Kristen Stewart (born 9.4.1990) is an American actress.
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.
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
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.
Kristen Stewart - 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall - Arrivals at The Shrine Expo Hall, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th January 2016
The actress was heavily criticised for her comments, which were actually about gender in Hollywood and not diversity.
Variety have issued an apology to Kristen Stewart after they presented comments made by the actress on gender equality to instead be about diversity in Hollywood. The Twilight star was heavily criticised for the comments, which were in fact about the debate surrounding gender equality and the gender-pay-gap.
Variety have apologised to actress Kristen Stewart.
On their website Variety had published a clip from an interview with Stewart at the Sundance film festival, with a headlining implying her comments were about the current diversity debate ahead of this year’s Oscars.
Kristen Stewart discussed her first kiss and split from Robert Pattison in a recent interview.
Kristen Stewart’s first kiss was “horrible”, the 25-year-old actor revealed during a recent interview in which she discussed her latest film, Equals. Stewart’s character in Equals shares her first kiss with Nicholas Hoult’s character. During the interview, Stewart shared details of her own first kiss and it doesn’t sound like it was a very pleasant experience!
Kristen Stewart at the premiere of Equals at the TIFF in September 2015.
Continue reading: Kristen Stewart Discusses Her First Kiss & Robert Pattinson Heartbreak
Liberty Ross had a rough time a few years ago when her ex-husband, director Rupert Sanders, was caught by the paparazzi cheating on her. Fortunately, the British model has found happiness and is engaged!
Liberty Ross and Jimmy Iovine are engaged! Representatives for the couple confirmed their happy news to a U.S. entertainment website on Saturday (5th September). They have been dating since for more than two years.
Liberty Ross and Jimmy Iovine at the LACMA 50th Anniversary Gala Sponsored By Christies in Los Angeles, April 2015.
Continue reading: Liberty Ross Is Engaged To Record Producer Jimmy Iovine
Steve Carell is reportedly taking over the role Bruce Willis vacated in Woody Allen’s upcoming film.
Steve Carell is reportedly replacing Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s next film. Sources speaking to a U.S. entertainment website have stated Carell is in talks for the role but his part has yet to be officially confirmed by the film’s producers.
Steve Carell at the American Film Institute's 43rd Life Achievement Award Gala in Los Angeles in June 2015.
Continue reading: Steve Carell Replacing Bruce Willis In Woody Allen’s Next Film?
The N.W.A. biopic saw off all competition for a second weekend in a row.
Straight Outta Compton is still sitting on top of the US box office, thanks to a second weekend which saw the biopic add $26.8 million to its total. The film, which tells the story of 90’s rap group N.W.A. easily surpassed its competition, which included three new releases.
Straight Outta Compton is still on top of the US box office.
Straight Outta Compton has already passed the $100 million mark after just two weeks of release and this weekend saw its total rise to $111.5 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The biopic also added around 200 more theatres for its second week, bringing the total to around 3,000.
Continue reading: 'Straight Outta Compton' Continues Its Reign On Top Of The US Box Office
The duo couldn't be happier to work alongside each other again.
When she first read the script for American Ultra, the thing that stood out for Kristen Stewart was the chance to work with Jesse Eisenberg. "Actors get sent these scripts from their agents," she says. "But this is a really, really original and strange script. And I jumped at working with Jesse. We really had a good time on Adventureland a couple years ago. And I've sort of declared we should definitely make a movie every five years. So just in keeping with that, I jumped on this one!"
The chemistry was already there for Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg
Stewart was excited because she wouldn't have to "fabricate a dynamic" with Eisenberg. "I think me and Jesse work in a really similar way," she says.
Continue reading: Jesse Eisenberg And Kristen Stewart Reunite For American Ultra
The ‘Twilight’ actress took part in the Word Association game on Tuesday’s edition of the ‘Tonight Show’.
Kristen Stewart joined Jimmy Fallon for an awkward yet hilarious round of the game 'Word Blurt' on Tuesday’s edition of the 'Tonight Show'. The 25 year old actress was appearing on the late night talk show to promote her new movie, American Ultra when she got roped into playing the word association game with the host.
Kristen Stewart played Word Blurt with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday.
Fallon initially tried to calm Stewarts nerves over the game by saying that if they managed to give the same responses it would prove they were ‘besties’. But Stewart wasn't fooled by Fallon and told the host, "You have so many besties, I don't want to hear that anymore.”
Mike's current life revolves around his girlfriend, a healthy amount of weed and his job at the local cash & carry but little does he know that things are about to dramatically change. Even though most people would think it unlikely - especially Mike- he's actually been programmed by the government into a super agent and has been 'sleeping' in this quiet town.
In order to survive, Mike must adapt and embrace his new abilities and find out who's out to kill him.
British director Nima Nourizadeh originally started out directing music videos and has shot promos for Dizzee Rascal, Franz Ferdinand and Lily Allen. Since the Nima broke into Hollywood with his directorial debut Project X.
An initial report by The Mirror suggested that Stewart was in a relationship with her PA Alicia Cargile, but her mum Jules denies having ever said this to the interviewer.
Kristen Stewart’s mum is vigorously denying a story recently reported in the British press over the weekend that has begun trending on social media over the past few days, where she effectively “outed” her daughter as being in a relationship with her personal assistant Alicia Cargile.
British tabloid newspaper The Mirror reported on Saturday (June 13th) that Jules Stewart said “What's not to be accepting about her now having a girlfriend? She’s happy,” and continuing with “I’ve met Kristen’s new girlfriend, I like her. What’s not to accept? She’s a lovely girl.”
In a new interview with Us Weekly on Tuesday (June 16th), Jules denies ever saying the above quotations and was at pains to emphasise that “never did we discuss Kristen.”
Continue reading: Kristen Stewart's Mum Denies Story About Her Daughter's Love Life
FKA twigs explained how she deals with racist abuse on Twitter.
FKA Twigs, in a recent interview, described the “numbness” she feels when seeing racist abuse aimed at her on social media. The singer is engaged to actor Robert Pattinson and much of the abuse she receives is from warped and obsessive fans of the Twilight actor.
FKA Twigs opened up about receiving racist abuse and described her relationship with Robert Pattinson as "amazing".
Continue reading: FKA Twigs Opens Up About Receiving Racist Abuse On Twitter
Date of birth
9th April, 1990