Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson (born 13 May 1986) is an English actor, model, musician, and producer. Born and raised in London, Pattinson started out his career by playing the role of Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
His mother, Clare, worked for a modelling agency, and his father, Richard, imported vintage cars from the U.S.Pattinson has two elder sisters, singer Lizzy Pattinson, and Victoria Pattinson.Growing up in the Barnes suburb of London, he attended Tower House School until he was 12, and then the Harrodian School. He became involved in amateur theatre at the Barnes Theatre Company. He auditioned and was cast in a small role in Guys and Dolls. He next auditioned for Thornton Wilder’s Our Town and was cast as George Gibbs. He also played in Anything Goes and Macbeth.
Pattinson gained industry notice at 19 years of age when he joined the Harry Potter franchise in Mike Newell‘s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, playing Cedric Diggory, Hogwarts’ official representative in the Triwizard Tournament.
Pattinson was named one of the “Sexiest Men Alive” in 2008 and 2009 by People magazine. In 2009, he was also named the “Sexiest Man Alive” by Glamour. Ask Men named Pattinson as one of the top 49 most influential men of 2009. In 2009, Vanity Fair named Pattinson “the most handsome man in the world” along with Angelina Jolie as the most beautiful woman in the world.
He was named one of Vanity Fair‘s “Top Hollywood Earners of 2009” with estimated earnings of $18 million in 2009.
In December 2009, Pattinson autographed a guitar to be auctioned off for charity. He also volunteered for the Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief in January 2010.
GQ and Glamour both named him the “Best Dressed Man” of 2010, with GQ stating, “Extremely elegant and inspiring, the true essence of a contemporary man.” In 2010, People also listed Pattinson in their “World’s Most Beautiful” issue.
Robert Pattinson’s Filmography
???? Good Time
2017 The Trap
2016 The Lost City of Z
2015 The Childhood of a Leader
2014 Queen of the Desert
2014 Maps to the Stars
2014 The Rover
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2
2012 Bel Ami
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
2011 Water for Elephants
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
2010 Remember Me
2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon
2009 The Summer House
2008 Little Ashes
2008 How to Be
2007 The Bad Mother’s Handbook
2006 The Haunted Airman
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
2004 Curse of the Ring
2004 Vanity Fair (uncredited)