Shanley Caswell (born December 3, 1991)[1] is an American actress. She has guest starred in television series such as CSI: NY, Bones, iCarly and The Middle.[2] She is best known for her starring roles in Detention (2011) as Riley Jones and as Andrea Perron in The Conjuring (2013). She currently has a recurring role in NCIS: New Orleans.

Shanley Caswell
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Caswell at the screening of Detention at the LA Film School, April 2012
Born (1991-12-03) December 3, 1991 (age 28)
Years active2007–present

Life and careerEdit

Shanley Caswell was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. Shanley began acting in local theater at the age of eight. While in high school, she became involved with "Teen Source", a theater troupe whose focus is to educate the teenage community on social issues. She moved to Los Angeles to further her career in 2007, where she landed many guest-starring roles. Her first work was modelling aged 15.[3] She also studied cultural anthropology at UCLA.[4]

She made her feature film debut in Mending Fences, a television film for the Hallmark Channel and made her first major film role as one of the leads in the horror film Detention,[5] with her starring as Riley Jones.[6] She appeared in horror film The Conjuring, in the supporting role Andrea Perron, her second feature film, and starred as the lead role in the fairy tale update Snow White: A Deadly Summer.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Little Victories Katherine Short film
2011 Detention Riley Jones
2012 Snow White: A Deadly Summer Snow White Direct to video
2012 Adrift Mo Short film
2013 Come Find Me Jenny Sugar Short film
2013 The Conjuring Andrea Perron
2013 Feels So Good Brittany
2017 Swiped Erin Short film
2017 Urban Myth: Nest Karla Short film
2018 Haunting on Fraternity Row Claire Direct to video


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Zoey 101 Audrey Episode: "Coffee Cart Ban"
2009 Mending Fences Kamilla Faraday Television film
2010 iCarly Tara Episode: "iWas a Pageant Girl"
2010 Bones Dede Episode: "The Death of the Queen Bee"
2010 The Mentalist Nadine Russo Episode: "Red Sky At Night"
2011 The Middle Samantha 2 episodes
2011 CSI: NY Rachel Weber Episode: "Crushed"
2012 Punk'd Herself Episode: "Lucy Hale"
2013 Vegas Patricia Episode: "Little Fish"
2014–present NCIS: New Orleans Laurel Pride Recurring role, 10 episodes
2014 Red Zone Laney Weller Television film
2014 High School Possession Olivia Marks Television film
2015 The Night Shift Rachel Lawson Episode: "Sunrise, Sunset"
2015 Scorpion Dorie Episode: "The Old College Try"
2017 Perfect Citizen Vivian Television film
2018 S.W.A.T. Sarah Episode: "The Tiffany Experience"
2019 The Resident Nora Mitchell Episode: "Stupid Things in the Name of Sex"
2019 E! True Hollywood Story Herself Episode: "Horror Movies: Cursed or Coincidence?"


  1. ^ "Shanley Caswell Discusses Her Role In Detention and Other Upcoming Projects". FlickDirect.
  2. ^ Fasehun, Sola (March 19, 2012). "Shanley Caswell Has the Right Stuff". Campus Circle.
  3. ^ "BEAUTY INTERVIEW: SHANLEY CASWELL". Hydrogen magazine. August 10, 2012.
  4. ^ Marr, Madeleine (April 12, 2012). "Fame is calling for 'Detention' star Shanley Caswell". Miami Herald.
  5. ^ Simpson, David (December 4, 2012). "'Detention': Josh Hutcherson and Shanley Caswell Interview". Hollywood Reporter.
  6. ^ Dickson, Evan (April 13, 2012). "Shanley Caswell Talks 'Detention', The ADD Generation And 'The Warren Files'". Bloody Disgusting.
  7. ^ Harman, Harout (February 9, 2012). "Hayley McFarland and Shanley Caswell Join The Warren Files". MovieWeb.

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