Kristen Stewart — American actress, mostly known for the role of Bella in the Twilight series
Kristen Jaymes Stewart was born on 9 April 1990 in Los Angeles. When she was 8 years old, Kristen acted in a school play and caught the attention of a talent agent. He suggested supporting Stewart’s plans to become an actress. From that moment on, Kirsten started attending auditions and landing roles.
A year later, Steward appeared on Discovery Channel in the movie The Thirteenth Year. Her big screen debut occurred in 2000. Kirsten had a small role in the movie The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas.
In 2001, Steward portrayed the daughter of a single mother in the drama The Safety of Objects, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.
In 2002, Kirsten acted in the movie Panic Room, starring Jodie Foster. She played the daughter of the main character. This project earned great reviews from the critics. Jodie Foster commended Kirsten on her job. Eventually, Steward earned her first nomination for Young Artist Awards as "Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film".
In 2004 and 2005, the young actress received one more nomination for the same award for her role in psychological thrillers Cold Creek and Undertow.
In 2004, Steward landed her first leading role in the adventure comedy Catch That Kid. Kirsten demonstrated a surprisingly great comic talent.
Stewart’s role in Sean Penn’s drama Into the Wild (2007) brought her a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Awards as "Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture". She also earned another nomination for Young Artist Awards as "Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film". The movie itself received two Academy Awards nominations and many more.
The real fame came to Kirsten when her candidacy for the leading role of Bella Swan in the movie series Twilight was finalized. The first movie premiered in 2008. The morning after the premiere, Steward woke up famous. From that moment on, many fans were dreaming of inviting Kirsten Stewart to their events.
The role of Bella brought the actress several MTV Movie Awards, including "Best Kiss" (with Robert Pattinson) and many other prestigious prizes. Kirsten appeared in five parts of the Twilight saga, the last one of which came out in 2012. The project brought Steward more than 45 awards and nominations. She became the third highest paid actress in Hollywood.
In 2010, Stewart won "Orange Rising Star Award" at British Academy Film Awards.
In 2012, Kirsten appeared in the fantasy film Snow White & the Huntsman. She had the leading role of Snow White and earned several awards and nominations.
In 2014, Stewart landed another important role. She played Valentine in Clouds of Sils Maria. The role brought her Cesar Award for the effort as the best supporting actress. For this project, Kirsten earned more than 20 awards and nominations.
In 2016, Kristen appeared in a French drama Personal Shopper, in which she portrayed the personal shopper Maureen. The movie earned a Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2018, Steward worked on the thriller Lizzie, which is based on the real-life story of Lizzie Borden. This year, the fans are awaiting two more movies, Underwater and JT LeRoy. Kirsten has the starring parts in both of them.