentucky University|
Galadriel Stineman (born Margaret Elizabeth Galadriel Stineman; October 20, 1990) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Gwen Tennyson in Ben 10: Alien Swarm and as Cassidy Finch in The Middle.
Life and career
Margaret Elizabeth Galadriel Stineman was born in Cincinnati. 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, a nurse. She then attended Northern Kentucky University. As a very involved undergrad, she was president of Delta Zeta sorority, vice president of student government and named “Outstanding Senior of the Year”. It was during her time at NKU that she became involved in student films and eventually signed with a couple local talent agencies to pick up extra money. She graduated magna cum laude in 2007 in the College of Informatics.
Stineman moved to Los Angeles after graduation 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 Middle (2012-14) 
|2009||Ben 10: Alien Swarm||Gwen Tennyson||First role as a main character|
|2011–2014, 2017||The Middle||Cassidy Finch/Lucy Howard||Recurring role (season 4), Guest (seasons 5 and 8); 13 episodes|
|2011||Austin & Ally||Didi||Television show|
|2012||Operation Cupcake||Kim Carson|
|2012||Bones||Brooke Guminski||Television show|
|2012||Good Luck Charlie||Molly||Television show|
|2015||Until Dawn||Ashley “Ash” Brown||Voice and motion capture performance|
|2018||Runaway Romance||Sarah Miller||Television movie|