8 Actors You Totally Forgot Were in 'Twilight' : Dakota Fanning, Anna Kendrick and More

Twilight's Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart weren't the only famous faces to star in the hit teen franchise

01 of 08

Anna Kendrick as Jessica

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Kendrick played a small role as Jessica, a frenemy of Stewart's character at school. She first took on the role a year before earning an Oscar nomination for Up in the Air, just one of the parts she's since become more known for.

And you're not the only one that forgot she was in the hit franchise.

The A Simple Favor actress tweeted about forgetting she was in Twilight recently — just a few days after the film's 10-year anniversary.

"Holy s—. I just remembered I was in Twilight," Kendrick tweeted.

The actress appeared in four of the franchise's films — Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.

02 of 08

Dakota Fanning as Jane Volturi

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Fanning starred in three of the Twilight movies as Jane Volturi, one of the sinister members of the guard that rules over vampires.

A then-15-year-old Fanning made her first appearance in New Moon before reprising her role in Eclipse and Breaking Dawn — Part 2. It was also one of the first times the former child actress crossed over to the dark side for a role.

"This is a character that really takes pleasure in causing people pain," she told EW in 2009. "And that's kind of a fascinating character to get to play. So that was definitely one of the reasons that I wanted to do it."

03 of 08

Rami Malek as Benjamin

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Before becoming a household name with Mr. Robot and the hit Bohemian Rhapsody, Malek appeared as the gifted vampire Benjamin in Breaking Dawn — Part 2.

The actor played an Egyptian vampire who helps out Stewart and Pattinson's character when the Volturi come knocking. It's one of the few times the actor has played a character with his same ethnicity.

04 of 08

Michael Sheen as Aro Volturi

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The veteran Welsh actor played the all-powerful Aro, who led the villainous Volturi clan in their control of all vampires.

Sheen is also memorably part of the iconic Breaking Dawn — Part 2 scene that briefly showed ever favorite character's demise before it was revealed to be a vision that hadn't taken place yet.

05 of 08

Jamie Campbell Bower as Caius Volturi

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The British actor is no stranger to book adaptations. Though he starred as part of the villainous Volturi coven in the movies, he also had roles in Harry Potter as a young version of Gellert Grindelwald (a role he reprised in the new Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald) and The Mortal Instruments series.

06 of 08

Bryce Dallas Howard as Victoria

Bryce Dallas Howard Twilight
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Brought in for the third film in the saga to replace Rachelle Lefevre, who played the vengeful vampire in the previous films, Howard went on to reprise her role in Breaking Dawn: Part 2. She then starred in 2011's The Help before landing her breakout role as Claire Dearing in 2015's Jurassic World and its sequel, Fallen Kingdom.

07 of 08

Lee Pace as Garrett

Lee Pace in Twilight
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A former nomadic vampire, Pace's Garrett brings an air of levity to the final installment in the Twilight franchise. Since then, he's had a handful of roles on the big and small screen, including TV series Halt and Catch Fire and Foundation as well as portraying Ronan in Captain Marvel.

08 of 08

Christian Serratos as Angela Weber

Christian Serratos in Twilight
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After her turn as Bella's shy and nerdy friend Angela, Serratos — who appeared in the first four movies — landed a starring role on The Walking Dead as Rosita Espinosa. Most recently, the actress portrayed the late singer Selena Quintanilla in Selena: The Series.

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