She had her breakout role as Renesmee, Bella Swan's daughter, in Breaking Dawn - Part 2, for which she received a Young Artist Award nomination. Her other film roles include The Conjuring and Interstellar and she provided her voice for the animated feature The Little Prince.
She first appeared in print advertisements for Garnet Hill at age four, and then began modeling for Gap and Disney.
She had guest television roles on Flashforward, 'Til Death, and Hawaii Five-0.
She was homeschooled by her parents alongside her older brother in Los Angeles, California.
She played the on-screen daughter of Kristen Stewart in the Twilight saga.