Updated: Jun 10
Birthday: 9th April
Kristen Stewart is an American actress and filmmaker. She was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2010 and 2012.
Born and raised in Los Angeles to an American father and Australian mother, both of whom work in show business, Stewart began her career as a child actress in 1999. She first gained notice in 2002 for her role as the daughter of Jodie Foster's character in David Fincher's thriller Panic Room, which earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Feature Film. She subsequently starred in Catch That Kid (2004) and Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005). In 2010, she was awarded the BAFTA Rising Star Award. Stewart went on to gain worldwide recognition for her role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–2012), which collectively grossed over $3.3 billion worldwide.
After starring in the fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Stewart eschewed roles in big-budget films in favor of independent productions for the next few years. She took on roles in the drama Still Alice (2014) and the science fiction romance Equals (2016).Stewart made her directorial debut with the 2017 short film Come Swim (see below). She returned to mainstream Hollywood with leading roles in the action films Charlie's Angels (2019) and Underwater (2020).
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WATCH KRISTEN STEWART THIS WEEK
The Twilight Saga (2008 - 2012)
All Weekend, Sky Cinema Twilight
All 5 of the Twilight films played over this weekend. Ridiculously daft and ridiculously popuar! Are you Team Edward or Team Jacob?
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Snow White & the Huntsman (2012)
Kristen Stewart, and last week's Actor of the Week, Chris Hemsworth, join together as the title characters in this action packed update of the fairytale with Charlize Theron chewing the scenery as the Evil Queen.
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