Robert Pattinson Biography
Pattinson was born in London and lives in Barnes where he attended the Harrodian School. When first auditioning for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, he said he did sports such as skiing, snowboarding and soccer however in reality he prefers darts, cards, and pool. He plays the guitar and keyboard, and is in a band called Bad Girls. His sister is the singer Lizzy Pattinson.
He became involved in amateur theatre through the Barnes Theatre Club. After some backstage experience there, he took on acting roles. He caught the attention of an acting agent in a production of Tess of the D'Urbervilles, and began looking for professional roles.
Since then he has performed in an amateur version of Macbeth at the Old Sorting Office Arts Centre (also in West London), as well as trying his hand at modelling, for which he was sometimes credited as Robert Thomas-Pattinson.
He had supporting roles in the made for television film Ring of the Nibelungs (2004), and in director Mira Nair’s 2004 Vanity Fair, although his scenes in the latter were deleted, and only appear on the DVD version.
He was slated to appear in a stage production of The Woman Before in May 2005, but was fired shortly before the opening night. He was replaced by Tom Riley.
In late 2005, Pattinson appeared as the character Cedric Diggory in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Consequently, he was named that year's British Star of Tomorrow by Times Online and has more than once been touted as the next Jude Law, and was considered for the 2007 membership list for The Coterie as an honorary member.. He names Jack Nicholson as his acting inspiration. He is sometimes credited as Robert Thomas-Pattinson.
He has a role in the as-yet unreleased short film The Summer House, and the films How To Be, and Ashes (in which he plays Salvador Dali). He is attached to star in vampire film After Dark. He appears advertising campaign for Hackett's Autumn 2007 collection.
On December 11th, 2007, Summit Entertainment announced that Pattinson will play Edward Cullen in the upcoming movie Twilight based on Stephenie Meyer's bestselling vampire/human romance of the same name.
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NOT, just another fan! | Reviewer: Gracie | 3/31/12
Hello Robert, I am Gracie and here is some information about me:
10 years old-5th grade-girl-Charlotte, NC
Ok I know thats not a lot of information but i'm not so sure this is you either. My grandmother is obssessed with you and literally went to see Eclipse in the theaters 15 times! I may be just another fan to you, but you are my favorite celebrity in the universe. Your songs are very camlming and I hope one day I get to meet you.
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