Robert Pattinson Says He’s ‘A Large Person’ — How Tall Is the Actor?
Fans have anxiously awaited the release of The Batman for some time. There’s a lot of excitement about the new take on the popular caped crusader and seeing popular actor Robert Pattinson in the iconic role.
When the British actor was cast as Bruce Wayne, some fans were concerned that Pattinson is not the right stature to play the titular character. The actor himself thinks that’s pretty far from the truth. So, how tall is Pattinson?
Robert Pattinson is over six-feet tall
Recently, GQ interviewed Pattinson for the February 2022 issue. When asked about The Batman, the 35-year-old said many Batman fans claimed he was tiny. Unlike many actors, however, the actor is taller than you expect at nearly six-foot-one-inch. According to Celeb Heights, he is six-foot and one-quarter inches.
“I’m, like, a large person,” Pattinson explained. He went on to say that he spends half his time trying to slim down.
The London native must be doing something right because he manages to appear different in each role he plays and not just in a superficial way. Sure, Pattinson’s hair and weight vary from one character to the next. But it goes deeper than that. Pattinson can change his voice, mannerisms, and demeanor to play everything from a young man in a traveling circus to a lighthouse keeper with a tenuous grasp on his sanity.
Pattinson, the chameleon actor
The Batman director Matt Reeves explains that Pattinson is “a chameleon.” Reeves mentioned that Pattinson told him he never plays a character using his own voice. The voice he crafts for each character is one of his “ways in.”
Pattinson’s career is the result of early luck and fame, desire, undeniable talent, and some admittedly bold choices. One of his early roles was that of the ill-fated Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. After that, he landed the role of Edward Cullen in another huge franchise, Twilight.
Unlike the handsome, confident Diggory, Pattinson’s Cullen was a brooding vampire weighed down by dark gifts and his love for a mortal girl whose blood called to him like no other. After that, Pattinson played a few handsome, romantic leads. But he favored more challenging, unconventional roles.
Robert Pattinson in ‘The Batman’
Pattinson surprised many fans when he turned up in Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse. (Director Eggers also helmed acclaimed films like The Witch and The Northman.)
Pattinson portrayed an apprentice lighthouse keeper in the 1890s. Playing a character pushed to the edge by never-ending labor and an erratic supervisor seemed to come naturally to him. His performance in what felt like an alcohol-fueled fever dream is one of the best components of the film.
In the 2020 film The Devil All the Time, Pattison played Rev. Preston Teagardin. While Pattinson was physically recognizable in the role of a manipulative, shady pastor, the dark intensity he brought to the role gave viewers the creepers whenever he appeared on the screen. His syrupy Southern accent was the perfect finishing touch.
Filming for The Batman ended up being an 18-month affair between an early injury and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Pattinson explained he saw a rough cut of the film, and he found the first shot “so jarring from any other Batman movie.”
The Remember Me star says this film offers a different spin on the popular comic character. Reeves crafted a film more like a ’70s noir detective story. Pattinson called the set at the edge of London a “bubble within a bubble.”
Much of the film was shot at night and the actor felt very much alone. Since he was often in the iconic suit, he wasn’t allowed outside the studio; he felt cut off from the outside world much of the time. Pattinson had a tent where he could go to relax and read, which is among his favorite pastimes.
Filming for The Batman wrapped in April. According to GQ, the actor seemed just now to be emerging from the metaphorical bat cave. He laughed when discussing so many long hours alone in the dark. He explained he was really, really dead after the fact. Jokingly, he said he saw a photo of himself from April and he looked green in it.