Her beauty seduced a beast – and made her a major star in the Twilight films.
She just may be the most envied actress in the land, what with all those tweeners coveting her closeness to certain square-jawed vampire. But there’s a lot more to her than just a long-rumored relationship with Robert Pattinson, her co-star in the epic Twilight movies. At 12, she dazzled opposite Jodie Foster in 2002’s Panic Room, before winning the role of ethereal Bella Swan, the high-schooler loved by a werewolf and vampire (don’t you hate when that happens?) in the Twilight Saga movies. The L.A. native’s “mixture of innocence and longing just knocked me out, “ said Catherine Hardwicke. The movie and its sequel shot her to fame – and, according to Vanity Fair, made her the highest paid of 2010, outearning Angelina, Sandra and Reese. “Its one of the most crazy indulgent experiences.” she said of playing …
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Birthday: May 13, 1986
Hobbies: Slurping animal blood.
About: Came off a showy part in the fourth Harry Potter flick to play moody vampire Edward Cullen, described as “devastatingly inhumanely beautiful” in Stephenie Meyer’s books. Became an instant global sensation beloved by zillions.
Relationship? It’s complicated. Dating Twilight love interest Kristen Stewart? Sure looks like it.
Interests: Finally wrapping up the fifth Twilight movie due in 2012. Fangs for the memories!
Status Update: Trying to shed Ed with new movie, Water for Elephants. Challenging prospects but doable. Also, just ate a burrito.