I'd write my name on everything." Stewart's acting career began at the age of eight, after an agent saw her perform in her elementary school's Christmas play.Stewart's first role was a nonspeaking part in the film The Thirteenth Year.Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. At age 19, she received her high school diploma while filming The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010).Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television.
Stewart reappeared as Bella in the sequels The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn parts 1 and 2.
After Panic Rooms success, Stewart was cast in another thriller, Cold Creek Manor, playing the daughter of Dennis Quaid's and Sharon Stone's characters; the film generally failed at the box office.
Her first starring role followed, in the children's action-comedy Catch That Kid, opposite Max Thieriot and Corbin Bleu.
Then, she had another part in the film The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas as the "ring toss girl".
She subsequently appeared in the independent film The Safety of Objects, in which she played the tomboy daughter of a troubled single mother.