'Twilight' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Twilight was an instant hit upon its 2008 release, largely thanks to the bloodthirsty fans of Stephenie Meyer's hugely popular books. Check out what the star-studded cast, including Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Anna Kendrick, is up to now

01 of 09

Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan

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Kristen Stewart played the reserved yet determined human-turned-vampire Bella Swan in the beloved series. She got her start as a child actress, best known for playing Jodie Foster's daughter in Panic Room (2002) and acting in teen drama Speak (2004). Since then, Stewart has stayed in the spotlight, winning the prestigious César Award for her role in Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) and appearing in Still Alice (2014), Cafe Society (2016), and Certain Women (2016).

She went on to star in the reboot of Charlie's Angels (2019), directed by Elizabeth Banks, and the holiday rom-com Happiest Season (2020). She earned an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her emotional portrayal of Princess Diana in Spencer (2021). In 2023, it was announced that Stewart would play Susan Sontag in an upcoming biopic.

Stewart had a highly publicized relationship with Twilight costar Robert Pattinson for four years, though the two split in 2013 after four years of dating.

From 2013 to 2016, Stewart dated visual effects producer Alicia Cargile. She went on to briefly date musician St. Vincent before coupling up with model Stella Maxell from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, she began a relationship with now fiancée, screenwriter Dylan Myer, and the two announced their engagement in 2021.

02 of 09

Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen

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Before taking on the role of brooding, seductive vampire Edward Cullen, Robert Pattinson was best known for playing Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). The Twilight films skyrocketed the actor to success, with well-received roles in Water for Elephants (2011), Cosmopolis (2012), The Lost City of Z (2016) and Good Time (2017). He also starred in Oscar-nominated The Lighthouse (2019) and The King (2019), where he infamously attempted a French accent.

In 2020, Pattinson starred in Christopher Nolan's film Tenet and made waves as the titular antihero in Matt Reeves' The Batman (2022).

Outside of acting, Pattinson has enjoyed successful musical and modeling ventures. In 2013, he began a seven-year collaboration with Dior, where he was the face of their Homme fragrance and the brand ambassador of their menswear collection. The star contributed original songs to the Twilight soundtrack and the soundtracks of Damsel (2018) and High Life (2018).

Post-relationship with Stewart, Pattinson began dating singer-songwriter FKA Twigs in 2014. The couple announced their engagement in 2015 but ultimately broke things off in 2017. Pattinson and model/musician Suki Waterhouse got together in 2018 and have been going strong ever since.

03 of 09

Taylor Lautner as Jacob Black

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Before starring as shapeshifting werewolf Jacob, a Cullen rival-turned-friend, Taylor Lautner was a child actor in films like The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lava Girl (2005) and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005). He starred in Valentine's Day (2010) alongside Taylor Swift, Abduction (2011) and Grown Ups 2 (2013) with Adam Sandler. Lautner's TV credits include BBC's Cuckoo and Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens, where he played opposite former girlfriend, Billie Lourd.

Lautner has dated several fellow celebrities in addition to Lourd. While filming Valentine's Day, the actor began a months-long romance with Swift, and then he got together with Abduction costar Lily Collins in 2010. In 2022, Lautner married Taylor "Tay" Dome, a nurse and his girlfriend of three years.

04 of 09

Ashley Greene as Alice Cullen

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Ashley Greene played the caring, clairvoyant vampire Alice Cullen in her breakout role. The actress went on to hold parts on television shows like Pan Am and Rogue and in films like Wish I Was Here (2014), Staten Island Summer (2015) and In Dubious Battle (2016). Greene won five Teen Choice Awards for her role in Twilight between 2009 and 2012.

Greene has been recognized for her style and animal activism outside of acting. In 2010, she received Hollywood Life's Style Icon Award and an award from PETA for her work with cosmetics company Avon, speaking out against animal testing.

In 2018, Greene married Australian TV personality Paul Khoury after seven years of dating. The couple welcomed their first daughter, Kingsley Rainn, in September 2022.

