Actress Ashley Greene was born on February 21, 1987, in Jacksonville, Florida, where she also grew up.
Greene graduated with honors from high school early, at age 17, before moving to Los Angeles, California to pursue a modeling and acting career.
Early in her career, she appeared as a guest on such television programs, as Punk'd and Crossing Jordan.
Greene's big break started in 2008 when she was cast as Alice Cullen in The Twilight Saga series of films, which are based on the novel series of the same name by Stephenie Meyer.
Greene has appeared in all five of the franchise films.