The story is about a high school senior from the Chicago suburb.
They finished the script for the semi-autobiographical film Thirteen in six days, a relatively short time.
Producers asked Reed to play a role in the film because they had trouble casting it, as it was an "uncomfortable" role for most young actresses.
is an American actress, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and model known to the general public for her portrayal of vampire Rosalie Hale in The Twilight Saga (2008–2012).
She became known in 2003, after the release of the film Thirteen, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, for which she was credited with Hardwicke as a co-writer of the screenplay, and in which she played a lead role.
The film starring Evan Rachel Wood was released in 2003 to positive reviews, gaining Reed some recognition in Hollywood as both a screenwriter and an actress.
Following this, Reed was invited to appear on The Ellen De Generes Show and serve as host on a number of award shows, including the Young Hollywood Awards (2003) and the Independent Spirit Awards Nomination Show, followed by the West Independent Spirits Awards, both in 2004. at the same time as later Twilight co-stars Cam Gigandet and Jackson Rathbone.The bubbly TV personality is the host of VH1's new reality series, "Dating Naked," and she's dishing details on what to expect on the show.While most of us wait a date or two before taking it all off, the potential partners on this show get it over with immediately -- and Amy thinks it's a pretty great way to start a relationship!Her parents divorced when Reed was two, and she was raised by her mother.After Thirteen's success, Reed returned to Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, but dropped out again after a year.Reed teamed up with Staples and Do Something for their 3rd Annual School Supply Drive in the summer of 2011. She volunteers at animal shelters on her free time and she designed a limited edition collar and leash for Gilt to benefit Aspca. 22, 2014, she was honored with the ASPCA Compassion Award for her contributions to animal welfare.