Nicole Houston "Nikki" Reed (born May 17, 1988) is an American film and television actress, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and model. She became known in 2003, after the release of the film Thirteen, in which she co-starred and co-wrote the screenplay. Reed has since appeared in several films, including Lords of Dogtown and Mini's First Time. She also portrays Rosalie Hale in The Twilight Saga. She is married to musician Paul McDonald.