Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Robert Pattinson Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson
Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • At age 12, began modeling in London
  • Before he found success with acting, he wanted to be a musician
  • While filming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), he kept a journal that he wrote in obsessively
  • Sang in songs that were featured on the Twilight (2008) and How To Be (2008) soundtracks
  • Named the Best Dressed Man by both GQ and Glamour magazines in 2010
  • Frequently works with the GO Campaign (which raises money for orphans and vulnerable children), and often participates in fund-raisers for the organization

Awards

  • 2020Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated
  • 2018Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated
  • 2014AACTA Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2011People's Choice Awards-Favorite On-Screen Team: winner
  • 2010People's Choice Awards-Favorite On-Screen Team: winner

Relationships