71 Facts About Robert Pattinson


Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born on 13 May 1986 and is an English actor.


Robert Pattinson gained worldwide recognition for portraying Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga film series, which grossed over $3.3 billion worldwide.


Robert Pattinson received praise for his starring roles in David Cronenberg's thriller Cosmopolis, James Gray's adventure drama The Lost City of Z, the Safdie Brothers' crime drama Good Time, Claire Denis' science-fiction drama High Life, and Robert Eggers' psychological horror film The Lighthouse.


Robert Pattinson returned to mainstream films with a leading role in Christopher Nolan's spy film Tenet, and starred as Batman in Matt Reeves' superhero film The Batman.


Robert Pattinson was born on 13 May 1986 in London, the youngest of three children of Clare, a scout at a modelling agency, and Richard Robert Pattinson, a vintage car dealer.


Robert Pattinson grew up in a small home in Barnes with two older sisters, Elizabeth and Victoria.


Robert Pattinson started learning the guitar and piano at the age of four.


Robert Pattinson attended Tower House School, from which, aged 12, he was expelled for shoplifting adult magazines at a post office shop and selling them later to his male classmates.


Robert Pattinson considered becoming a musician or going to university to study speech-writing, but never thought about pursuing an acting career; his teacher in school even advised him not to join the drama club because she thought he was not suited for the creative arts.


Robert Pattinson got the lead role of George Gibbs in the next play Our Town, was spotted by a talent agent who was sitting in the audience and he began looking for professional roles.


Robert Pattinson appeared in the plays Macbeth, Anything Goes, and Tess of the d'Urbervilles.


Robert Pattinson had planned to go to university, but couldn't because the shoot for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire went over schedule.


Robert Pattinson used to share a flat in London's Soho with fellow actor and good friend Tom Sturridge.


Robert Pattinson had supporting roles in the German made-for-television film Ring of the Nibelungs in 2004, and in director Mira Nair's costume drama Vanity Fair, although his scenes in the latter were deleted and only appear on the DVD version.


Later in 2005, Robert Pattinson played Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.


Robert Pattinson learned how to scuba dive to play the role of Diggory.


In 2006, Robert Pattinson appeared in The Haunted Airman a psychological thriller, aired on BBC Four on 31 October, and he earned favourable reviews.


In 2008, Robert Pattinson was cast as Edward Cullen in Twilight, based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer.


Robert Pattinson's other release of 2008, How to Be, was a low-budget comedy drama film written and directed by Oliver Irving.


Robert Pattinson then starred as Salvador Dali in the film Little Ashes, a Spanish-British drama directed by Paul Morrison.


Robert Pattinson starred in a short film entitled The Summer House, directed by Daisy Gili.


Robert Pattinson reprised his role as Edward Cullen in the Twilight sequel, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which was released on 20 November 2009.


In 2009, Robert Pattinson presented at the 81st Academy Awards ceremony.


Robert Pattinson executive-produced and starred in the film Remember Me, which was released on 12 March 2010.


In 2011, Robert Pattinson starred as Jacob Jankowski in Water for Elephants, adapted from the novel by Sara Gruen.


The film received mixed reviews, but Robert Pattinson's performance was praised.


Mick LaSalle from the San Francisco Chronicle stated that Robert Pattinson succeeded at holding his own at the center of a major feature and was "endlessly watchable".


Peter Travers of the Rolling Stone said he "smolders" in the film and Todd McCarthy of The Hollywood Reporter said that "Robert Pattinson is entirely convincing as Jacob".


Robert Pattinson played Georges Duroy in a film adaptation of the 1885 novel Bel Ami, and the film had a world premiere at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival.


Robert Pattinson starred in the film adaptation of Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis, directed by David Cronenberg.


Robert Pattinson plays him like a human caldera; stony on the surface, with volcanic chambers of nervous energy and self-loathing churning deep below.


In May 2014, two of Robert Pattinson's films premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.


Robert Pattinson plays Lawrence Of Arabia as a sharp-tongued, sardonic figure who can see through the pretensions of his bosses and colleagues.


Critical reception for the film was mixed but Robert Pattinson received appreciation for his performance as a photographer.


In late 2015, Robert Pattinson appeared in Brady Corbet's directorial debut film The Childhood of a Leader, alongside Berenice Bejo and Stacy Martin.


