Bella Swan17-year-old Bella Swan moved to her Washington birthplace, where she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a vampire who saves her life.
Kristen StewartStewart rose to fame as Jodie Foster’s diabetic daughter in David Fincher’s "Panic Room," moving on to the critically claimed adaptation film "Into the Wild."
Edward CullenEdward Cullen is a 108-year-old vampire in the body of a teenager, whose family does not feed on humans. He falls in love with Bella Swan, the only human whose thoughts he is unable to read, and whose blood smells overwhelmingly sweet to him
Robert PattinsonHeartthrob Robert Pattinson melted hearts as Cedric Diggory, the Athletic and handsome young wizard in the Harry Potter films.
JamesJames is the merciless "tracker" vampire who hunts human beings for sport.
Cam GigandetCam Gigandet is best known for playing Kevin Volchok, the troubled surfer boy on Fox’s "The O.C.," whose drunken driving causes the death of Marissa Cooper.
Carlisle CullenCarlisle Cullen is the compassionate elder vampire who serves as the town's physician and is the father figure of the Cullen family.
Peter FacinelliPeter Facinelli plays top jock Mike Dexter in the high school classic "Can’t Hardly Wait," before marrying "90210" alum Jennie Garth.
Rosalie HaleRosalie Hale is a member of the Cullen family who is described as the most beautiful person in the world. Her vanity and self-centeredness hide her desire to be human and have children.
Nikki ReedNikki Reed co-wrote and starred in Catherine Hardwicke’s critically acclaimed but controversial film, "Thirteen," which was based on Reed’s life as a teenager.
Emmett CullenEmmett Cullen is Rosalie's husband and to the most intimidating of his adoptive siblings.
Kellan LutzKellan Lutz, the former Abercrombie & Fitch model, landed his first big role alongside Lisa Kudrow in 'The Comeback,' as Kudrow’s dimwitted, surfer castmate.
Jasper HaleJasper Hale is a member of the Cullen family, but one who has the most difficulty maintaining the Cullens' lifestyle of not feeding on humans.
Jackson RathboneJackson Rathbone is best known for his role as the charming heir, Nicholas Fiske, on the TV drama "Beautiful People."
Alice CullenAlice Cullen is an adopted daughter in the Cullen family who can see the future based on decisions that people have already made.
Ashley GreeneTold she wasn’t tall enough to be a fashion model, seventeen-year-old Ashley Greene moved to L.A. to pursue an acting career. "Twilight" is her breakout role. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)