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Kristen Stewart: from "Twilight" to Princess of Wales

Kristen Stewart, famous for the "Twilight" saga, has made her mark in Hollywood.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart has become one of the most outstanding actresses of her generation. It is known throughout the world for the films that make up the "Twilight" saga. Photo: IG-kristenstewartx

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Kristen Stewart has become one of the most outstanding actresses of her generation. It is known throughout the world for the films that make up the "Twilight" saga. And she is distinguished by a particular style that has led her to be a benchmark not only in cinema but also in the field of fashion.

Origin of Kristen Stewart

The actress was born in Los Angeles, California, on April 9, 1990. She is the daughter of John Stewart, director, and producer of American television, and Jule Mann Stewart, Australian screenwriter. She has an older brother and two adopted siblings. In California, she studied in local schools, up to the seventh grade. She then continued her studies in distance education, due to her acting career, until she finished high school.

Her first foray into television was when she was still very young, appearing in a commercial for Porshe. Although at school he already participated in plays. In one, she was discovered by an agent, who saw her act and who launched her into her film career.

Acting career

Her first acting role was in the Disney Channel movie "The Thirteenth Year" (1999). This film was the first of many other independent-type productions. Two years later, she starred as a supporting actress alongside Glenn Close and Patricia Clarkson in the 2001 film "The Safety of Objects."

However, it was in 2002 that his popularity began, when she participated in the film "Panic Room", a film directed by David Fincher. In this film, Kristen Stewart portrays the diabetic daughter of a divorced mother played by the acclaimed Jodie Foster. This film was followed by her participation in "The House", where she is the daughter of Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone.

Her first starring role was in 2005, in a television movie called "Speak." Her performance in this film garnered rave reviews. In that same year, she also participated in the children's film "Zathura".

She participated as an actress in "Fierce People", directed by Griffin Dunne, as well as in the supernatural-themed film, "The Messengers." In 2007, he acted alongside Meg Ryan and Adam Brody in the film "In the land of women ", in this same year he starred in "Into the wild, an independent film by Sean Penn.

In 2007 Kristen Stewart reached the peak of her popularity when she was selected to be the protagonist of the series of feature films "Twilight", which are based on the books of the writer Stephenie Meyer. In this saga, the actress gives life to Bella Swan, a teenager who falls in love with a vampire, played Robert Pattinson. Her participation in the films of the saga, "New Moon" (2009), "Eclipse" (2010), and "Breaking Dawn" (2011), led her to stardom. She then played Snow White in "Snow White and the Huntsman" in 2012.

He participated in the film "On the Road", a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by the writer Jack Kerouac and in 2014 he participated for the first time in the Sundance Film Festival, in the film "Camp X-Ray ".

She then worked alongside Juliette Binoche on "Clouds of Sils Maria," which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. With her performance in this film, she won a César Award for Best Supporting Actress, being the first American-born actress to receive a nomination for this award in thirty years. She was also the second actress to win it, after Adrien Brody. She continued her participation in international festivals, when she worked with Julianne Moore in "Still Alice", in a film presented at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

She participated in the independent film, "Anesthesia". In the period of time between April and June 2014, she worked at American Ultra. Then she co-starred with British actor Nicholas Hoult in the futuristic love story "Equals," which was shot in Japan and Singapore. In 2017, she worked on the thriller "Personal Shopper" and this same year she made her directorial debut with the short film "Come Swim." She participated in the Sundance Film Festival in January 2018, and in this same year he worked in "JT LeRoy".

In 2019, Kristen participated in "Seberg" (2019). Then he returned again to participate in more commercial roles, participating in "Charlie 's Angels" (2019), and "Underwater" (2020). The actress's next appearances include the film "Happiest Season" (2020) and in the film directed by Chilean Pablo Larraín, "Spencer" (TBC), where Kristen Stewart will play the role of Princess Diana.

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Love life

The actress's love life became known in 2008 when she confirmed to Vanity Fair magazine her romantic relationship with actor Michael Angarano. Later, she had a relationship with Robert Pattinson, co-star of the "Twilight" saga.

In 2016, she had a relationship with the French singer and actress Soko. And in July of that same year, she commented on her relationship with Alicia Cargile, a specialist in digital effects. At the end of that year, she was associated with model Stella Maxwell. Then she dated stylist Sara Dinkin until, in 2019, she returned to Maxwell again. In August 2019, she began a relationship with screenwriter Dylan Meyer.

Other activities of the actress

Kristen Stewart is also a director of short films, music videos, and documentaries. She has been the image for brands such as Balenciaga and its Florabotanica and Rosabotanica fragrances. She has also been the image of the Chanel fashion house. She was the winner of a BAFTA Rising Star Award. In 2012, she was on the Forbes list as the highest-paid actress in Hollywood.