Robert Pattinson
  • Robert Pattinson

  • Birthday: 1986-05-13
  • Place of Birth: Barnes, London, England, UK
  • Biography:

    Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson (born 13 May 1986) is an English actor and grew up in Barnes, London, England. His mother worked as a booker at a modeling agency and his father was a car dealer importing vintage cars. He has two older sisters, is an musician and singer and started learning the guitar and piano at the age of four. When he started his acting career he used to perform solo acoustic guitar gigs in pubs around London where he sung his own written songs. He recorded two titles that were being used in Twilight (2008). With 15, he started acting in amateur plays at the local drama club after his father convinced him to attend because he was quite shy. After a view plays, a talent agent was in the audience, discovered him and he began looking for professional roles. His first screen role was opposite Reese Witherspoon in Vanity Fair (2004), but he'd been cut out of the final film and didn't know about it until he attended the premiere. The casting director felt so guilty for not telling him, that she got him the audition for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). He was lucky and succeeded in gaining the role of Cedric Diggory which brought him to wider attention at the age of 18 and he continued to star in mostly smaller british TV productions. At the age of 22, the role of vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels written by Stephenie Meyer brought him to unexpected worldwide stardom and the five films between 2008 and 2012 grossed over $3.3 billion in worldwide receipts. Between the Twilight Saga films, he also starred in Remember Me (2010), Water for Elephants (2011) and Bel Ami (2012). He started to distance himself from vampire Edward Cullen with the role of the cold-hearted billionaire Eric Packer in Cosmopolis (2012) from cult auteur director David Cronenberg, which was Pattinsons first film in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. With Pattinson being a big cinephile, he since then starred in mostly independent films from gifted auteur directors, such as The Rover (2014), Maps to the Stars (2014), Life (2015), Queen of the Desert (2015) and The Childhood of a Leader (2015). His unrecognizable role as an explorer in the amazon jungle in The Lost City of Z (2016) from director James Gray brought him much critical acclaim. And his transformation to a sleazy, manic conman in the gritty crime thriller Good Time (2017) was a major step for his transition into a character actor with incredible range, with critics calling his performance a revelation.

Robert Pattinson Movie List

Title Role Year
The Lighthouse Ephraim Winslow 2019 Try Prime Free >
Damsel Samuel Alabaster 2018 Try Prime Free >
High Life Monte 2018 Try Prime Free >
The Lost City of Z Henry Costin 2017 Free Watch now
Good Time Connie Nikas 2017 Try Prime Free >
Fear & Shame Himself 2017 Try Prime Free >
The Childhood of a Leader Charles / The Leader 2016 Try Prime Free >
Life Dennis Stock 2015 Try Prime Free >
Queen of the Desert Col. T.E. Lawrence 2015 Free Watch now
Maps to the Stars Jerome Fontana 2014 Free Watch now
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Edward Cullen 2012 Free Watch now
Citizens of Cosmopolis Himself 2012 Try Prime Free >
Cosmopolis Eric Packer 2012 Free Watch now
Water for Elephants Jacob Jankowski 2011 Try Prime Free >
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Edward Cullen 2011 Free Watch now
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Edward Cullen 2010 Free Watch now
Remember Me Tyler Hawkins 2010 Try Prime Free >
Love and Distrust Richard 2010 Try Prime Free >
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Edward Cullen 2009 Try Prime Free >
Twilight Edward Cullen 2008 Free Watch now
How to Be Art 2008 Try Prime Free >
Little Ashes Salvador Dalí 2008 Try Prime Free >
The Bad Mother's Handbook Daniel Gale 2007 Try Prime Free >
The Haunted Airman Toby Jugg 2006 Try Prime Free >
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Cedric Diggory 2005 Free Watch now
Curse of the Ring Giselher 2004 Try Prime Free >
Vanity Fair Older Rawdy Crawley (uncredited) 2004 Try Prime Free >

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