Robert Pattinson

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Robert Pattinson (born 13.5.1986)

Robert Pattinson is an English actor and model, best known for his roles in the Harry Potter and Twilight series of films.

Robert Pattinson: Childhood

Robert Pattinson was born in London, to Clare and Richard Pattinson. His mother works for a modeling agency and his father imports vintage cars from the US. Robert has two elder sisters, one of whom is the singer, Lizzy Pattinson. The other is Victoria.

Robert attended Tower House School in Richmond Park and then Harrodian school in West London. Both schools are private, fee-paying schools. Whilst at school, Pattinson became involved in acting through the Barnes Theatre Company. He caught the attention of an acting agent whilst performing in a production of Tess of the D'Urbervilles.

At the age of 12, Robert Pattinson started modeling, though he only continued modeling for around four years, though he did appear in Hackett's advertising campaign in 2007.

Robert Pattinson: Acting Career

In 2004, Pattinson landed a role in the TV film Ring of the Nibelungs, along with Max von Sydow, Alicia Witt and Julian Sands. He also acted in Mira Nair's Vanity Fair, which starred Reese Witherspoon and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, though most of his scenes wound up on the cutting room floor. Pattinson was destined only to appear on the DVD version of the film.

Pattinson was originally due to appear at the Royal Court Theatre in The Woman Before. However, he was sacked just before the opening night and replaced by the actor Tom Riley.

In 2005, Robert Pattinson was named The Times' 'British Star of Tomorrow' for his performance as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The film also starred Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Ralph Fiennes. Pattinson found himself often being compared to another British actor, Jude Law.

In 2008, Robert Pattinson starred in Twilight. The film, based on Stephanie Meyer's novel of the same name, also starred Kristen Stewart, who he has dated on-and-off and became a huge hit on both sides of the Atlantic. Pattinson and Stewart both reprised their roles in The Twilight Saga: New Moon with Taylor Lautner and the second sequel, Eclipse. Pattinson also sings on two tracks of the Twilight soundtrack. He also composed two tracks for the film How To Be.

In 2009, Robert Pattinson starred in the drama film Little Ashes, in which he played the role of the artist Salvador Dali. He also lined up a theatre performance for the producer David Pugh as well as a role in Remember Me, with Emilie de Ravin. In February 2009, Robert Pattinson presented at the 81st Academy Awards.

To coincide with the release of New Moon, Revolver Entertainment created a documentary entitled Robsessed, documenting his rise to fame and subsequent popularity.

It is rumoured that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are rekindling their romance after their difficult split. The former Twilight co-stars reportedly talk all the time via Skype and text despite being thousands of miles away from each other.

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14th August 2014 -

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31st July 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson has once again opened up about his relationship with ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart.Robert Pattinson was interviewed by Esquire magazineIn an interview exclusive to Esquire UK, the Harry Potter star Pattinson was asked about the...

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19th June 2014 -

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16th June 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson may be "homeless" but he still has the time to admire his close "friend" Katy Perry. However, as he is rumoured to be temporarily living with his ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart, how likely is...

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15th June 2014 -

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15th June 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson has denied that he is in talks to star in either an upcoming Star Wars spinoff or an Indiana Jones reboot. The British actor, who is best known for his roles as Cedric...

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14th June 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson needs a home!The British actor appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' this past Thursday (June 12th) and revealed that he is currently homeless."Last time you were here, you told me your living arrangements were...

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13th June 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson Talks Kristen Stewart And Where 'Twilight' Went Wrong

30th May 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson has spoken out about Kristen Stewart for the first time since their very high profile split. The pair called it quits in 2013 months after it was revealed that Stewart had been having...

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29th May 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson has yet again fuelled speculation over his relationship with ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart by suggesting that the two are still very much in contact. The 'Maps to the Stars' actor, who split from Kristen...

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29th May 2014 -

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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart first met on the set of 'Twilight' back in 2009, and their love grew stronger throughout all five instalments of the vampire film series.But in real-life their romance came to...

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19th May 2014 -

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Maps to the Stars has finally received its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and will compete in competition with nearly 20 other films for the top prize. Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska and...

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16th May 2014 -

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The stars of both Godzilla and X-men: Days of Future Past turned out for a pair of big premieres over the past week. Godzilla, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston, had its world...

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15th May 2014 -

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17th April 2014 -

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15th April 2014 -

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26th February 2014 -

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20th February 2014 -

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12th February 2014 -

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23rd January 2014 -

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Wileen Byroads

ROB OH ROB I'm sorry to tell you she is using the dogs to hang on to you! If you really aren't going to go back with her you need to cut the ties now and get over her! She will be dragging you down again! I said before she is untrustworthy and EVIL! If she wasn't she never would have hurt you so bad! You don't hurt the ones you love!

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