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Robert Pattinson (born 13.5.1986) is an English actor and model, best known for his roles in the Harry Potter and Twilight series of films.

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.

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.

Personal Life: 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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Charlie Hunnam's Odd On Set Relationship With Robert Pattinson


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Having recently completed filming on 'The Lost City Of Z' with co-stars Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam has opened up about the way he and his fellow actors worked on the movie's set. Though his relationship with Miller seems the standard type of kinship actors share when they're working together, his time with Pattinson (and to some extent, Holland) was a little stranger.

Charlie Hunnam in 'The Lost City Of Z'Charlie Hunnam in 'The Lost City Of Z'

He said: "I had a couple of rehearsal sessions with Sienna, but I didn't spend any time with Tom or Robert. I wanted these relationships to evolve naturally on screen. Through the work, I don't think I said more than ten words to Robert [Pattinson] off camera.

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The Lost City Of Z Review

Good

Based on a true story, it's the historical aspect of these events that holds the attention, even though the filmmakers kind of let the drama slip through their fingers. It's an impressively designed film, with vivid characters and some rather amazing situations. But the script's structure is too fragmented to build the story's momentum.

It opens in 1906 London, where Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) is assigned to accompany a geographical expedition to the jungles on the border of Bolivia and Brazil. While there accompanied by the intrepid Costin (Robert Pattinson), he discovers signs of a massive ancient city, which he names Z, the ultimate human achievement. Back in England, he reacquaints himself with his fiercely independent wife Nina (Sienna Miller) and plans a return trip with Costin and wealthy benefactor Murray (Angus Macfadyen) to find this lost pre-European civilisation. But Murray causes so many problems that they return empty-handed. The outbreak of the Great War delays Percy from going back to South America, so he heads off to the front to fight. Later, he organises a final expedition to find Z, accompanied by his now-adult son Jack (Tom Holland).

The screenplay has simplified Percy's attempts to find Z (he actually travelled to Brazil around 10 times). But the three trips depicted here begin to feel oddly repetitive, broken up by scenes of impatient domesticity in Britain. All of these sequences are sharply well shot and played, but the overall impact is lessened by all of the travelling back and forth. And many of the long sequences back in Europe feel like asides to the main story of Percy's all-consuming obsession with finding this ancient city, which we now know exists. Hunnam is terrific in the role, with his cut-glass accent and stiff upper lip even in the face of impending doom. He's likeable and passionate, and his scenes with the superb Miller sparkle. Patterson and Macfadyen add some texture as loyal and obnoxious colleagues, respectively. And Holland's quiet charisma very nearly steals the show.

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The Lost City Of Z Trailer and Clip Trailer


Colonel Percy Fawcett is an ambitious British explorer who, come 1925, plans to take a long trip into the Amazon rainforest to uncover an ancient lost civilisation that he names 'Z'. He expects to find ruins and treasure, possibly even remnants from the legendary El Dorado, but it seems an impossible task to get the backing of the respected scientists of the day who can't possibly conceive that a civilisation perhaps more advanced than our own could exist amongst the native tribes they perceive as savages. His wife seems to be the only one who supports his mission, as well as his son Jack and another friend who agree to accompany him on the voyage. Unfortunately, this will be the trio's last trip, as they are subsequently never seen in England again.

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Kristen Stewart Reflects On Robert Pattinson Relationship


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Kristen Stewart has opened up about the significance of her relationship with her former Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson and why she decided to come out publicly last year.

The 26 year old star, who recently made her debut as host of ‘Saturday Night Live’ and joked that she was “like, so gay”, officially revealed her relationship with on/off girlfriend Alicia Cargile to Elle last summer. However, Stewart dated 30 year old Pattinson for a few years, splitting in 2013 in acrimonious circumstances.

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart with Robert Pattinson back in 2012

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Robert Pattinson Sienna Miller and Charlie Hunnam at the Lost City of Z UK Premiere held at The British Museum, London, United Kingdom - Thursday 16th February 2017

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Fka Twigs and Robert Pattinson
Fka Twigs and Robert Pattinson
Fka Twigs and Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Charlie Hunnam and James Gray

Robert Pattinson attending the press conference for 'The Lost City of Z' during the 67th Berlin International Film Festival held at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin, Germany. - Tuesday 14th February 2017

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Robert Pattinson seen alone and with co-stars Charlie Hunnam and Sienna Miller at the photocall for 'The Lost City of Z' during the 67th Berlin International Film Festival held at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin, Germany. - Tuesday 14th February 2017

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Robert Pattinson, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and James Gray
Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller and Charlie Hunnam

Lost City Of Z - Teaser Trailer


In 1925, a British explorer named Colonel Percy Fawcett disappeared in the Amazon rainforest with his son Jack and one of Jack's friends. He was on the search for an ancient lost city he dubbed 'Z', rumoured to hold never before noted ruins and possibly the remains of El Dorado. He was also on the way to discover to another location in the Mato Grosso region of Brazil, which was talked of in an old manuscript he found at a library in Rio de Janeiro. However, whether or not his journey was completed remains unknown, because neither he not his companions returned from the expedition. To this day, his death remains a mystery. Many have claimed that he was killed by tribal natives in the region, others that they died after falling ill, and one story even claims he spent the rest of his days as the leader of a tribe of cannibals.

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Robert Pattinson at the 10th Annual GO Campaign Gala held at Manuela, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 5th November 2016

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Robert Pattinson and Ewan Mcgregor

Robert Pattinson at the 54th New York Film Festival premiere of 'The Lost City Of Z', New York, United States - Saturday 15th October 2016

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Kristen Stewart Says Relationship With Robert Pattinson Was More Like A 'Product' Than Real Life


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Kristen Stewart has opened up about her relationship with Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson, describing it as becoming like a “product”. The two actors began dating quietly in 2008, but by the time they split in 2014 they had become one of Hollywood’s most high profile couples, something which Stewart didn't enjoy.

