Clorinda Tremaine is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. She is portrayed by Mekenna Melvin.



Clorinda is the daughter of Lady Tremaine and one of Cinderella's cruel stepsisters. When they go to the royal ball, they leave Cinderella behind. However, Cinderella manages to go to the ball with some help, although she is devastated when she sees Prince Thomas speaking fondly with Clorinda. After fleeing the ball, Cinderella finds out from Clorinda herself that she is not marrying Thomas, instead his footman. Clorinda plans to elope with the footman, but when Lady Tremaine forces this truth out of Cinderella, Clorinda's plans are ruined and Tremaine takes her away to the Land of Untold Stories.

Season 1

Ruby mentions that Cinderella does not speak to Clorinda or any of her stepfamily.

Season 6

Clorinda and Tremaine arrive in Storybrooke, and Cinderella confronts them. After Cinderella is stabbed and nearly killed by Lady Tremaine, Clorinda and Cinderella make amends.


Status: Alive


  • She is based on one of the stepsisters from the fairytale Cinderella.


  • S1, E04: "The Price of Gold" (flashback)

  • S6, E03: "The Other Shoe"