Robert Pattinson – British actor and musician
Robert Pattinson is a famous British actor, model and musician. His full name is Robert Thomas Pattinson but friends call him Rob.
Robert was born on May 13, 1986 in London, England. At the age of 12 he began working as a model. Rob said that success came to him at that age, because he was “quite tall and looked like a girl.” He worked for the modeling agency South China Morning Post Magazine. Robert has two older sisters – Victoria and Lizzy. Lizzy is singer-songwriter, she performed backing vocals for a number of soundtracks for the film Twilight: Breaking Dawn. Victoria, on the contrary, is far from show business, she is engaged in politics, but sometimes appears on the red carpet to support her younger brother.
Robert played in the company of London’s Barnes Theatre. His professional career began after a leading role in the play Tess of the d’Urbervilles based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.
In 2003, he received a role in the first film project Ring of the Nibelungs directed by Uli Edel.
His first major role was the role of Reese Witherspoon’s son in Vanity Fair, but his scenes were eventually cut from the film. It was a strange casting because Robert was only 10 years older than Reese. Later, he played her lover in the film Water for Elephants.
In 2005 Pattinson played Cedric Diggory in a fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The actor wasn’t a great Harry Potter fan when he was offered the part. Like Cedric Diggory, Robert is a good sportsman and takes part in everything from football and athletics to skiing and snowboarding. For the diving scenes in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire he learned to scuba dive.
In 2006 Robert starred in two films: Chris Durlahera’s war drama The Haunted Airman and Robin Sheppard’s comedy The Bad Mother’s Handbook.
In 2008 he played in Oliver Irving’s film How to Be. In Paul Morrison’s film Little Ashes he played young Salvador Dali. In the same year he played in the short film Summer House.
His star role was in the Twilight saga. The song Let Me Sign from the movie Twilight he wrote and sang himself.
In 2009, he was awarded the title of The Most Handsome Man. In 2008 and 2009 and 2010 he was among the most beautiful people.
In 2010 the actor became an executive producer of the film Remember Me.
Pattinson is an influential and important man. In 2010, he was included in a list of 100 “most influential people in the world” by People magazine. And according to Forbes the actor is among the 100 most popular celebrities.
– Pattinson was expelled from a private English Tower House School when he was 12, but he refused to explain why he was expelled. Then he was transferred to The Harrodian School.
– In 2011 Robert said that his favorite TV shows are Minute to Win It and America’s Dumbest Criminals.
– Robert is fond of music. He can sing, play the guitar and the piano.
– Robert plays in the band Bad Girl. Their music is something “rock ‘n’ roll in the style of Led Zeppelin.”
– His favorite actor is Jack Nicholson.
– One of his favorite football teams is Arsenal.
– His wax figures are in Madame Tussaud’s in London and New York.