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Then And Now: The Cast Of "Twilight"

You'll never guess which member of the Cullen family went on to be the frontman of a rock band...

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1. Kristen Stewart — Bella Swan

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Since making her debut as Twilight's leading lady in 2008, Kristen has done a lot. She's starred in a ton of movies, including Lizzie, Still Alice, and she even played the iconic Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman.

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Since making her debut as Twilight's leading lady in 2008, Kristen has done a lot. She's starred in a ton of movies, including Lizzie, Still Alice, and she even played the iconic Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman.

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Since making her debut as Twilight's leading lady in 2008, Kristen has done a lot. She's starred in a ton of movies, including Lizzie, Still Alice, and she even played the iconic Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman.

2. Robert Pattinson — Edward Cullen

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Someone needs to alert the Volturi, because apart from his hair, it doesn't look like Robert Pattinson's changed one bit. Robert's still acting — he's starring in an upcoming historical drama called The King alongside Timothée Chalamet. You might be surprised to hear that he's also collaborated with experimental hip hop band, Death Grip.

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Someone needs to alert the Volturi, because apart from his hair, it doesn't look like Robert Pattinson's changed one bit. Robert's still acting — he's starring in an upcoming historical drama called The King alongside Timothée Chalamet. You might be surprised to hear that he's also collaborated with experimental hip hop band, Death Grip.

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Someone needs to alert the Volturi, because apart from his hair, it doesn't look like Robert Pattinson's changed one bit. Robert's still acting — he's starring in an upcoming historical drama called The King alongside Timothée Chalamet. You might be surprised to hear that he's also collaborated with experimental hip hop band, Death Grip.

3. Taylor Lautner — Jacob Black

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Taylor played everyone's favourite werewolf Jacob so well that it's no surprise he's still acting. Taylor's moved away from the brooding roles, and is now the main character in a hilarious British sitcom, Cuckoo.

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Taylor played everyone's favourite werewolf Jacob so well that it's no surprise he's still acting. Taylor's moved away from the brooding roles, and is now the main character in a hilarious British sitcom, Cuckoo.

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Taylor played everyone's favourite werewolf Jacob so well that it's no surprise he's still acting. Taylor's moved away from the brooding roles, and is now the main character in a hilarious British sitcom, Cuckoo.

4. Peter Facinelli — Carlisle Cullen

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Peter Facinelli played Carlise — the Cullen patriarch and the voice of reason in Twilight. He's probably not playing as much baseball as he was back in '08, but he's starred in a number of TV shows, including Glee, Supergirl, and S.W.A.T.

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Peter Facinelli played Carlise — the Cullen patriarch and the voice of reason in Twilight. He's probably not playing as much baseball as he was back in '08, but he's starred in a number of TV shows, including Glee, Supergirl, and S.W.A.T.

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Peter Facinelli played Carlise — the Cullen patriarch and the voice of reason in Twilight. He's probably not playing as much baseball as he was back in '08, but he's starred in a number of TV shows, including Glee, Supergirl, and S.W.A.T.

5. Elizabeth Reaser — Esme Cullen

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Elizabeth Reaser played Esme — Carlisle's wife and the loving mom of the Cullen crew. Elizabeth has since had loads of TV, movie, and theatre appearances, including main roles in Manhunt:Unabomber, The Good Wife, and How I Learned to Drive.

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Elizabeth Reaser played Esme — Carlisle's wife and the loving mom of the Cullen crew. Elizabeth has since had loads of TV, movie, and theatre appearances, including main roles in Manhunt:Unabomber, The Good Wife, and How I Learned to Drive.

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Elizabeth Reaser played Esme — Carlisle's wife and the loving mom of the Cullen crew. Elizabeth has since had loads of TV, movie, and theatre appearances, including main roles in Manhunt:Unabomber, The Good Wife, and How I Learned to Drive.

6. Ashley Greene — Alice Cullen

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Alice Cullen won everyone's hearts with her caring nature and her love for Bella. Ashley won three Teen Choice awards for her role in the Twilight Saga, and she's since been in a lot of movies. Her most recent role was in the action thriller Accident Man.

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Alice Cullen won everyone's hearts with her caring nature and her love for Bella. Ashley won three Teen Choice awards for her role in the Twilight Saga, and she's since been in a lot of movies. Her most recent role was in the action thriller Accident Man.

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Alice Cullen won everyone's hearts with her caring nature and her love for Bella. Ashley won three Teen Choice awards for her role in the Twilight Saga, and she's since been in a lot of movies. Her most recent role was in the action thriller Accident Man.

7. Jackson Rathbone — Jasper Hale

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Jackson Rathbone played Alice's other half, and the newest addition to the Cullen family. Jackson has been pretty busy since playing the struggling vegetarian — he's still acting, and he has his own production company and a record company. He's also the frontman of rock band 100 Monkeys.

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Jackson Rathbone played Alice's other half, and the newest addition to the Cullen family. Jackson has been pretty busy since playing the struggling vegetarian — he's still acting, and he has his own production company and a record company. He's also the frontman of rock band 100 Monkeys.

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Jackson Rathbone played Alice's other half, and the newest addition to the Cullen family. Jackson has been pretty busy since playing the struggling vegetarian — he's still acting, and he has his own production company and a record company. He's also the frontman of rock band 100 Monkeys.

