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Robert Pattinson's Biography

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Robert Pattinson was born on May 13, 1986, in London. He studied at the private schools Tower House and Harrodian School.

He had various stage roles and a couple of film credits before he was cast as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in 2005. He also appeared as Diggory in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Before acting in the Harry Potter films, Robert Pattinson had not read any of the books.

Robert Pattinson's major breakthrough, however, was still to come, when he was cast as vampire Edward Cullen in the hugely successful Twilight films based on Stephenie Meyer's books.

Pattinson, who played in a band called Bad Girls, run by his first girlfriend's future boyfriend, also had a couple of songs on the Twilight soundtrack.

His other credits include playing a young Salvador Dali in Little Ashes.

In 2010 Robert Pattinson was cast as the lead character Georges Duroy in Bel Ami.

It was reported in February 2010 that Pattinson was dating his Twilight co-star Kristen Stewart.

According to the BBC who listed him as one of the Faces of 2009 Pattinson's fans call themselves "Robsessed".

In January 2010 Robert Pattinson topped GQ's best-dressed list.

He was also the face of Dior Homme.

In 2015 Robert Pattinson got engaged to FKA Twigs.

In the Sunday Times Rich List in 2016, his net worth was estimated at £65 million.

In 2020 Pattinson played Neil in Christopher Nolan's film Tenet. His co-stars included, Kenneth Branagh and Elizabeth Debicki.

He was also set to take over from Ben Affleck as the next actor to play Batman, however it was reported in September 2020, that production on the film had been halted as Robert Pattinson had tested positive for Covid-19.

In November 2023, it was revealed that Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse were expecting their first baby.

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