Robert Pattinson Childhood Pictures

See Birthday Boy Robert Pattinson's Adorable Childhood Pictures

Robert had a taste for dressing up in costumes as a kid.

Robert Pattinson turned 28 on Tuesday, and what better to way to celebrate his milestone than by looking back at his beginnings? He was born in London on May 13, 1986, to mom Clare and dad Richard. The acting bug bit Robert early, but it wasn't until his role in 2004's Vanity Fair that things really started happening. Robert landed a big role in the Harry Potter series as Cedric Diggory, and then became a household name as Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga. And the rest, as they say, is history. Keep reading to see his early years and start as an actor!