8. Kellan Lutz — Emmett Cullen

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Since winning four teen choice awards for playing the Cullen family's most intimidating member, Kellan has gone on to star in a ton of action roles. He's most notably starred in Tarzan and he played the heroic Hercules in The Legend of Hercules.

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Since winning four teen choice awards for playing the Cullen family's most intimidating member, Kellan has gone on to star in a ton of action roles. He's most notably starred in Tarzan and he played the heroic Hercules in The Legend of Hercules.

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Since winning four teen choice awards for playing the Cullen family's most intimidating member, Kellan has gone on to star in a ton of action roles. He's most notably starred in Tarzan and he played the heroic Hercules in The Legend of Hercules.

9. Nikki Reed — Rosalie Hale

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Nikki Reed played Edward's beautiful yet slightly cold sister, and since her Twilight days she's been very busy. Nikki still acts, is a music video director, and has even worked with Lady Gaga. You'll also be pleased to hear that she's still good friends with Jackson Rathbone.

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Nikki Reed played Edward's beautiful yet slightly cold sister, and since her Twilight days she's been very busy. Nikki still acts, is a music video director, and has even worked with Lady Gaga. You'll also be pleased to hear that she's still good friends with Jackson Rathbone.

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Nikki Reed played Edward's beautiful yet slightly cold sister, and since her Twilight days she's been very busy. Nikki still acts, is a music video director, and has even worked with Lady Gaga. You'll also be pleased to hear that she's still good friends with Jackson Rathbone.

10. Billy Burke — Charlie Swan

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Since playing Bella's long suffering dad in the Twilight Saga, Billy has gone on to star in the TV programmes Revolution and Zoo. He also released an album called The Underkill this year.

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Since playing Bella's long suffering dad in the Twilight Saga, Billy has gone on to star in the TV programmes Revolution and Zoo. He also released an album called The Underkill this year.

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Since playing Bella's long suffering dad in the Twilight Saga, Billy has gone on to star in the TV programmes Revolution and Zoo. He also released an album called The Underkill this year.

11. Cam Gigandet — James Witherdale

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Cam played the merciless tracker who we all loved to hate. Since his Twilight days, Cam's had a starring role in Ice, and he's also a black belt in Krav Maga.

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Cam played the merciless tracker who we all loved to hate. Since his Twilight days, Cam's had a starring role in Ice, and he's also a black belt in Krav Maga.

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Cam played the merciless tracker who we all loved to hate. Since his Twilight days, Cam's had a starring role in Ice, and he's also a black belt in Krav Maga.

12. Rachelle Lefèvre — Victoria Sutherland

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Since Rachelle played James' bloodthirsty right-hand woman, she's gone on to bag a huge number of roles in critically acclaimed TV shows and movies. Her most recent role was in the Canadian drama Mary Kills People.

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Since Rachelle played James' bloodthirsty right-hand woman, she's gone on to bag a huge number of roles in critically acclaimed TV shows and movies. Her most recent role was in the Canadian drama Mary Kills People.

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Since Rachelle played James' bloodthirsty right-hand woman, she's gone on to bag a huge number of roles in critically acclaimed TV shows and movies. Her most recent role was in the Canadian drama Mary Kills People.

13. Edi Gathegi — Laurent Da Revin

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Edi played the part time vegetarian Laurent, and since then he's had loads huge TV roles, including Proof, Into the Badlands, and StartUp. He's also set to star in an upcoming political thriller, The Last Thing He Wanted.

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Edi played the part time vegetarian Laurent, and since then he's had loads huge TV roles, including Proof, Into the Badlands, and StartUp. He's also set to star in an upcoming political thriller, The Last Thing He Wanted.

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Edi played the part time vegetarian Laurent, and since then he's had loads huge TV roles, including Proof, Into the Badlands, and StartUp. He's also set to star in an upcoming political thriller, The Last Thing He Wanted.

14. Anna Kendrick — Jessica Stanley

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Anna Kendrick's been very very busy since playing Bella's first human friend in the Twilight Saga. Some of her most notable roles were Cinderella in Into the Woods, and Beca in the Pitch Perfect movies, where she picked up eight awards!

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Anna Kendrick's been very very busy since playing Bella's first human friend in the Twilight Saga. Some of her most notable roles were Cinderella in Into the Woods, and Beca in the Pitch Perfect movies, where she picked up eight awards!

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Anna Kendrick's been very very busy since playing Bella's first human friend in the Twilight Saga. Some of her most notable roles were Cinderella in Into the Woods, and Beca in the Pitch Perfect movies, where she picked up eight awards!

15. Michael Welch — Mike Newton

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Since playing unlucky in love Mike, Michael Welch has gone on to bag roles in some huge TV shows, including Scandal, Bones, and Lucifer, and he most notably starred as Mack in Z Nation.

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Since playing unlucky in love Mike, Michael Welch has gone on to bag roles in some huge TV shows, including Scandal, Bones, and Lucifer, and he most notably starred as Mack in Z Nation.

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Since playing unlucky in love Mike, Michael Welch has gone on to bag roles in some huge TV shows, including Scandal, Bones, and Lucifer, and he most notably starred as Mack in Z Nation.