Robert Pattinson maintains a fearless pursuit of challenging roles, evolving with each new project and captivating global audiences with his transformative performances.
Pattinson currently stars in Josh and Benny Safdie’s Good Time. The film centers around “Constantine Nikas” who embarks on a journey through New York City’s underworld in a desperate attempt to get his brother out of jail. The film premiered at the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival to a six-minute standing ovation and critical praise. A24 released the film in the U.S. August 11, 2017.
He recently starred in James Gray’s The Lost City of Z opposite Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Tom Holland. The true-life drama follows British explorer Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. The film was released in the U.S. April 21, 2017.
Pattinson is currently in production on Claire Denis’ High Life. He recently wrapped production on David Zellner’s Damsel, starring alongside Mia Wasikowska.
In 2015, Pattinson appeared in Anton Corbijn’s Life, a film about the friendship between Life magazine photographer Dennis Stock, played by Pattinson, and James Dean, played by Dane Dehaan. He also starred in Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert opposite Nicole Kidman.
In 2014, he starred in David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars opposite Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore & John Cusack as well as with Guy Pierce in David Michôd’s The Rover. Both films premiered at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival.
Additional film credits include David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis; he also joined Francis Lawrence and costars Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz in bringing the New York Times bestselling novel Water For Elephants to the screen for Fox. Prior, he headlined the drama Remember Me, directed by Allen Coulter, appearing opposite Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper and Emilie De Ravin. Pattinson also starred in Bel Ami, a film based on the novel of the same name written by Guy de Maupassant in which he played a young journalist in Paris who betters himself through his connections to the city’s most glamorous and influential women, played by Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Ricci.
Pattinson gained industry notice at 19 years of age when he joined the Harry Potter franchise in Mike Newell‘s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, playing Cedric Diggory, Hogwarts’ official representative in the Triwizard Tournament. He is known for his portrayal of the vampire “Edward Cullen” in The Twilight Saga.
Pattinson began his professional career with a role in Uli Edel’s Sword of Xanten, opposite Sam West and Benno Furmann. He also appeared in director Oliver Irving’s How to Be, winner of the Slamdance Film Festival’s Special Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature. Pattinson played the lead role of Salvador Dali in Little Ashes, directed by Paul Morrison. His television credits include “The Haunted Airman” for the BBC.
As a member of the Barnes Theatre Group, Pattinson played the lead role in Thornton Wilder’s
“Our Town.” Other stage credits include Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” “Tess of the D’Urbevilles” and
“Macbeth” at the OSO Arts Centre.
He has been the face of Dior Homme’s fragrance since 2013 and is the face of Dior Homme ready-to-wear. Additionally, Pattinson is actively involved with the GO Campaign, an international charity organization improving the lives of orphans and vulnerable children around the world through local solutions. He was named as their first ambassador in 2015.