kristen stewart runaways premiere gi large 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesHappy 20th birthday to Kristen Stewart!

The “Twilight” star was born and raised in Los Angeles and was destined for a Hollywood career since her dad is a TV producer and stage manager while her mom is a script supervisor from Australia.

Although she’s known as Bella Swan in the “Twilight” films, she’s had a long career before hitting superstardom and continues to prove she’s no one-trick pony. No wonder she received BAFTA’s Orange Rising Star award.

Here’s a look back at K-Stew’s movie roles through the years. Get ready to say, “Aw.” She was an adorable kid.

]]> Fun trivia: She replaced Hayden Panettiere, who was supposed to play the daughter. kristen stewart panic room wi 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesNext came 2003’s “Cold Creek Manor,” a thriller that also starred Sharon Stone and Dennis Quaid. kristen stewart cold creek manor disney 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesA year later she played a traumatized teen in the cable film “Speak” … kristen stewart speak wi 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in pictures… and a kickass young bank thief in “Catch That Kid.” Here she is using a low-tech tool to disable a high-tech security device. kristen stewart catch that kid 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesIn 2005 (whew, does this girl take a break?) Kristen starred as the older sister of two boys whose board game launches them into an intergalactic adventure in “Zathura.” kristen stewart zathura 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesShe got to kiss Adam Brody in the 2007 film “In the Land of Women.” Doesn’t she look pretty blonde? kristen stewart in the land of women 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesIn “The Messengers,” Kristen Stewart played Jess, a teenage girl who accidentally caused her younger brother injury in a drunk driving accident. Unfortunately, that’s NOT the worst problem she has in this horror-thriller. kristen stewart messengers 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesShe got to sing in 2007’s “Into the Wild,” starring opposite Emile Hirsch. kristen stewart into the wild 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesAnd in 2008 she filmed “The Yellow Handkerchief” in Louisiana, although the film wasn’t released till 2010. kristen stewart yellow handkerchief 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesHere she is as somebody “Twilight” fans might recognize. Who’s that with her? kristen stewart new moon 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesAnd then she went totally ’80s in “Adventureland” with Jesse Eisenberg. kristen stewart adventureland 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in pictures“Welcome to the Rileys” showed a different side to K-Stew at Sundance. kristen stewart welcome to the rileys 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesAnd finally, here’s Kristen playing Joan Jett in “The Runaways.” kristen stewart runaways 'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart: A Happy Birthday tribute in picturesWhat a lot of great work, and she’s only 20. Just think of what else she’ll accomplish. Here’s to 20 (times 4) more years of Kristen Stewart on the big screen! We’re partial to “Panic Room” and “The Runaways,” but what’s your favorite Kristen Stewart film(s)? Follow Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter and on Facebook and Zap2itHanh on Twitter for the latest celebrity news and buzz. More Kristen Stewart dish:

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