Creator / Kristen Stewart
"I would have been very happy just working from job to job, paying my rent one movie at a time. I never wanted to be this famous. I never imagined this life for myself."

Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born April 9, 1990) is an American actress, best known for playing Bella Swan in the Twilight film series.

Prior to Twilight, Stewart was a little-known actress who appeared mostly in independent films, occasionally getting supporting roles in studio films. At age ten, she had her first major role playing Jodie Foster's daughter in Panic Room. During this period, she was generally considered to be an up-and-coming talent by those who were aware of her.

However, after her role in Twilight, public opinion of her has deteriorated a bit. Stewart, who comes off as a bit of a Shrinking Violet, makes it pretty clear that she does not enjoy being famous, doesn't like the series and generally preferred her pre-Twilight life.

She has also played Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman. After finishing the Twilight series, she returned to small independent films. Her acting fortunes appear to be looking up in 2015, as she became the first-ever American actress to win a César (the French version of the Academy Awards), Best Supporting Actress for Clouds of Sils Maria, and since late 2013, she has been the ambassador for renowned fashion brand Chanel.


This actress provides examples of:

  • Bi the Way: Her character in Clouds of Sils Maria and she later came out as this too.
  • Character Tics: She has a habit of biting her lower lip, which she shares with Bella Swan.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: She has been known to drop these on set when she messes up a take. She also curses like a sailor in interviews.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Almost every character she plays has one or is implied to have one.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A few of her characters are this.
  • Dull Surprise: A common complaint against her acting. That said, it's worked well for her in some roles, such as the one she played in Speak. Amusingly, her role in "Equals" is pretty much built around this.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Fond of going barefoot on and off camera.
  • Fan Disservice: Recently revealed this is why she rarely —if ever— smiles when being photographed, on the grounds that she believes she'll somehow be a sellout to her fans for doing so. She also said in another interview that she doesn't smile much because she's too lazy to.
    • She also had two topless scenes in Personal Shopper but neither were erotic at all.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: She's known for having quite a foul mouth.
  • Shrinking Violet: She has a tendency to come across as this, especially in interviews.
  • The Stoic: Her characters tend to be this. Also overlaps with her description of Fan Disservice.