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Ashley GreeneAshley Michele Greene (born February 21, 1987) is an American actress and model, best known for playing Alice Cullen in the film adaptations of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight novels.
Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and is the daughter of Michele (née Tatum), who works in insurance, and Joe Greene, a U.S. Marine who now owns his own concrete business. She grew up in Middleburg and Jacksonville, and went to University Christian School before transferring to Wolfson High School when she was in tenth grade. She moved to Los Angeles, California, at the age of 17 to pursue an acting career. Greene has an older brother named Joe, who still resides in Jacksonville with their parents.

 




1. I’M A BIT OF A WORKAHOLIC. WHEN I FEEL LIKE I’M NOT DOING SOMETHING, IT DRIVES ME INSANE.

2. I CAN STILL LOVE AN EX AS A PERSON, REGARDLESS IF THE BREAKUP WAS BAD. I WOULD NEVER WISH ANYTHING NEGATIVE ON THEM. IT TAKES MORE ENERGY TO HATE THEM THAN TO WISH THEM WELL.

3. I AM CERTAINLY NOT PERFECT. I DON’T THINK YOU SHOULD TRY TO BE PERFECT FOR ANYONE. WHEN YOU COME TO TERMS WITH THAT, THEN YOU’RE OK.

4. I THINK WITH VAMPIRES, YOU CAN’T REALLY GO WRONG. FOR GENERATIONS, VAMPIRES HAVE BEEN A HIT BECAUSE THEY’RE UNOBTAINABLE, MYSTERIOUS, SENSUAL, DANGEROUS, KIND OF SEXY.

5. I WANTED TO BE A LAWYER. I REALIZED I DON’T REALLY WANT TO BE A LAWYER. I WANT TO PLAY A LAWYER. THANK GOD I FIGURED THAT OUT.

6. ACTING IS A SMALLER PIECE IN A BIG PUZZLE. THERE ARE CHARITY THINGS I WANT TO IMMERSE MYSELF IN AND WANT TO HAVE THE TIME TO GO AND GIVE BACK TO PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE THE OPPORTUNITIES I HAVE. IT’S A VERY IMPORTANT THING TO ME.

7. I LIVE A DUAL LIFE. ON THE RED CARPET, IT’S COMPLETE GLAM. BUT AT HOME, I’M A JEANS AND T-SHIRT KIND OF GIRL. SIMPLE CAN BE BEAUTIFUL.

8. I’M INDEPENDENT. IF A GUY IS TOO CLINGY OR NEEDY, I ACTUALLY GET AFRAID OF HURTING HIM – AND I CAN’T DEAL WITH THAT.

9. GROWING UP MY WHOLE LIFE, MY MOM WAS TELLING ME HOW INCREDIBLE AND SPECIAL I WAS AND THAT I WAS GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD. I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT FOR GIRLS TO KNOW THAT THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD, THAT THEY DO HAVE AN IMPACT.

10. I FOCUS ON HAVING A FEMININE BODY, A DANCER’S BODY. I DO RESISTANCE AND DANCE AND CARDIO. I LIKE HIKING, SWIMMING, BEING ACTIVE. IT CLEARS YOUR MIND AND IT’S A GOOD WAY TO DECOMPRESS.

11. I REMEMBER MY FIRST ACTING CLASS: I WAS LIKE, ‘THAT’S IT.’ IF I KNOW THAT I WANT TO DO SOMETHING THEN I’M GOING TO DO IT AND THERE’S NO STOPPING ME, WHETHER IT’S IF I WANT TO TAKE A MOVIE PART OR DON’T, OR EAT SUSHI FOR LUNCH OR DON’T. THERE’S ALWAYS A VERY CLEAR GOAL. ONCE I FIGURE OUT WHAT I WANT THAT’S IT.

12. I WENT TO A PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL WITH A MAGNET PROGRAM FOR LAW AND PSYCHOLOGY. BUT RIGHT BEFORE MY JUNIOR YEAR, I DECIDED THAT I WANTED TO LEAVE AND BECOME AN ACTRESS, SO I GRADUATED EARLY AND MOVED OUT TO L.A.

13. A LOT OF PEOPLE LIKE TO BE SUPERTINY, BUT I DON’T WANT A CHILD’S BODY – I WANT A WOMAN’S BODY THAT IS EXTREMELY FIT. IT’S SO MUCH SEXIER.

14. ‘TWILIGHT’ IS A PHENOMENON. AND I’M SO HAPPY IT’S ALL CAPTURED ON FILM. IT’S GOING TO BE SOMETHING I’LL ALWAYS LOOK BACK ON, FOR SURE.

15. I THINK IT’S BETTER THAT LIFE IS KIND OF LIKE A MYSTERY, I THINK THAT’S WHAT DRIVES US.

16. I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO DO ‘ALICE IN WONDERLAND.’ BEING A ‘BOND’ GIRL WOULD ALWAYS BE FUN. WE HAD A LOT OF ACTION IN ‘ECLIPSE’ AND I’D DEFINITELY LIKE TO CONTINUE DOWN THE ACTION ROAD. I WANT TO DO A ROMANTIC PERIOD PIECE, BUT THOSE ARE REALLY HARD TO GET MADE BECAUSE THEY’RE VERY EXPENSIVE AND THERE’S NOT A HUGE DEMOGRAPHIC.

17. BUT I DON’T DO THE DIET THING ANYMORE. I’M A BIG BELIEVER IN FEEDING YOUR BODY WHAT IT NEEDS. DENY YOURSELF SOMETHING AND YOU’RE GOING TO END UP SHOVING YOUR FACE FULL OF IT.

