Not long ago, Robert Pattinson was best known for his supporting role in the Harry Potter films. Now the young British actor is everywhere, provoking headline-grabbing hysteria wherever he goes. His sudden global fame is due to his starring role in the blockbuster Twilight Saga movie franchise, based on Stephenie Meyers 85-million-selling book series. This biography-in-pictures charts Pattinson's rapid rise to prominence, from his early years as a teenage model in England to his arrival on the set of the movie that would change his life. Pattinson is seen here in stunning formal portraits, in action on the set, and in relaxed, revealing moments as he navigates the heady realms of superstardom and a rabid fanbase.