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Biography #2Ashley Greene is an American television and film actress. She is best known for playing Alice Cullen in the 2008 film Twilight, and will be reprising the role in its sequels. Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of Michele, who works in insurance, and Joe Greene, a U.S. Marine who now owns his own concrete business. 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. She moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of 17 to pursue an acting career. Greene has one sibling, an older brother named Joe, who still resides in Jacksonville with her parents.
Greene is good friends with her Twilight co-stars, particularly Kellan Lutz, whom she knew before filming the movie.
CareerGreene initially planned to become a model, but was told that she wasn't tall enough to be a runway model and should instead focus on commercials. After taking commercial and acting classes, she fell in love with acting and realized that she preferred it over modeling. Greene thus graduated high school early at the age of 17 and moved to L.A. to pursue an acting career. 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. Greene will be reuniting with her Twilight co-star Kellan Lutz in the upcoming movie Warrior. She will also reprise her role as Alice in the 2009 sequel to Twilight, New Moon, and 2010's Eclipse. Greene will also be starring in an upcoming thriller film, Summer's Blood, which is released in summer 2009.
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