Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981, Los Angeles, California, to director Ron Howard. She wanted to pursue acting from a young age and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of Arts in 2003. She appeared in a several films including M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village. She married actor Seth Gabel in 2006 and had a child one year later. In 2009, she agreed to play Victoria in the third Twilight film.