Most of us know Robert Pattinson as the cool and handsome Edward Cullen of the New Moon and Twillight series. Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson is not just any ordinary man. He is an English actor, producer, model and a musician as well.
Rob, as most of his friends call him, confesses to have attended no acting school and attributes all the fame that acting has brought him to Barnes Theatre Club, as that’s where he discovered his talent at a young age.
When we talk fame, we could definitely use Robert Pattinson as its synonym. In 2009, at the age of 23, Pattinson was ranked as one of Hollywood’s most paid actors. Time Magazine named him among the top 100 most influential people in the world. In the same year, in Forbes Celebrity 100, he was ranked among the most powerful celebrities worldwide by Forbes.
Robert Pattinson's Bio
Robert Pattinson was born on May 13th 1986, to Richard and Clare Pattinson in London where he was also raised. Richard Pattinson worked as a vintage car importer while Clare Pattinson worked in a modeling agency. The third of Pattinson’s children, the road was cleared for him by the time he came by.
One of his two elder sisters is a singer and his mother was already in the modeling field. He went to Tower House School and then The Harrodian School when he was twelve. At this time, he had joined the Barnes Theatre Club, where his acting career was nurtured. With this club, he auditioned for a role in Guys and Dolls and as cast. He then went ahead and auditioned for Our Town where he played the role of George Gibbs. He also featured in Macbeth and Anything Goes after which he then began going for more professional roles.
Robert Pattinson's Modeling
When Robert was twelve, he also started modeling, almost the same time he got into acting. He is said to have had an androgynous look at that time which was the in thing in the modeling world then. At twelve, he was tall and looked like a girl, which got him in demand by many modeling agencies. As he grew older, masculine features set in and unfortunately, demand for him dwindled. He refers to his modeling career as the most unsuccessful.
Robert Pattinson's Movies
Despite his masculine features hindering his success in the modeling world, they are his biggest asset in his acting career. Robert Pattinson has had starring roles and minor roles in a number of movies.
He had a supporting role in the movie, Ring of the Nibelungs, a TV film in 2004. In 2005, his performance as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire earned him the title of ‘British Star of Tomorrow’ by The Times. In 2008, he starred in the film Twilight as Edward Cullen, which certainly took away the breath of viewers. After the success of the film, the twilight sequels were released in June 2010 where Pattinson still played the role of Edward Cullen. He also played in Little Ashes, How to Be, and The Summer House with the starring role in all of them.
As a producer, Pattinson produced and starred in the film Remember Me in 2010. He appeared in the Oprah Winfrey show and The Ellen DeGeneres show in May 2010, courtesy of the Twilight fame. He starred in the film Water for Elephants adapted from Sara Gruen’s novel. Pattison is set out to play the character of Geroges Duroy in a film adaptation that will be released in 2011.
Robert Pattinson's Singing
Robert Patterson is not only endowed with looks, he has amazing vocals too. He plays the guitar and the piano and composes music as well. The twilight soundtrack has two of its songs sung by him. ‘Never think’ and ‘let me sigh’ are sung by Pattinson.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart
It seems that acting did not get Rob just fame but love as well. Kristen Stewart, who plays the role of Bella in the Twilight series, is Rob’s girlfriend. Their relationship is rocked by the normal celebrity waves and storms and only time will tell. But whatever happens, Robert Pattinson will remain a darling in the celebrity world for quite a while!
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