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Also Known As: Rob Pattinson, Robert Thomas-Pattinson Died:
Born: May 13, 1986 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actor, model

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In the tried and true nature of all movie magic moments in time, it took only one film to turn Robert Pattinson from unknown featured player to the idol of millions of women of all ages around the globe. The British actor, who prior to 2008 was best known as the doomed Cedric Diggory in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005), was cast as Edward Cullen, the romantic vampire hero of "Twilight" (2008). The news of the casting sent shockwaves through the young adult community that worshiped the novels by Stephanie Meyer on which the film was based, and who quickly elevated Pattinson to favored pin-up status. The buzz around Pattinson seemed to solidify what the British press had ordained him in 2005 - a "Star of Tomorrow." Of course, he tried to branch out with a turn as surrealist painter Salvador Dali in "Little Ashes" (2009), but the Twi-hard masses largely ignored it in favor of him reprising Edward in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" (2009), "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" (2010) and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" (2011). In between, Pattinson strove to separate himself further with turns in the romantic drama "Remember Me" (2010) and "Water for Elephants" (2011), but remained...

In the tried and true nature of all movie magic moments in time, it took only one film to turn Robert Pattinson from unknown featured player to the idol of millions of women of all ages around the globe. The British actor, who prior to 2008 was best known as the doomed Cedric Diggory in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005), was cast as Edward Cullen, the romantic vampire hero of "Twilight" (2008). The news of the casting sent shockwaves through the young adult community that worshiped the novels by Stephanie Meyer on which the film was based, and who quickly elevated Pattinson to favored pin-up status. The buzz around Pattinson seemed to solidify what the British press had ordained him in 2005 - a "Star of Tomorrow." Of course, he tried to branch out with a turn as surrealist painter Salvador Dali in "Little Ashes" (2009), but the Twi-hard masses largely ignored it in favor of him reprising Edward in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" (2009), "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" (2010) and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" (2011). In between, Pattinson strove to separate himself further with turns in the romantic drama "Remember Me" (2010) and "Water for Elephants" (2011), but remained inextricably entwined in "Twilight" for better or worse during the early part of his career.

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 Rover, The (2014)
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 Bel Ami (2011)
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 Remember Me (2010)
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Began acting in amateur plays with the Barnes Theatre Company
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Appeared in a production of "Macbeth" at the Old Sorting Office Arts Centre in South West London
2004:
First TV appearance, a supporting role in the German miniseries "Ring of the Nibelungs" (aired on the Sci Fi Channel in 2006)
2004:
Made feature acting debut in director Mira Nair's "Vanity Fair" (scenes were deleted, but appeared on the DVD version)
2005:
Fired shortly before the opening night of the U.K. premiere of "The Woman Before" and replaced by Tom Riley
2005:
Cast as wizarding champ Cedric Diggory in the Mike Newell directed "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
2008:
Landed breakthrough role as vampire Edward Cullen in the feature adaption of Stephenie Meyer's bestselling novel <i>Twilight</i>
2009:
Portrayed surrealist painter Salvador Dali in "Little Ashes"
2009:
Reprised the role of Edward Cullen in the sequel "The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
2010:
Co-starred with Emilie de Ravin in the romantic drama "Remember Me"
2010:
Reprised the role of Edward Cullen opposite Kristen Stewart in "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
2011:
Portrayed Jacob Jankowski opposite Reese Witherspoon in the film adaptation of Sara Gruen's novel <i>Water for Elephants</i>
2011:
Reprised the role of Edward in Bill Condon directed "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn ¿ Part 1"
2012:
Played lead role in the Parisian-set period drama "Bel Ami," based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant
2012:
Starred in David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis"
2012:
Reprised role in franchise's final film "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn ¿ Part 2," also directed by Bill Condon
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