18. I REMEMBER GETTING THIS SCRAPBOOK THAT THIS GIRL MADE, THAT I ACTUALLY GAVE TO MY MOM TO HOLD ONTO BECAUSE SHE HAS A ‘TWILIGHT’ SHRINE IN THEIR HOUSE IN FLORIDA. IT WAS JUST THIS SCRAPBOOK OF ME, STARTING WITH ‘TWILIGHT,’ AND THE WHOLE PROGRESSION OF ME AND MY CAREER THROUGHOUT THAT, AND OTHER STUFF THAT I HAD DONE IN BETWEEN.

19. YEAH, I GET TO FIGHT IN ‘ECLIPSE.’ MY TRAINER IS TEACHING ME MMA RIGHT NOW. SO. COOL.

20. IN CALIFORNIA, I DO LIKE TO JUST CHILL OUT AND GO TO THE BEACH, BUT I LOVE THE ENERGY HERE. I FEEL VERY PRODUCTIVE WHEN I’M IN NEW YORK.

21. I HAVE A VERY CLASSIC TAKE ON FASHION. I LIKE MY ACCESSORIES TO POP, BUT IN GENERAL, MY STYLE IS PRETTY CLASSIC.

22. I’M VERY MUCH A GIRL THAT LIKES TO HAVE OPTIONS. THAT’S THE WAY I AM WITH FASHION, AND THAT’S THE WAY I AM WITH MY LIFE.

23. I GO THROUGH STAGES. RANDOMLY, I’LL BE ATTRACTED TO A CRAZY ROCKER WITH TATTOOS. AND I FIND THAT I’M EXTREMELY ATTRACTED TO AMBITION AND WIT.

24. I HATE JEALOUS GUYS! EVERYONE CAN BE JEALOUS. WE ALL HAVE THAT IN US. PUSH THE DEMON DOWN OR IT’S GOING TO DRIVE THE OTHER PERSON AWAY.

25. DON’T THROW PETALS ON THE FLOOR IF THEY HAVE NO MEANING. I WOULD RATHER HAVE A FUN, CASUAL RELATIONSHIP THAN HAVE SOMEONE PRETENDING THEY’RE COMPLETELY IN LOVE WITH ME.

26. I’M A BIT OF A WORKAHOLIC. WHEN I FEEL LIKE I’M NOT DOING SOMETHING, IT DRIVES ME INSANE.

27. YOU NEED SOMEONE WHO IS GOING TO HELP YOU MAKE THAT BETTER VERSION OF YOURSELF.

28. WHAT ‘TWILIGHT’ GAVE ME WAS YEARS TO CONSIDER HOW I WANTED TO WORK OTHERWISE.

29. I DID SIDE PLANKS FOR MY OBLIQUES, WHICH ARE ONE OF MY TROUBLE AREAS. AND TRADITIONAL PLANKS TONE YOUR BACK SO YOU DON’T HAVE THAT LITTLE BIT OF FAT HANGING OVER YOUR BRA. UGH!

30. I REALLY WOULD LOVE TO DO A PIECE LIKE JULIA ROBERTS OR CHARLIZE THERON IN ‘ERIN BROCKOVICH’ OR ‘NORTH COUNTRY.’ THEY WERE BOTH SO AMAZING AND SO INSPIRING. I WOULD LOVE TO TOUCH SOMEONE IN THE WAY THEIR PERFORMANCES TOUCHED ME.

31. I DID FOUR INDEPENDENT FILMS DURING THE BREAK BETWEEN ‘TWILIGHT’ AND ‘NEW MOON.’ I HAVEN’T EVEN REALLY HAD TIME TO SIT BACK AND PROCESS IT ALL. BUT WHEN YOU DO FINALLY SIT BACK AND THINK ABOUT IT, IT’S INCREDIBLE.

32. I HONESTLY DON’T HAVE A LOT OF FRIENDS THAT ARE ACTORS. MOST OF MY FRIENDS I’VE KNOWN SINCE SIXTH GRADE AND ARE OUT OF THE INDUSTRY. IT GIVES ME A SENSE OF REALITY RATHER THAN SURROUNDING MYSELF WITH A BUNCH OF ACTORS.

33. I WAS WORKING AT A RESTAURANT, I BOOKED THE ROLE IN ‘TWILIGHT,’ PUT IN MY TWO WEEKS’ NOTICE, GOT FITTED, FLEW TO PORTLAND, FILMED, AND THEN IT STARTED GETTING HYPE. THAT HELPED ME GET MY FOOT INTO CERTAIN DOORS BEFORE THE MOVIE EVEN CAME OUT.

34. I’M AN ACTOR, SO SOMETIMES THERE ARE MOMENTS WHERE I THINK ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT’S HAPPENING AND I WANT TO CRY. I’M DOING WHAT I LOVE AND I WILL BE DOING IT FOR A VERY, VERY LONG TIME – AND IT’S AMAZING. A LOT OF PEOPLE DON’T GET TO DO THAT.

35. I’VE DEFINITELY BEEN IN RELATIONSHIPS WHERE I’VE GIVEN TOO MUCH, AND I’VE BEEN IN RELATIONSHIPS WHERE I HAVEN’T GIVEN ENOUGH. I THINK IT’S A WORK IN PROGRESS. I HAVE TO FIND THAT PERSON WHERE IT CLICKS.

36. IF YOU EVER, EVER, EVER WANT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE U.S., YOU SHOULD VOTE BECAUSE THEN YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO. IF YOU WANT TO COMPLAIN, YOU SHOULD VOTE.

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