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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.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Why Robert Pattinson Nearly Got Thrown Out Of 'Twilight'


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It seems that Edward Cullen almost had a different face entirely as Robert Pattinson confesses he almost got himself fired from the 'Twilight' film series due to arguing with the whole production team and trying to take more control over the development of his character.

Robert Pattinson at the premiere of 'The Lost City of Z'Robert Pattinson at the premiere of 'The Lost City of Z'

Reflecting on his early acting career, the 31-year-old admits that he was a little too intense when it came to shooting the first 'Twilight' movie which was released in 2008. He fought with everyone from director Catherine Hardwicke to the author of the vampire novels Stephenie Meyer.

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Queen Of The Desert Trailer


Gertrude Bell was a formidably intelligent British woman from the late 19th century whose travels through expansive deserts in the Middle East helped establish modern society in countries such as Iraq and Jordan, and importantly cast an enormous amount of respect on women everywhere. She didn't care for behaving like British society expected women to behave, and she proved that she could be just as skilled in the likes of cartography, archeology and politics and refused to be treated any differently than her male peers. Even when she was threatened and accused of being a spy, she never backed down and her resilience and care towards Arabic peoples have left their mark in history.

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Robert Pattinson at the 'The Lost City of Z' premiere held at ArcLight Hollywood Theaters - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 6th April 2017

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Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson
Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson
Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson

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

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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
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 and Sienna Miller
Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller

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, Sienna Miller and Charlie Hunnam

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 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 Sees Parallels In Life


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Robert Pattinson takes on one of his most complex roles in Life, based on the real-life encounter between photographer Dennis Stock and actor James Dean in 1955. And he's been getting some of his best reviews yet.

Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan in 'Life'Robert Pattinson saw the other side of the camera in 'Life'

Intriguingly, Pattinson approached the story from a slightly different angle than the film's director, celebrity photographer Anton Corbijn. "Anton really thinks of it as a film about a photographer and photography," Pattinson says. "I've never been that interested in photography, but for me the whole thing was about the son. It's very rare to see a parent who doesn't love their kid. I thought that was fascinating. It's not like he doesn't care; it destroys him, but he's incapable of the empathy needed to love his child. He can't. He's just too obsessed with himself."

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Life Review

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Beautifully written and directed, this fact-based drama is an odd mixture of excellent acting and not-quite-right casting. Anton Corbijn clearly knows the subject, since he's a celebrity photographer making a movie about a celebrity photographer. But in this case, the subject of those photos is the elusively magnetic James Dean, a tricky person to recreate dramatically.

It's set in early 1955, as James Dean (Dane DeHaan) has just finished filming East of Eden and is hoping to land the lead role in Rebel Without a Cause. No one knows who he is yet, but freelance photographer Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson) has a feeling he could become a big star. When Dennis' agent (Joel Edgerton) lands a commission from Life magazine, Dennis follows James from Hollywood to New York and home to his Indiana farm. But James is evasive and mercurial, and it takes a lot of tenacity for Dennis to crack through his shell to get the shots he needs. Eventually they even become friends, inspiring each other to pursue their dreams on their own terms.

The plot is loose, focussing more on the internal journeys these two men take than on any constructed storyline. And the film switches back and forth between their perspectives, which kind of leaves it without a point of view. But this gives both Pattinson and DeHaan the space to create authentic and complex characters. Pattinson gives his most layered performance yet, especially in scenes involving Dennis' ex-wife and young son (Stella Schnabel and Jack Fulton). Meanwhile, DeHaan creates a character who's thoughtful and fascinating, haunted by his past relationships and unafraid to stand up to the Hollywood system in the form of mogul Jack Warner (a scene-chewing Ben Kingsley). The problem is that, despite a lot of subtle (and more obvious) physical touches, DeHaan never echoes Dean's wiry, hungry energy.

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Kristen Stewart Discusses Her First Kiss & Robert Pattinson Heartbreak


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Kristen Stewart’s first kiss was “horrible”, the 25-year-old actor revealed during a recent interview in which she discussed her latest film, Equals. Stewart’s character in Equals shares her first kiss with Nicholas Hoult’s character. During the interview, Stewart shared details of her own first kiss and it doesn’t sound like it was a very pleasant experience!

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart at the premiere of Equals at the TIFF in September 2015.

Read More: Jesse Eisenberg And Kristen Stewart Reunite For American Ultra.

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Robert Pattinson

Date of birth

13th May, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.85


Robert Pattinson Movies

Queen Of The Desert Trailer

Queen Of The Desert Trailer

Gertrude Bell was a formidably intelligent British woman from the late 19th century whose travels...

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...

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Life Trailer

Life Trailer

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

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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