Robert Pattinson received praise for his performance, which Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian called "elegant" and Lee Marshall of Screen International described as "excellent".


In 2016, Robert Pattinson appeared in Paramount Pictures and Plan B Entertainment's adaptation of The Lost City of Z, directed by James Gray.


Robert Pattinson grew a heavy beard and lost 35 pounds for the film.


Robert Pattinson portrayed Samuel Alabaster, an eccentric pioneer who travels west in search of his fiancee.


Robert Pattinson starred as Monte, one of the criminals on the spaceship, who became a father against his wishes through artificial insemination, and raised his daughter as the ship progressed to the black hole.


Robert Pattinson's following two film releases premiered at 2019 Venice Film Festival; he starred in his second collaboration with director David Michod, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's plays titled The King.


Robert Pattinson played Louis, The Dauphin, who served as the nemesis of Henry V For the role, Pattinson adopted a French accent, which he based on the fashion industry people of France.


Robert Pattinson starred as a spy handler in Christopher Nolan's Tenet, alongside John David Washington, and it marked his return to big-budget films.


Robert Pattinson based his character's mannerisms on those of author Christopher Hitchens.


Robert Pattinson next featured as part of an ensemble cast in The Devil All the Time, a psychological thriller based on the novel by Donald Ray Pollock.


The announcement of Robert Pattinson's casting was met with backlash from some Batman fans, but the ultimate portrayal of the superhero was applauded by critics following its release.


In May 2021, Robert Pattinson signed an overall first-look production deal that encompasses the whole spectrum of Warner divisions, including Warner Bros.


Robert Pattinson is set to star in Bong Joon-ho's upcoming science-fiction film Mickey 17, based on Edward Ashton's novel Mickey 7, for Warner Bros.


Robert Pattinson began modelling at age 12, but his workload began to decrease four years later.


In June 2013, Robert Pattinson was announced as the new face of Dior Homme fragrance.


Robert Pattinson has played the guitar and piano since age four, and writes his own music.


Robert Pattinson appears as the singer of two songs on the Twilight soundtrack: "Never Think", which he co-wrote with Sam Bradley, and "Let Me Sign", which was written by Marcus Foster and Bobby Long.


In 2013, Robert Pattinson played the guitar on the Death Grips song "Birds" from their album Government Plates, which was achieved by drummer Zach Hill recording Robert Pattinson's playing on his phone in a jam session and later sampling the part into the song itself.


Robert Pattinson performed the song's opening spoken-word section via a front-facing facetime call video, reciting the lines of the phone call at the beginning of the song.


Robert Pattinson donated a sketch, drawn by himself, called Unfinished City which auctioned at $6,400.


Robert Pattinson participated in a charitable auction Go Go Gala, organised by GO Campaign and bought a cello made out of recycled material, at $5,600 on 15 November 2013.


Robert Pattinson participated in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, promoting the awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.


In December 2009, Robert Pattinson autographed a guitar to be auctioned off for charity.


Robert Pattinson volunteered for the Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief in January 2010.


In 2010, Robert Pattinson was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine, and was featured on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.


On 14 November 2010, Robert Pattinson received two BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards, Best Dressed and Best Actor.


In October 2012, Robert Pattinson was named "Sexiest Man Alive" by Glamour UK.


Robert Pattinson interviewed fellow actor Jamie Bell for Interview magazine, which was published on 20 July 2015.


Robert Pattinson is reluctant to discuss his personal life and has expressed an aversion towards the paparazzi industry and tabloid journalism.


In mid-2009, Robert Pattinson became romantically linked to his Twilight co-star Kristen Stewart.


Robert Pattinson is in a relationship with English actress and singer Suki Waterhouse since mid-2018.


Robert Pattinson has received Best Actor award at Strasbourg Film Festival for his performance in How to Be.


Robert Pattinson won Hollywood Rising Star Award for his performance in film Life from Deauville American Film Festival in 2015.


In July 2018, Robert Pattinson received a top award at the closing of the 53rd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.


Wax statues of Robert Pattinson were added to the Madame Tussauds museums in London and New York City in 2010.


Robert Pattinson was honoured with a tribute at 2017 Deauville American Film Festival on 2 September 2017, with screening of selected films of his during the festival run.