Nicole Houston Reed is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the vampire Rosalie Hale in the popular movie series, ‘The Twilight Saga’ franchise. She is also a singer, songwriter, screenwriter and model. She began her acting career with a role in the drama film ‘Thirteen’. The film was about a high school student who enters a world of sex, crime, and substance abuse. Her performance won her an ‘Independent Spirit Award’ for Best Debut Performance. After appearing in films such as ‘Lords of Dogtown’ and ‘American Gun’, she came to international popularity with her portrayal of Rosalie Hale in the romantic fantasy film ‘Twilight’ which was a huge success commercially. Her more recent films include the independent horror flick ‘Jack Goes Home’. She is also active on television and played a recurring role in the supernatural drama series ‘Sleepy Hollow’, which has been reviewed favorably by critics. The multi-talented lady is a singer-songwriter as well and has released a few songs and music videos. She volunteers at animal shelters in her free time and is an animal rights advocate.