Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson is an English actor. He started his film career by playing Cedric Diggory in the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He went on to star as Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels. In 2010, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
About Robert Pattinson in brief
Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson is an English actor. He started his film career by playing Cedric Diggory in the fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He went on to star as Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels. Pattinson eschewed roles in big-budget films in favour of independent productions helmed by auteurs. In addition to acting, Pattinson writes and plays music, and has sung on several movie soundtracks. He is the face of Dior Homme fragrance and supports several charities, including the GO Campaign. In 2010, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and he was featured in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. He used to share a flat in London’s Soho with fellow actor and good friend Tom Sturridge. He counts Jack Nicholson, Marlon Brando and Jean-Paul Belmondo among his acting idols. He attended Tower House School, from which, aged 12, he was expelled for shoplifting adult magazines at a post office shop and selling them later to his male classmates. He had supporting roles in the German made-for-television film Ring of the Nibelungs in 2004, and in director Mira Nair’s costume drama Vanity Fair, although his scenes in the latter were deleted and only appear on the DVD version. On February 19, 2007, he appeared in a best-off television drama based on the psychological thriller, The Airman.
He earned favourable reviews for his performance as the airman, with one saying that he played the title with a “perfect combination of youthful terror and world weary cynicism” For this role he was once hailed as more than “the next Jude Law” by The Times. He was named that year’s \”British Star of Tomorrow\” by The New York Times and had been hailed more than once as ‘the next more than ‘Jude Law’ by The Daily Mail and The Guardian. He has a son with actress Cara Delevingne, and a daughter with actor David Walliams. He lives in London with his wife and two children. He and his wife have three children, a daughter and a son-in-law, both of whom live in New York City. They have a son, James, who was born in 2011. He also has a daughter, Charlotte, who lives in Los Angeles with her mother. He recently moved to New York to live with his father and step-mother, who live in LA with her husband and two daughters. He plans to move back to London in the summer of 2015. He currently lives with his parents in London and has a wife and three children in the United States, with whom he has two step-daughters. He works as a motivational speaker and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and The Dark Knight Rises. He previously worked as a photo model for British fashion brands and magazines.