Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson born on 13 May 1986 is an English actor, producer, model, and musician. He was born in London to father Richard who imported vintage cars from the United States, and his mother, Clare worked for a modelling agency. From young age he was involved in amateur theater, later on he auditioned in the musical Guys and Dolls and was able to grasp a small role, next he starred as George Gibbs in the meta theatrical three-act play written by American playwright Thornton Wilder. After years of performing in t theaters he was in search of more professional roles.
In late 2005 he appeared as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The following year he landed in the psychological thriller movie The Haunted Airman, first aired on BBC Four, he played as young pilot RAF Flight Lieutenant Toby Jugg suffers a serious spinal wound during a bombing raid on the city of Dresden. For the role he received positive review. On 19 February 2007, he appeared in a supporting role in a one-off television drama based on the best-selling novel by Kate Long, The Bad Mother’s Handbook.
In 2008 he starred as Edward Cullen in the movie Twilight based on Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling novel. He is best known for his role in Twilight. He reprised his role as Edward Cullen in the other Twilight sequel The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012).
In 2008 he starred in a was a low-budget comedy drama How to Be, received mixed reviews. On 10 November 2009, Revolver Entertainment released the DVD Robsessed, a documentary which details Pattinson’s life and popularity. He appeared in 2010 movie Remember Me which was executively produced by him. The movie received mixed reviews.
In 2011 he stared as Jacob Jankowski in Water for Elephants movie adapted from novel. Though the movie received mixed reviews but Pattison’s performance was praised.In 2014 he starred in the The Rover and Maps to the Stars and both of teh movies had their premieres at 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
In late 2015 he apperaed in the Brady Corbet’s directorial debut film The Childhood of a Leader, alongside Bérénice Bejo and Stacy Martin. In 2016, he appeared in Paramount Pictures and Plan B Entertainment’s adaptation of The Lost City of Z, directed by James Gray.
As of 2017 he will star alongside Sylvester Stallone and Rachel Weisz in Olivier Assayas’s Idol’s Eye will appear as an astronaut in Claire Denis’s Scifi film High Life and will also star in by Joanna Hogg’s two-part romantic mystery films titled The Souvenir.
In 2008, Pattinson became romantically linked to co-star Kristen Stewart. The couple split in 2012. In September 2014, Pattinson started dating singer FKA Twigs. As of April 2015, they are engaged.