05 of 09

Kellan Lutz as Emmett Cullen

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Prior to landing the role of Emmett Cullen, Edward's adopted brother, Kellan Lutz appeared in Stick It (2006) and Accepted (2006). Since then, the actor has been featured in plenty of action movies, including Immortals (2011), Java Heat (2013), The Legend of Hercules (2014) and The Expendables 3 (2014). He also appeared in Taraji P. Henson's romantic comedy What Men Want (2019) and on the CBS series FBI: Most Wanted.

Off-screen, Lutz is an activist. Since 2011, he has been an ambassador to the anti-trafficking organization, Saving Innocence. He has also been a spokesman for PETA, Ape Action Africa and supported the documentary The Paw Project (2012), which advocates against cat declawing practices.

In 2017, he married TV host and model Brittany Gonzales, and the couple have two children: daughter Ashtyn Lilly, born in 2021, and son Kasen Lane, born in 2022.

06 of 09

Nikki Reed as Rosalie Cullen

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Before playing Rosalie Cullen, Nikki Reed's first screen credit was in 2003's Thirteen, which she co-wrote with Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke when she was just 13 years old. Reed went on to act in movies like Pawn (2013), Balls Out (2014) and Jack Goes Home (2016). She has also been featured on the television shows Sleepy Hollow and V-Wars.

Outside of acting, Reed is a musician and involved in animal rights activism. With her then-husband, Paul McDonald, Reed released an EP titled The Best Part in 2012, including a song on the Breaking Dawn — Part 2 (2012) soundtrack. In 2014 she was presented with the ASPCA Compassion Award for her advocacy for animal welfare.

Reed married McDonald, a former American Idol contestant, in 2011, but the couple divorced in 2014. Later that year, Reed began dating The Vampire Diaries' Ian Somerhalder, and they wed in 2015. The two share a daughter, Bodhi Soleil, born in 2017, and in 2023, they announced they are expecting a second child.

07 of 09

Anna Kendrick as Jessica Stanley

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Though she became a household name from Pitch Perfect (2012), Anna Kendrick got an earlier taste of fame as Forks High School student Jessica. Two years later, the actress received her first Oscar nomination for her performance opposite George Clooney in Up in the Air (2009).

Since then, Kendrick has cultivated a successful career with roles in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), Into the Woods (2014), The Accountant (2016), Trolls (2016) and Alice Darling (2022). She also starred on the first season of HBO Max's anthology series Love Life.

Kendrick dated English filmmaker and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World director Edgar Wright from 2009 to 2013. She then dated English cinematographer Ben Richardson before beginning a relationship with actor Bill Hader in 2020. The two split in 2022.

08 of 09

Elizabeth Reaser as Esme Cullen

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Elizabeth Reaser already had an extensive acting résumé before starring as kindhearted matriarch Esme Cullen in Twilight, with credits including Grey's Anatomy, The Family Stone (2005) and The Good Wife.

Since hanging up her vampire fangs, Reaser has appeared in Hello, My Name is Doris (2015) and Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) and enjoyed TV roles on Mad Men, True Detective, The Haunting of Hill House, The Handmaid's Tale and Impeachment: American Crime Story.

09 of 09

Peter Facinelli as Carlisle Cullen

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When Peter Facinelli was cast as the Cullen patriarch, Carlisle, he was best known for starring in 1998's Can't Hardly Wait. He also appeared in Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) and The Scorpion King (2002). Facinelli has since acted on Glee, Nurse Jackie, Supergirl and S.W.A.T.

Active behind the camera, Facinelli runs his own production company, Facinelli Films. He also wrote and produced the Hallmark Channel's Accidentally in Love in 2011. In 2015, Facinelli penned a futuristic sci-fi novel, After the Red Rain, alongside Barry Lyga and Robert DeFranco.

He was married to actress Jennie Garth from 2001 to 2013, when the couple divorced. They share three children: Luca Bella, Lola Ray and Fiona Eve. In 2020, Facinelli became engaged to fiancée Lily Anne Harrison, and in 2022, the two welcomed a son, Jack Cooper.

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