Nicole Houston Reed is an American actress best known for playing Rosalie Hale, a vampire, in the blockbuster “Twilight Saga” series of films. She also works as a model, scriptwriter, singer, and composer.
She made her acting debut in the drama movie “Thirteen.” A high school kid who joins a world of sex, criminality, and drug addiction is the subject of the movie.
Nikki Reed’s Date of Birth and Parents
Nikki Reed was born in West Los Angeles, California, on May 17, 1988. Her mother is a beautician named Cheryl Houston, and her father is a production designer named Seth Reed.
She was just two when her parents got divorced. Her mother brought her up. Despite growing up without a religion, she now considers herself to be Jewish. Joey Reed is her younger half-brother.
Nikki Reed’s Education
Her early years were incredibly challenging. She began living alone when she was fourteen years old. Despite quitting school, she went on to complete her high school education at home.
Nikki Reed’s Career
In 2003, Nikki Reed made her acting debut in the indie drama movie “Thirteen.” The screenplay, which she co-wrote, was partially based on her own experiences.
A junior high school kid who becomes involved in a life of sex, drug addiction, and crime is the subject of the movie. Despite some controversy, the movie received mostly positive reviews. Additionally, it was a financial success.
After that, she had a supporting part in the 2005 movie “Man of God.” A middle-aged rabbi who is having religious issues is the focus of the narrative.
She also had an appearance in the biographical movie “Lords of Dogtown” that same year. Mixed reviews and poor box office performance troubled the film.
The Empire list of “The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time” does, however, include it. She appeared in the movie “American Gun” as well.
She acted in the movies “Cherry Crush” (2006) and “Mini’s First Time” (2006). (2007). After playing a minor part in the 2008 romantic fantasy movie “Twilight,” she gained wide worldwide recognition.
The movie, which Catherine Hardwicke directed, was adapted from the same-titled book by Stephanie Meyer. Both commercially and with regard to awards, the movie fared pretty well. It received a variety of reactions.
She also had an appearance in the movie “Familiar Strangers” that same year.
She played the same part in “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” in 2009. With a $50 million budget, the movie made $700 million in box office revenue. It received several nominations and prizes as well. She then starred in the drama-comedy movie “Last Days of Summer.”
She made appearances in three other ‘The Twilight Saga films over the next several years, including ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ (2010), ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 1’ (2011), and ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 2’.
She appeared in the 2013 psychological suspense movie “Enter the Dangerous Mind.” It received unfavorable comments. In the same year, she also had appearances in the movies “Empire” and “Pawn.”
Over the next several years, she also acted in the movies “In Your Eyes” (2014), “About Scout” (2015), and “A Sunday Horse” (2016). She also had an appearance in a few episodes of the TV show “Sleepy Hollow” between 2015 and 2016.