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Kristen Stewart (born 9.4.1990)
Kristen Stewart is an American actress.
Kristen Stewart: Childhood
Kristen Stewart was born in Los Angeles, California. She was raised there by her father, John Stewart, who is a TV producer and stage manager for the Fox network. Her mother is an Australian scriptwriter.
Stewart only attended school until the age of eight. After that, she completed her education via correspondence. She enjoys surfing and playing the guitar.
Kristen Stewart: Acting Career
Kristen Stewart began acting when she was eight years old. An agent had spotted her acting in her school Christmas show. Her debut TV performance was a non-speaking part in The Thirteenth Year, a Disney production. She went on to play the tomboy daughter of a distressed woman (played by Patricia Clarkson) in the Safety of Objects.
Stewart then went on to star alongside Jodie Foster in the hugely successful movie Panic Room. She played Foster's diabetic daughter, with both characters trapped in the panic room of their home.
Following the critical acclaim that she received for her performance in Panic Room, Stewart was cast in Cold Creek Manor. The film was another thriller, this time starring Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone. The film failed to achieve the same success as Panic Room.
Kristen Stewart's first starring role was in an action comedy aimed at children, named Catch That Kid.
In 2004, Kristen starred in Speak. Many consider her performance in that film to be her finest to date. Stewart was 13 at the time of making the film and plays a girl who is raped and subsequently ceases to engage in any form of verbal contact. Stewart only has a few speaking lines in the film but instead, the audience get a witty internal commentary on the character's experience.
Two years later, Kristen Stewart was cast in Zathura. In this fantasy film, she plays Lisa, an irresponsible sister to her two younger brothers. The children unwittingly transform their home into a spacecraft when they play a board game. Although the film was received well, Stewart's performance garnered little attention.
In 2006, Stewart appeared in Fierce People, by Griffin Dunne. She followed this performance with a lead role in The Messengers, a supernatural thriller. Despite large audience numbers, the film was not a favourite with film critics, who largely poured scorn on the production.
2007 saw Stewart appearing alongside Meg Ryan in In the Land of Women, which received mixed reviews in the press. Later that year, her fortunes were bettered when she appeared in Sean Penn's Into the Wild. The film was received well by audiences and critics alike. Stewart plays Tracy, a singer with a crush on Christopher McCandless' character.
Following the release of Into the Wild, Stewart made a few minor film appearances, including a cameo in Jumper. She appeared in 2008's What Just Happened, as well as two independent films, The Yellow Handkerchief and The Cake Eaters.
In November 2007, it was announced that Kristen Stewart would take on the role of Isabella Marie 'Bella' Swan in the film Twilight, based on the Stephenie Meyer novel of the same name. The film was released a year later.
Stewart released a poem to the public in 2014 entitled 'My Heart is a Wiffle Ball/Freedom Pole', allegedly about her relationship with Pattinson
Kristen Stewart: Personal Life
Stewart still lives with her family in Los Angeles. She is currently dating the actor Michael Angarano.
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have dated on-and-off and in November 2013 the pair secretly checked into a hotel with their two dogs last week in order to spend some quality time together.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are rumoured to be rekindling their romance after their difficult May split. The former Twilight co-stars reportedly talk all the time via Skype and text despite being thousands of miles away from each other.
14th October 2014 -
At the 52nd New York Film Festival, the stars of 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' were photographed on the red carpet ahead of the film's screening. Amongst these was Kristen Stewart who gave an interview during...
9th October 2014 -
'Camp X-Ray' star Kristen Stewart went for her usual edgy rock chick look as she posed for photos and signed autographs outside the Apple store in Soho, New York, where she was attending an interview...
1st October 2014 -
The Twilight Saga is set to return with five short films this year. No, no, no, don’t click away just yet, we promise this will be worth it. The films, set to premiere on Facebook,...
28th September 2014 -
At the premiere of the new British comedy What We Did on Our Holiday in London this week, David Tennant strolled the red carpet in a kilt while Rosamund Pike looked stunning in a lacy...
22nd September 2014 -
Upon first arrival at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, Private Amy Cole (Kristen Stewart) is given a set of strict instructions: refer to the people in cells as detainees, not prisoners; do not let the detainees...
9th August 2014 -
The star of films including On the Road and Snow White and the Huntsman, Kristen Stewart is often accused of being moody in the mainstream media because of her trademark pout. However, speaking to Elle...
