5 Things You Don't Know About Kristen Stewart

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She rose to superstardom portraying Bella in the hugely successful Twilight franchise and plays a butt-kicking Snow White in the upcoming big-budget action flick Snow White and the Huntsman. Here are five things you probably don't know about Kristen Stewart, whose romance with co-star Robert Pattinson has kept her in the headlines.

1. Born Kristen Jaymes Stewart on April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles. Her Australian mother (Jules Mann-Stewart) worked in the entertainment business as a script supervisor and her father produced TV shows. She has an older biological brother as well as an adopted brother who is the same age.

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2. Played Jodie Foster's daughter in the 2002 film Panic Room and two years later snagged a starring role in Catch that Kid alongside High School Musical alum Corbin Bleu.

3. Was recommended for the Twilight role of Bella by her Into the Wild co-star Emile Hirsch.

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4. To prepare for a role as a stripper in the indie flick Welcome to the Rileys, she hung out at a New Orleans strip club to learn how to pole dance.

5. Her family owns pet wolf dogs.

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