Friday, October 22, 2010

Ashley Greene

Ashley Michele Greene (born February 21, 1987) is an American actress and model, best known for playing Alice Cullen in the film adaptations of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels.

* 1 Personal life
* 2 Career
* 3 Filmography
* 4 References
* 5 External links

Personal life

Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and is the daughter of Michele, who works in insurance, and Joe Greene, a U.S. Marine who now owns his own concrete business.[1][2] She grew up in Middleburg and Jacksonville, and went to University Christian School before transferring to Wolfson High School when she was in tenth grade.[3] She moved to Los Angeles, California, at the age of 17 to pursue an acting career.[3][4] Greene has an older brother named Joe, who still resides in Jacksonville with their parents.[3]

Greene is good friends with her Twilight co-stars, particularly Kellan Lutz and Jackson Rathbone whom she knew before filming of the series began.[5][6]

She initially planned to become a model, but was told that she was not tall enough at 5'5" to be a runway model and should instead focus on commercials.[4] After taking commercial and acting classes, she fell in love with acting and realized that she preferred it over modeling. Greene graduated from high school early and moved to L.A. to pursue an acting career.[4] Since then, she has appeared as a guest on many popular television programs, such as Punk'd and Crossing Jordan.

Greene's big break came in 2008 when she was cast as Alice Cullen in Twilight, a film based on the novel of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. She reprised her role as Alice in the 2009 sequel to Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, 2010's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and will reprise the role again in 2011, in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 and Part 2.[7][8]

Greene portrayed Michelle Burkham in the drama film Skateland, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.[9]

She reunited with her Twilight co-star Kellan Lutz in the movie Warrior[10] and also stars in thriller film, Summer's Blood,[11] as well as the Dark Castle Entertainment production The Apparition, which began filming on February 1, 2010.[12][13]

Appearing nude in a bodypainted bikini, Greene posed for SoBe advertisements that ran in the 2010 issue of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.[14] People Magazine named Greene as one of the "World's Most Beautiful Women of 2010".[15] She received "The Style Icon Award" at Hollywood Life’s Young Hollywood Awards this year.[16] Greene was also presented an award from the PETA foundation for representing Avon and their no testing on animals policy.[17]

Ashley Greene presented an award at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 12, 2010.[18]
Year↓ Title↓ Role↓ Notes
2005 Punk'd Girlfriend 1 episode
2006 Crossing Jordan Ann Rappaport 1 episode
2006 MADtv Amber 1 episode
2006 Desire Renata 7 episodes
2007 King of California McDonald's Customer
2008 Shark Natalie Faber 1 episode
2008 Otis Kim #4 Straight-to-DVD
2008 Twilight Alice Cullen Teen Choice Award for Movie Fresh Face Female
Nominated–Scream Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated–Scream Award for Best Ensemble Cast
2009 Shrink Missy
2009 Summer's Blood Summer Matthews Straight-to-DVD
Originally titled Summer's Blood
2009 Twilight Saga: New Moon, TheThe Twilight Saga: New Moon Alice Cullen Teen Choice Award for Scene Stealer Female
Teen Choice Award for Most Fanatic Fans
2010 Skateland Michelle Burkham Premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival
2010 Radio Free Albemuth Rhonda Post-production
2010 Warrior Brooklyn Post-production
2010 Twilight Saga: Eclipse, TheThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse Alice Cullen
2011 LOL: Laughing Out Loud Ashley Post-production
2011 Apparition, TheThe Apparition Kelly Post-production
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