In 2018, she was a member of the jury for the official competition of the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Her mother, Jules Mann-Stewart, is originally from Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia.
She is a script supervisor and has also directed a film, the 2012 prison drama K-11.
Stewart has appeared in a wide variety of films throughout her adult career, including Adventureland (2009), The Runaways (2010), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), On the Road (2012), Camp X-Ray (2014), Still Alice (2014), and Equals (2015).
The film was praised by critics, but Stewart's performance did not garner much media attention.
Her character is immobilized during most of the film.
While considered her work a "sturdy, sensitive performance", and the Chicago Tribune noted that she did "vividly well with a sketch of a role", Variety Critic Bill Goodykoontz from The Arizona Republic said that Stewart "really shines....
She excels at both aspects of the performance, giving Georgia a strength that defies any sort of pity one might feel for her, without letting us forget her vulnerability".
In 2015, she received critical acclaim for her role opposite Juliette Binoche in Clouds of Sils Maria, for which she won a multitude of accolades, including the César Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first American actress to win a César Award.
She next starred in Personal Shopper (2016), written for her by director Olivier Assayas.Stewart, 13 at the time of filming, played a high school freshman, Melinda Sordino, who after being raped nearly stops speaking.Her performance was widely praised, with The New York Times stating "Ms.The next year, she played the character Maya in Fierce People (2006), directed by Griffin Dunne.After that film, she received the lead role of Jess Solomon in the supernatural thriller film The Messengers.I never sought out acting, but I always practiced my autograph because I love pens.