Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born on May 13, 1986 in London England. åÊPattinson loves to play the guitar and piano, is a big comic book fan, and was on United Kingdom’s GQ best dressed male in 2009. åÊThe actor splits his time between London and Los Angeles.
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Pattinson began acting in amateur plays with the Barnes Theatre Company. åÊIn 2004 he acquired a part in the TV filmåÊCurse of the Ring.åÊHowever it was Pattinson’s role as Cedric Diggory, champion for Hogwarts in the Triwizard tournament, in the 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireåÊthat was the actor’s big break. åÊTo get the part of the athletic champion, the actor fibbed a little about his love sports claiming later he was actually more a fan of pool or darts – games played in the pub indoors. åÊThe break came after the actor met Mike Newell. åÊIn 2008, when he was only 22 years old Pattinson beat out 3,000 other hopefuls for the part of Edward Cullen in theåÊTwilight movie saga. åÊDuring the filming ofåÊTwilightåÊPattinson had to learn to drive to enact scenes for his character so he was placed in a 10-week driving crash course. åÊWhile Pattinson played Cedric Diggory inåÊGoblet of Fire he had to learn to scuba dive for the underwater scenes meaning that Pattinson both learned to drive and learned scuba diving on set.
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Pattinson was paid $2 million for his lead inåÊTwilight and $12 million foråÊNew Moon. åÊFor his role inåÊBreaking Dawn – Part 1 & Part IIåÊPattinson received $12.5 million for each film plus 7.5% of the gross. åÊWith his wealth ironically enough Pattinson has bought normal cars on the classified website Craigslist – specifically a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck which the actor acquired for $2,500 in an ordinary transaction he showed up for himself. åÊPattinson is also seen driving a 1963 restored Chevy Nova muscle car. åÊPattinson formerly owned the Seyler House in Los Feliz. åÊThe house is gorgeous and was previously owned by Noah Wylie and Tim Curry. åÊIt features a lagoon pool and an ampitheater. åÊAfter splitting withåÊTwilightåÊco-star Kristen Stewart, the actor decided to sell the home to get a fresh start. åÊFor a while he rented a French Mediterranean style home in the same gated community where Gwen Stefani, Hilary Duff, and Britney Spears live. åÊThe five bedroom house was once owned by Lisa Marie Presley. åÊNo idea how much Pattinson was renting it for but previous reports state that it was previously rented out to Cate Blanchette, Shaq, and Pete Sampras for $15,000 a month. åÊThe new rental is 5 bedrooms, six bathrooms, comes with a library, an oak sports bar, a pool and a spa. It also features marble floors in the entrance way, a spiral staircase with heavy wrought iron railings, and special guard dog that keeps out vampire ex girlfriends. åÊJust kidding!