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart says her relationship with Robert Pattinson “wasn’t real life anymore”

“People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,” she told the New York Times’ Style magazine. "It wasn’t real life anymore. And that was gross to me.

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The Childhood Of A Leader Review

Very Good

Bold and intelligent, this dark drama is a challenging portrait of the making of an authoritarian dictator. A blending of fact and fiction, this award-winning film has a remarkably visual sensibility thanks to actor-turned-director Brady Corbet and his intense cast. It's a bit relentless in its murky atmosphere, but there are flashes of genius all the way through.

The story opens in 1918 Paris, where an American diplomat (Game of Thrones' Liam Cunningham) is knee-deep in negotiations that will lead to the Treaty of Versailles. His wife (The Artist's Berenice Bejo) and pre-teen son Prescott (Tom Sweet) are rattling around their country house waiting for him to come home, and there's also a loyal maid (Yolande Moreau) and an observant nanny (Stacy Martin). But Prescott is a handful, refusing to cut his hair and challenging everyone around him by throwing a series of epic tantrums. With his father busy with work, his mother is so lonely that she turns to family friend Charles (Robert Pattinson) for company. And it doesn't help that the maid indulges Prescott's every whim, leaving the nanny unable to control him.

Where all of this goes is elusive and complex, hinting at a variety of secret activities happening just out of reach. Since everything is depicted through Prescott's immature perspective, the film's plot feels suggestive and seemingly irrational, and yet there's a driving sense of logic to it as well. And by mixing in newsreel footage to root everything into this pivotal point of history, Corbet offers haunting echoes of the young lives of populist tyrants like Hitler and Mussolini (and maybe Donald Trump). All of this allows the cast to dig deeply into their roles, offering a glimpse beneath the surface at every step. At the centre, the remarkable young Sweet is fierce and also fragile, eerily likeable even as he behaves so monstrously. Meanwhile, Bejo's helpless sensitivity is cleverly contrasted with Cunningham's distance.

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Kristen Stewart: First Love Is An "Intense, Overwhelming Feeling"


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Kristen Stewart has been reminiscing about the experience of falling in love for the first time, describing it as an “intense, overwhelming” feeling. The 26-year-old was previously in a high-profile relationship with her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson which ended in 2014, two years after the actress was caught in an embrace with Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders.

Kristen StewartStewart at the premiere of Equals.

In her new film Equals, Stewart and Nicholas Hoult play co-workers who fall in love while living in a futuristic society where emotions have been outlawed. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight about the film Stewart said: "I read the script and I was just like, 'This is going to suck and hurt to think about.’”

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From Vamp To Vogue: Robert Pattinson Branches Out Into Fashion


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Robert Pattinson has always had an air of style about him, and now he's decided to make a career move in that direction as he confesses that he's currently working on his own clothing line with Dior as well as his acting work. 

Robert Pattinson and FKA TwigsAre Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs Hollywood's most stylish young couple?

The actor opened up about his new project in an interview with Numéro magazine, revealing that it is an expansion of his deal with Dior with whom he's been working as the face of Dior Homme fragrance since 2013. 

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Robert Pattinson Hits Out At Racist 'Demons' Who Target Girlfriend FKA Twigs


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Twilight star Robert Pattinson has spoken about the racist abuse girlfriend FKA Twigs has suffered online since the couple went public with their relationship last year. Pattinson said those who send negative comments are not ‘normal people’ and instead described them as ‘demons who live in basements’.

Robert Pattinson and FKA TwigsRobert Pattinson has spoken out about the racist hate girlfriend FKA Twigs has received.

Speaking to NME about the abuse his girlfriend receives online Pattinson said, "I was talking to my dad about this and I bet him that if he looked up Nelson Mandela's funeral on YouTube, the first comment would be a racist one. And it was, with like a million up votes.”

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Robert Pattinson

Date of birth

13th May, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.85


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The Lost City of Z Movie Review

The Lost City of Z Movie Review

Based on a true story, it's the historical aspect of these events that holds the...

The Lost City Of Z Trailer and Clip Trailer

The Lost City Of Z Trailer and Clip Trailer

Colonel Percy Fawcett is an ambitious British explorer who, come 1925, plans to take a...

Lost City Of Z - Teaser Trailer

Lost City Of Z - Teaser Trailer

In 1925, a British explorer named Colonel Percy Fawcett disappeared in the Amazon rainforest with...

The Childhood of a Leader Movie Review

The Childhood of a Leader Movie Review

Bold and intelligent, this dark drama is a challenging portrait of the making of an...

Life Movie Review

Life Movie Review

Beautifully written and directed, this fact-based drama is an odd mixture of excellent acting and...

Life Trailer

Life Trailer

James Dean is a rising superstar; handsome, slick, smart and mild-mannered, and yet rebellious with...

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Maps to the Stars Movie Review

Maps to the Stars Movie Review

As it explores Hollywood's inbred underbelly, this film becomes increasingly deranged and also rather dark...

The Rover Movie Review

The Rover Movie Review

While this atmospheric Australian Outback thriller has plenty of edgy action, it's also meandering and...

Maps To The Stars Trailer

Maps To The Stars Trailer

Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore) is an actress struggling with her insecurities and desperate to reprise...

Rover Trailer

Rover Trailer

'The Rover', directed by award winning director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom), is a dystopian crime...

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Movie Review

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Movie Review

With a flurry of bonkers action and cross-species bonding, The Twilight Saga surges to a...

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Trailer

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Trailer

Not long since the harrowing and almost fatal birth of their daughter Renesmee, newly born...

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In a luxury stretched limousine on the way to get a haircut from his father's...

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