We’ve all been there. That moment when you see a celebrity and you think to yourself, “Wow, they’re just so…ordinary.” For most of us, that moment quickly evolves into, “Oh, wow, they’re just so…human.”
What if we told you that this sentiment is not only applicable to celebrities but to all kinds of famous people? That there is, in fact, a type of person who is considered “famous for being famous”?
Meet Robert Pattinson. He is arguably one of the most famous actors of our time. But what if we told you that he is much more than just a celebrity? That there is a lot more to this fascinating story.
Take a look at the galleries below. They contain some of the most exquisite images imaginable. But what is their origin? Why are these pictures so special?
Let’s take a look.
Pattinson was born on July 23, 1986 in London, England. He has, thus far, kept a fairly low profile. Mostly, he has stayed out of the spotlight and basked in the glory that is R.Pattinson. He began acting at the age of three. His first role was in a TV movie, which was followed by appearances in various short films and music videos. He attended the prestigious Southhampton School, where he worked with renowned acting teacher Peter Brook. After finishing his formal education, he moved to Los Angeles to further his acting career. There, he attended Los Angeles City College and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
While at UCLA, Pattinson was the president of the university’s Actors’ Equity Association. He also served as the co-chair of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Actors’ Equity Association. Between 2009 and 2011, he appeared in four movies: Two Brides, The Boat Trip, Dorothea, and The Walking Dead. The first three are horror films, while the fourth is a drama about zombies.
After a four-year hiatus, Pattinson returned to the big screen with two wildly popular movies: The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games. He played Edward Cullen in the first film, which revolved around a love triangle between Bella, Victoria, and Edward. In the second film, he starred as District 12’s tribute, tGilliam. He is also well known for playing the role of Quentin Tarantulinu in the Quentin Tarantulinu film. It was released in 2019 and is available on Netflix.
His next major project will be the Gucci film, which is due to be released in September 2021. Based on the bestselling book, The Gucci Suit: How to Dress Well for Less, the film will revolve around Andrea (played by Sophia Loren) and a fashion detective (played by John Malkovich) who work together to solve a fashion crime. The film is directed by Claudio Filippini and is set for release on September 10, 2021. Additionally, he has a role in the upcoming Netflix comedy series, Lola vs. Lucoa, which is due to be released in May 2021.
After playing opposite each other in The Twilight Saga, Pattinson and Robert Zemeckis teamed up to form the production company, Smoke / Signal. Together, they developed and launched the first of what will be many wellness resorts in Bali, Indonesia. It is located on the Island of Bali and is called Imāe Beach. The property opened in January 2020 and features 6 villas. Its mission is to “bring people together to inspire, motivate, and educate them on a more conscious lifestyle,” according to the website.
Wellness is also one of the focal points of Zemeckis’ newest film, Where do we go now?. The film takes place in the future, and its plot revolves around a young man who is struggling with his identity. In addition to being a filmmaker, Zemeckis is also an entrepreneur who owns a production company called ImageMovers. With Smoke / Signal and ImageMovers, he recently acquired the international television rights to Louisa May Alcott’s beloved Little Women. The series will premiere in 2021 on his company’s streaming service, Greenmangus.
Pattinson rarely grants interviews, but he did so to promote his upcoming movie, Where do we go now? He talked about a number of topics including his passion for painting, the pressure of being typecast, and how he feels about being labeled a romantic actor. His most recent painting, The Scream, is included in the galleries below. It is a reflection of how he feels about the current state of the world. He told Vanity Fair, “I think it’s a comment on how humanity feels at this moment.”
Pattinson, who has been dating model and musician Emily Woodroffe for three years, had talked about starting a family. Asked if he would like to have children, he responded, “I’m really not answering personal questions.”
Romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, in which he plays a widower who must juggle dating and parenthood, is set for release on May 20, 2021. In the movie, he plays Jack, a man who is looking for love again. When he finally meets the woman of his dreams, he finds out that she is now married to someone else. Jack becomes determined to win her heart. He does this by engaging in a variety of humorous situations, which are all quite memorable. He also has a supporting role in the upcoming Netflix film, Summer Camp, which is due for release on June 25, 2021.
The Art Collection
Pattinson is a self-described “collector” and “archaeologist” of modern art. He has bought and sold works by leading artists including Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Most notably, he purchased Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Double Moon” for an undisclosed amount of money. He then sold it to Richard Branson for £17.7 million, which is over $25 million Australian.
Why Robert Pattinson Is Still So Hot
This will likely come as a surprise to many of you: Despite his seemingly perfect Instagram profile and his Hollywood status, this is a man who still has a large number of fans. Why is that?
Perhaps it is because he offers a glimpse into a more romantic side that rarely gets seen in films. He has a way of looking into the camera with such an open and loving gaze that it invites the viewer into his romantic world. This is a man who clearly adores his partner and enjoys expressing that love in tangible ways. It is a quality that makes him relatable and accessible to moviegoers worldwide.
Pattinson fans have made the “I love you, Robert” meme into a global phenomenon. The phrase has even been printed on T-shirts and coffee mugs.
It would seem that despite all the ups and downs of fame, fortune, and romance, Pattinson has managed to stay true to himself and forge a comfortable niche for himself in the entertainment industry. It is a quality that has helped him maintain his appeal and keep fans interested in what he has to say. It also seems to be something that his partners and admirers value about him as well. If you are someone who feels that the world could use more love and less turmoil, then you might just find that Robert Pattinson provides the answer you are looking for. Or, at least, provides one final resting place for your heart.