Get Ready to Party: It’s Kristen Stewart’s 29th Birthday & We Have All Her Best Roles for You to Vote On

The Runaways, Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart


Party people unite, because it’s Kristen Stewart’s birthday!

The Los Angeles native turns 29 years old today and fans of her have really watched her grow right in front of their eyes thanks to all of the movies she’s been in so far in her career.

In 2001, Stewart had her first credited role with The Safety of Objects and she hasn’t stopped since. She was about 10 years old when she was first seen on the big screen and almost two decades later she is one of the biggest stars of her time.

Whether it’s becoming a teen idol with her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight franchise or getting notice for her indie work with films like Camp X-Ray and Clouds of Sils Maria, Stewart has range and she likes to show it off. 

In honor of the star’s birthday, we’re taking it back to the beginning and shining a light on some of her most memorable roles to date.

From Twilight and Adventureland to Lizzie and Café Society, Stewart has continually impressed the masses and we have a feeling she’s only just begun.

She’s channeled her inner Joan Jet in The Runaways, taken on the role of Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman and even dabbled in a few thrillers and horror films along the way.

No matter what she does, Stewart seems to have all eyes on her which is why we want to know once and for all which of the actress’ roles is your favorite. Vote now!

Kristen Stewart, The Safety of Objects

IFC Films

In one of her first roles ever, a 10-year-old Kristen Stewart was in this drama film that focuses on the relationships between 15 family members after a tragedy in their community.

Kristen Stewart, Panic Room

Columbia Pictures

Stewart really gained notice by playing Jodie Foster‘s daughter in the 2002 thriller and was even nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Actress in a Feature Film. 

Kristen Stewart, Cold Creek Manor


The 29-year-old actress starred in this classic haunted-house film as the daughter in a family who moved into a house where a grisly murder took place.

Kristen Stewart, Speak

Speak Films

This coming of age drama stars Stewart as a student who stops talking after an older student rapes her.

Kristen Stewart, Anton Yelchin, Fierce People


The 2005 film focuses on familial and societal dysfunction after a woman and her son move in with her wealthy ex-client. Things get weird when the man’s granddaughter (Stewart) and the woman’s son Finn (Anton Yelchin) start dating and fall into the tribe mentality the estate lives by.

Josh Hutcherson, Kristen Stewart, Zathura

Columbia Pictures

In the film based on the world of Jumanji, Stewart stars alongside Josh Hutcherson and Dax Shepherd as kids who get stuck in a space-themed board game.

Kristen Stewart, The Messengers

Sony Pictures

Another horror film on Stewart’s list! In The Messengers, she plays a teenager who does not want to move houses, only to have her worst fears realized when a dark spirit invades their seemingly serene farm.

Kristen Stewart, Adam Brody, In the Land of Women

Warner Bros. Entertainment

Stewart plays Lucy, a high school girl navigating through life and love as she deals with her mother’s cancer diagnosis.

Kristen Stewart, Emile Hirsch, Into the Wild

Chuck Zlotnick/Paramount Vantage

Into the Wild is based on real events of a recent college graduate named Chris McCandless (Emile Hirsch) who attempts to survive in the Alaskan wilderness in the early 90s. Stewart’s character Tracy is one of the people he meets along the way.

The Yellow Handkerchief, Kristen Stewart

Samuel Goldwyn Films

In this 2008 adaptation of the Japanese film, Stewart plays a young girl who embarks on a road trip alongside an ex-convict.

Kristen Stewart, Robert De Niro, What Just Happened

Magnolia Pictures

Stewart took on a role in this 2008 film that satirized Hollywood and also starred Robert DeNiro.

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Twilight

Summit Entertainment

Bella Swan forever! Twilight marked the beginning of Stewart’s super stardom thanks to her role as Bella Swan, the human teenager who falls for vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Patinson).

Kristen Stewart,Jesse Eisenberg in Adventureland


Stewart plays a college student who works at an amusement park over the summer and gets involved in many romantic entanglements with her male co-workers in this 2009 comedy.

Kristen Stewart, New Moon

Summit Entertainment

In the second Twilight film, Bella (Stewart) deals with emotional turmoil after she is forced to part from Edward (Pattinson).

The Runaways, Kristen Stewart

Runaway Productions

The Los Angeles native starred as the iconic rock star Joan Jett in this biographical drama film about the 1970s rock band of the same name.

Kristen Stewart, Eclipse

Summit Entertainment

In the third film of the Twilight series Bella (Stewart) is getting closer to graduation, but all she can think about is choosing between her love Edward (Pattinson) and her close werewolf friend Jacob (Taylor Lautner).

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart Wedding

Andrew Cooper/Summit Entertainment

Bella Swan (Stewart) and Edward Cullen (Pattinson) had the wedding of the century in the fourth film of the series before having their baby girl together.

Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman, SWATH

Universal Pictures

Stewart landed the role of the titular character in a dark interpretation of the Brothers Grimm story.

On The Road, Kristen Stewart

Icon Films

This film, based on the 1957 novel of the same name, follows an ensemble cast as they drive across America in the 1940s.

Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Foy, Breaking Dawn Part 2

Andrew Cooper/Summit Entertainment

In the last installment of the series, Bella (Stewart) explores life as a newly-turned vampire while raising her daughter.

Camp X-Ray, Kristen Stewart

IFC Films

In the film, Stewart plays an Army Private first-class guard at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp who forms a special bond with an inmate.

Clouds of Sils Maria, Kristen Stewart

IFC Films

Stewart received the César Award, the French equivalent of the Oscar, for her role as a film star’s assistant who has sexual tension with her boss in this 2014 movie.

American Ultra, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg

Lionsgate Films

The brunette actress stars alongside Jesse Eisenberg as they play a couple in a small town trying to figure out the weird series of events that have begun occurring.

Equals, Kristen Stewart


In this science fiction romance, Stewart and Nicholas Hoult play two people diagnosed with a disease that restores their human compassion in a dystopian world with no emotions.

Cafe Society, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg

Amazon Studios

Taking place in the 1930s in Hollywood, Café Society shows the life of a young man who moves to town and falls in love with Vonnie (Stewart) who is already dating a married man. 

Personal Shopper, Kristen Stewart

The Searchers

Maureen (Stewart), a personal shopper in Paris, won’t leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who died a few months before. Things get even more complicated when she starts seeing signs from him and her boss is murdered.

Fall Movie Guide, Lizzie

Roadside Attractions

In the 2018 psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family, Stewart lures you in as Bridget Sullivan, the family’s house maid.

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