American actress Nikki Reed, who is known for playing vampire Rosalie Hale in "The Twilight Saga", celebrates her 27th birthday on Sunday, 17 May.
Born in West Los Angeles as the daughter of set designer Seth Reed and beautician Cheryl Houston, the actress began her acting career with a semi-autobiographical film "Thirteen".
Following the success of the movie, she appeared in "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and hosted several award shows, including the Young Hollywood Awards, the Independent Spirit Awards Nomination Show and the West Independent Spirits Awards.
Later on, the celeb took a break from the entertainment world to continue her studies at Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, but dropped out after a year and completed her high school diploma through homeschooling.
Some of the big screen projects of Reed are "Last day of Summer", "Chain Letter", "Catch 44", "Empire State", "Enter the Dangerous Mind", "Murder of a Cat" and "Scout". She has also appeared in a few television shows, such "The OC", "Justice" and "Reaper".
The "Twilight" star has won numerous awards during her journey with the entertainment industry and it includes Teen Choice Award 2010, Young Hollywood Awards 2010, Delray Beach Film Festival Award 2008, Solstice Film Festival Award 2006 and Independent Spirit Award 2004.