Elise Gatien

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Elise Gatien
Born1987/1988 (age 30–32)
Years active2006–present

Elise Gatien (born c. 1988[1]) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her role as Candice "CJ" Ward in the Cartoon Network live-action series Tower Prep.

Life and career[edit]

Gatien was born in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. She is of half german descent on her dad's side. [2][3] She began performing at the age of four. She trained for a number of years in dance and musical theater. She was discovered at a model/talent convention and had a number of opportunities in Asia.[3]

In 2009, Gatien played Mia Dearden in two episodes of Smallville. Her other television credits include Supernatural, Bionic Woman, Eureka, The Guard, and roles in the films In the Land of Women and Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief.

In 2010, Gatien was cast as CJ Ward in the Cartoon Network live-action series Tower Prep.[4][5][6] She was cast in The CW's 2012 pilot The Selection based on books written by Kiera Cass; however, the pilot was not picked up to series.[7] In 2015 Gatien played the starring role of Jamie in the 1980s horror homage film Lost After Dark.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 In the Land of Women Tiffany
2008 Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief Courtney Sterling Video
2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Madison
2014 Deeper Sam
2015 Lost After Dark Jamie


Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Obsession Erika Matthews TV film
2007 Eureka Megan Episode: "Duck, Duck Goose"
2007 Bionic Woman Anne Corvus Episode: "Sisterhood"
2009 The Guard Megan Episode: "Out of the Woods"
2009–2010 Smallville Mia Dearden/Speedy Episodes: "Crossfire",[9] "Disciple"[10]
2010 Supernatural Kristen Episode: "Live Free or Twihard"
2010 Tower Prep Candace "CJ" Ward Main role
2011 The Haunting Hour: The Series Stella Episode: "The Red Dress"
2011 Level Up Heather TV film
2012 The Secret Circle Elizabeth Meade Episode: "Prom"
2012 The Selection May Unsold TV pilot
2013 Restless Virgins Heather TV film
2014 Spooksville Kelsey Episode: "Shell Shock"
2014 The Tomorrow People Sophie Coburn Episode: "Endgame"
2015 iZombie Corinne Episodes: "The Exterminator", "Liv and Let Clive", "Dead Air"
2015 Unreal Rita Episodes: "Return", "Relapse"
2015 Perfect Match Lucy TV film
2015 Sorority Murder Natalie Swanson Television film
2015 Christmas Truce Lilly TV film
2016 Motive Paige Lytton Episode: "Foreign Relations"
2016 Love on the Sidelines Ava Holland TV film
2017 Ghost Wars Maggie Rennie Recurring
2018 Secret Millionaire Candice TV film


  1. ^ Brian Baker (Fall 2011). "UMM Spotlight Elise Gatien" (jpg). UMM magazine. p. 27. Retrieved August 7, 2016. Now 23, Gatien...
  2. ^ "Let's celebrate all of our city's talented people". The Daily News. Kamloops, British Columbia. July 23, 2012. Retrieved August 7, 2016. Then there's actress Elise Gatien, who has starred in episodes of the TV series Smallville, Bionic Woman, Eureka, and The Guard. She also appears in the upcoming feature film Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.
  3. ^ a b Elise Gatien at Poptower.com
  4. ^ Etan Vlessing (May 28, 2010). "CW's 'Carrie Diaries,' 'Arrow,' 'Cult,' 'First Cut,' 'Beauty and the Beast' Ordered to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Associated Press. Retrieved August 6, 2016. ...and "Tower Prep," which stars Drew Van Acker, Ryan Pinkston, Elise Gatien and Dyana Lui.
  5. ^ Brian Lowry (October 16, 2010). "Review: 'Tower Prep'". Variety. Retrieved August 6, 2016.
  6. ^ Dawn C. Chmielewski (September 19, 2010). "Teens find mystery and mayhem in 'Tower Prep'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 6, 2016. Archer's prospective love interest, CJ Ward (Elise Gatien), has the uncanny ability to read people's emotions.
  7. ^ Lesley Goldberg; Lacey Rose (May 11, 2012). "CW's 'Carrie Diaries,' 'Arrow,' 'Cult,' 'First Cut,' 'Beauty and the Beast' Ordered to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 12, 2012.
  8. ^ Philip David Morton (October 29, 2015). "Review: Lost After Dark". The Huffington Post. Retrieved August 6, 2016. The ensemble cast puts in some great performances, notably Robert Patrick (Terminator 2, Sons of Liberty), Justin Kelly as Sean, Elise Gatien as Jamie, and David Lipper...
  9. ^ Kathryn Shattuck (October 30, 2009). "What's On Today". The New York Times. Retrieved August 6, 2016.
  10. ^ Kathryn Shattuck (January 29, 2010). "What's On Today". The New York Times. Retrieved August 6, 2016.

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