Birth Name: Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson
Place of Birth: Merton, Surrey, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 13 May, 1986
Robert Pattinson is an English actor, musician, producer, and model. He is known for his role as Edward Cullen in the five Twilight films (2008 to 2012).
Robert is the son of Clare and Richard Pattinson. He is the brother of singer Elizabeth “Lizzy” Pattinson. His family tree is English going back generations, with many of his ancestors having lived in the north of England.
Robert’s paternal grandfather was Tom Pattinson (the son of Frederick William Pattinson and Elizabeth Bolton). Tom’s parents were from Yorkshire. Frederick was the son of William Pattinson and Mary Wright. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Gatenby Bolton and Annie Elizabeth Andrew.
Robert’s paternal grandmother was Constance Mary Cockcroft (the daughter of George M. Cockcroft). Constance was born in Hartlepool, Durham.
Robert’s maternal grandfather was John Douglas Charlton (the son of John Edward Charlton and Edith). Robert’s grandfather John was from Hexham, Northumberland. Robert’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Charlton.
Robert’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Elizabeth Maxfield (the daughter of William Maxfield and Elizabeth Mary Chorley Laver). Margaret was born in Rotherham, Yorkshire. William was the son of Frederick Maxfield and Hannah Draper. Robert’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of Joseph Chorley Laver and Margaret Martha Smith.
Source: Genealogy of Robert Pattinson – http://lh5.ggpht.com
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