Praised for her Panic Room performance, she went on to join the cast of Cold Creek Manor (2003) as the daughter of Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone.
Though the film did not do well at the box office, she received another nomination for a Young Artist Award.
She also appeared in Mary Stuart Masterson's The Cake Eaters (2007) that same year.
Just 17, Stewart took on the starring role in Twilight (2008) which was based on a series of the same name written by Stephenie Meyer, the novel already had a huge following and the film opened to fans anxious to see the vampire romance brought to life.
Stewart continues to live in Los Angeles, California.
Has an older brother, Cameron Stewart, who works as a grip in television and film, and two adopted brothers named Dana and Taylor.
Kristen Stewart flashes a smile as she goes for a boat ride on Saturday afternoon (August 31) in Venice, Italy.