It's time to meet the cast of Twilight, the movie.
Charlie is played by William Albert "Billy" Burke. Burke, born in Bellingham, Washington, is known for his recurring role as Gary Matheson in the second season of 24. He has also guest starred in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (in the episode "Second Skin"), Party of Five, Gilmore Girls, Karen Sisco, and Monk.
Alice Cullen is played by Ashley Greene. Ashley has starred in the music video for "Kiss Me, Kill Me" by Mest and has appeared as a guest on many popular television programs, such as Punk'd and Crossing Jordan.
Jacob Black is played by Taylor Lautner. Born February 11, 1992, Taylor is an actor and martial artist who is perhaps best known for his 2005 family film performances in The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D with Taylor Dooley and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 with Steve Martin and Alyson Stoner. He also appeared on the UPN/CW TV series Love Inc.
Carlisle is played by Peter Facinelli. Married to Jennie Garth, Peter was born November 26, 1973. His daughter's name is Luca Bella. After reading the books, she wants to be called “Bella". He has appeared in films such as the Scorpion King, Stealing Time, and Hollowman 2.
Esme is played by Elizabeth Reaser. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the 2005 feature films Stay, and The Family Stone, the 2006 television series Saved, and her guest role in Grey's Anatomy. She also starred in the CBS Fantasy/Dramedy series The Ex-List, in which she played the series' lead character, Bella Bloom.
Jasper Hale is played by Jackson Rathbone. He is known for his role as Nicholas Fiske, on the ABC Family drama Beautiful People. He has had guest roles in The OC, and Close to Home. He has made a couple of movies, Molding Clay (AKA River's End), Pray for Morning, and Travis and Henry. He also did extensive work for Disney 411 and interviewed big stars like Hilary Duff.
Emmett Cullen is played by Kellan Lutz. Before acting, he was an Abercrombie & Fitch model. Lutz has acted on a number of television shows. He had recurring roles on Model Citizens and The Comeback, and smaller roles in episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful, CSI: NY, Summerland, Six Feet Under, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Heroes. He was also in the films Stick It, Accepted, and Prom Night.
Renee Dwyer (Bella's mom) is played by Sarah Clarke. Best known for her role as Nina Myers on the Fox Network's television show, 24, Clarke met her husband, Xander Berkeley, while on the set of 24 (he played her supervisor, George Mason) and they were married in September 2002, a year after meeting. She gave birth to their first child on September 23, 2006, daughter Olwyn Harper.
The evil vampire James is played by Cam Gigandet of Tacoma, Washington. He is perhaps best known for his role as Kevin Volchok on the FOX TV series The O.C. Some of his other television credits include The Young and the Restless, Jack & Bobby, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Victoria is played by Rachelle Lefevre. Lefevre has appeared in numerous television series, including: Life on a Stick, playing Lily Ashton on the short-lived television show, Charmed, playing Olivia Callaway on the episode "Love's a Witch", and on the fifth season of Undressed, playing Annie Isles. Lefevre was cast as Annie Cartwright, the female lead in Life on Mars, a David E. Kelley remake of the original British TV series. She shot a pilot episode, but was soon replaced.
The vampire Laurent from the Twilight movie is played by Edi Gathegi. Edi is an up-and-coming actor who is featured in the films Death Sentence, Gone Baby Gone, and Crank.