With the upcoming release of her new movie, The Lost Wife, Robin Pattinson will be reprising her role as the iconic Amber Valentine. Fans and new viewers may wonder, who is Robin Pattinson and what do we know about her filmography?

Robin Pattinson was born in London, England and began her acting career at the age of three. She soon became a familiar face on the small screen and in films such as The Lost Wife, it will be evident that she is a natural talent who has grown up alongside her role as Amber Valentine. Her father is the well-known author, Edward Pattinson, and her mother, the former actress, Vanessa Feltz.

Pattinson Family

Pattinson is the youngest of three children and has an elder brother, Giles, who is also an actor, and an elder sister, Lucy. The family lived in Madrid, Spain for a time when Robin was young. She attended the exclusive London School of Economics, but had to drop out due to lack of funding. She then moved to Dublin, Ireland to study at the prestigious Trinity College. While there, she worked as a waitress and model to help pay her tuition.

Acting Career

Robin Pattinson’s first big break came in 1992 when she was selected to portray Grace Kelly in the TV film, The Grace Kelly Story. Directed by Tim Carroll and written by Stephen Gray, the drama aired on ITV and starred Caroline Kelly, the great-granddaughter of Grace Kelly, as well as John Malkovich and Michael Kitchen. Robin’s mother, Vanessa Feltz, played Grace Kelly in the film. It was the beginning of an illustrious acting career for the young British actress.

Valentine Films

After her success in The Grace Kelly Story, Robin Pattinson went on to play supporting roles in several films and television shows. Most notably, she played Amber Valentine in the acclaimed 1998 psychological thriller, Valentine’s Day. The film, which also stars Robert Redford and Barbra Strecher, is based on the true story of Martha Plimpton, whose marriage to billionaire Warren Buffett fell apart after 15 years of marriage. After her divorce, she wrote a tell-all book about her life with Buffett, titled, The Way We Never Were. In 2014, she reprised her role as Amber Valentine for the big screen and starred alongside Christina Applegate in the romantic comedy, Mr. Wrong. Later that year, she played Fiona Gallagher, the wife of British spy John (Ommanney John), in the five-part miniseries, Bodyguard. The following year, she portrayed journalist Mina Bonnier in the critically acclaimed miniseries, The Final Year. In 2018, she will again be seen in the CBS TV series, Murphy Brown, reprising her role as Amber Valentine. In addition to acting, Robin Pattinson also pursued a singing career and released an album in 1998. Titled, If These Walls Could Talk, it featured songs she had written and recorded with music producer, John Shanks. Although, it was not a huge commercial success, the album did enjoy some critical acclaim and received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album.

Marriage And Pregnancy

While some might describe Robin Pattinson’s professional life as glamorous, her personal life has been somewhat less so. In 2016, at the age of 40, she married record producer Peter Katsis. The couple have remained together and live in London with their daughter, Georgia. While in London, she continues to work as an actress and maintains a busy social life. She has also opened up about her struggles with depression, which she has publicly discussed on numerous occasions. In addition, she became a grandmother in 2019. In an interview with the Sunday Times, she spoke about how being a grandmother has changed her life: “I’ve been given a second chance at life. I feel like the luckiest woman in the world. I love being a mother and a grandmother. I wake up every day and feel blessed.”

It is clear that the future holds great promise for Robin Pattinson. In addition to the many projects she is currently working on, she has also stated that she would like to continue playing Amber Valentine. For those who want to learn more about her, her work history, or just enjoy some rare photos of one of the most recognizable British actresses, her official website has all the information one might need. In the meantime, we leave you with a photo of Robin Pattinson, taken at the premiere of The Grace Kelly Story in 1998. While we know much about this incredible actress’ professional life, we learn little about her personal life. That is not meant to be. This is simply a fact. However, one thing is for certain. If you meet her, you will realize that she is a woman of great warmth and genuine charm. To paraphrase another famous actress: She’s not really a bad person. She’s just a bit lost sometimes.