During its original run between 1998 and 2006, This ’70s Show became a proving ground for some of today’s best-known actors, like Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Laura Prepon who have pursued prolific careers.
Now, Netflix has revived the sitcom for a highly anticipated sequel series that takes place 20 years after the original and looks set to showcase a whole host of upcoming acting talent.
One of That 90s Show’s new lead actors is Ashley Aufderheide who plays the character of Gwen Runck, but what do we know about this rising star – from her age and social media presence to her previous roles?
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Who is Gwen in That 90s Show?
Gwen Runck is the rebellious neighbor of Leia Forman’s grandparents, Red and Kitty, in Point Place, Wisconsin.
She is a Riot grrrl and part of a feminist movement that was born in the 1990s and has a close relationship with punk music.
His path crosses that of Leia shortly after the latter arrives to spend the summer with her grandparents when Gwen surprises Leia watching her dance through her window.
Gwen is a fiercely loyal person and is quick to introduce Leia to her group of friends – which includes her brother Nate, his girlfriend Nikki, the sarcastic Ozzie and the charming Jay – who help Leia feel at home as they begin their own series of misadventures.
Meet actress Ashley Aufderheide
Ashley Aufderheide takes on the role of Gwen on That 90s Show.
Born on November 21, 2005, Ashley Aufderheide was 17 when That 90s Show came out in January 2023.
Originally from New York, Ashley spent most of her life in front of a camera when she began her career as a child model at just three years old, appearing in advertisements for Ralph Lauren, GAP and Juicy Couture, among others.
Ashley landed her first acting role in 2014, which has since been followed by numerous appearances in movies and TV series.
Like most actors in the modern industry, Ashley is active on social media, including Instagram, where she currently has just over 7,200 followers and posts behind-the-scenes footage of her life and work.
Ashley’s previous roles explored
As mentioned, Ashley made her screen debut in 2014 when she appeared alongside Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana in the movie Infinitely Polar Bear.
Since then, the 17-year-old actress has appeared in the television series Unforgettable, The Slap, Preacher and ABC’s Emergence in which she had a major role.
In terms of films, Ashley has also appeared in Going In Style, High School Love as well as Four Kids And It which starred Russell Brand, Michael Caine and Matthew Goode.
With a wealth of experience already under her belt at such a young age, we’re sure Ashley Aufderheide will be a regular on our screens for years to come.
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This 90s show is available to stream now on Netflix after its release on January 19, 2023.
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