Robert Pattinson

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: British

Born: May 13, 1986 (29)

British actor Robert Pattinson first came to attention with a minor role in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, but became a global heartthrob after winning the role of Edward in the big-screen adaptations of the beloved Twilight book series.

His role in the vampire romance has earned him mass adoration, made him one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, and led to a real-life romance with his on-screen lover Kristen Stewart.

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