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Wood has caught the eye of many acclaimed directors: Woody Allen cast her in "Whatever Works," Julie Taymor gave her the lead in "Across the Universe," and Darren Aronofsky paired her with Mickey Rourke in "The Wrestler." But she often makes headlines for her personal life (she's engaged to shock rocker Marilyn Manson). You can catch her next in the musical version of "Spider-Man" on Broadway.
Sure, she played Bella Swan’s pal Jessica in the "Twilight" saga. But starring opposite George Clooney in "Up in the Air" got her noticed. That's not to say this young actress doesn't have the acting chops to hold her own. At age 12, the Maine native was nominated for a Tony Award for her role in the 1998 musical "High Society." Next up? She'll star with Michael Cera and Jason Schwartzman in "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World."