31st July 2014 -
Robert Pattinson has once again opened up about his relationship with ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart.Robert Pattinson was interviewed by Esquire magazineIn an interview exclusive to Esquire UK, the Harry Potter star Pattinson was asked about the...
16th July 2014 -
Jenny Lewis’ new music video might be the best thing on the internet this week. Not only is the song, Lewis’ new single Just One of the Guys all about gender roles and why they’re...
27th June 2014 -
Frank Darabont, the creator of The Walking Dead, is in early talks to direct Snow White and the Huntsman 2 for Universal Pictures and Roth Films though the movie will focus on Chris Hemsworth and...
16th June 2014 -
Robert Pattinson may be "homeless" but he still has the time to admire his close "friend" Katy Perry. However, as he is rumoured to be temporarily living with his ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart, how likely is...
30th May 2014 -
Actress Kristen Stewart has just added to her Hollywood CV by having a go at directing for a friend’s music video. ‘Take Me To The South’ by Sage and the Saints is an uptempo alt-country...
30th May 2014 -
Robert Pattinson has spoken out about Kristen Stewart for the first time since their very high profile split. The pair called it quits in 2013 months after it was revealed that Stewart had been having...
29th May 2014 -
Robert Pattinson has yet again fuelled speculation over his relationship with ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart by suggesting that the two are still very much in contact. The 'Maps to the Stars' actor, who split from Kristen...
29th May 2014 -
If you follow Kristen Stewart’s career with the irrational passion that this writer does, you’ll no doubt have already seen the trailer for her new movie (well, technically, Juliette Binoche’s new movie) Clouds of Sils...
7th May 2014 -
Fashion’s biggest annual event took place last night. The Met Gala 2014 is probably the glitziest event of the year, Oscars included, and gives the celebs the chance to really go to town with their...
2nd May 2014 -
Hold up...is that a smile we see from Kristen Stewart in the new behind-the-scenes video of her Chanel campaign shoot? Well, sort of. She must really like Karl Lagerfeld! Kristen does look pretty fantastic...
18th April 2014 -
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15th April 2014 -
Katy Perry and Robert Pattinson could be dating, if their recent appearance at the Coachella Festival is anything to go by. The pair were spotted hanging out in the VIP area of the California bash....
10th April 2014 -
These days it seems as though fame is cemented when the world refers to you by your very own portmanteau. Over the past few years it’s become a way of referring to our favourite celebs,...
9th April 2014 -
Kristen Stewart has turned 24 today (April 9, 2014) and the actress has a pretty big year ahead as she continues her post-Twilight movie career with a number of a hard-hitting dramas, including Clouds of...
7th April 2014 -
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13th March 2014 -
Like a number of her fellow next gen Hollywood actresses, The Descendants star Shailene Woodley is conscious of the messages she sends to young people and young women in particular. Woodley is on the verge...
20th February 2014 -
Welcome to the latest instalment in our ‘Alternate Movie Cast’ series! Last time we invited you to think about what the Harry Potter films would have been like if other actors who had auditioned for...
20th February 2014 -
Good friends Nick Grimshaw and James Corden shared an intimate (and kind of tonguey) kiss at last night’s BRIT awards, much to the delight of the crowd. The kiss marked the final time that Corden...
12th February 2014 -
It’s no secret that Kristen Stewart is often portrated as an angsty soul who bears the weight of the world on her shoulders, but we weren't expecting the 23-year-old to start writing deep poetry! Kristen...
23rd January 2014 -
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have got big but perhaps very different years ahead. Next month sees the release of Dior Homme Eau for Men - a new fragrance that the French fashion giant plans...
22nd January 2014 -
Kristen Stewart might be a terrible bowler, but the woman knows how to make a comeback. After taking a break in 2013, following the success of the Twilight saga, Stewart is back on the Guantanamo...
20th January 2014 -
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have given the signal that their days of lovin' are probably in the past after the former couple's LA lovenest was sold to The Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons...
20th January 2014 -
Kristen Stewart needn't be worried of being typecast following her role as 'Bella' in the teen vampire romance film-franchise 'Twilight'. The 23 year-old has a full transformation, like her fans have never seen her before,...
19th January 2014 -
Kristen Stewart will look to cast off the shackles of her Twilight past once more in the new film Camp X Ray. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this week and has...
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