In 2016, he also became the first brand ambassador of their Menswear collection. He sang songs for the Twilight film series and the 2008 independent comedy-drama film How to Be.He is a supporter of End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT), and the GO Campaign, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds to help orphans and vulnerable children throughout the world.
Film critic Richard Corliss from Time praised Pattinson for being "shy and watchful" and said that he "radiates a slow magnetism that locks the viewer's eyes on him", ultimately calling him "star quality".
He became ambassador of the latter in 2015 to help raise international awareness of it.
He became involved in amateur theatre at the Barnes Theatre Company.
Twilight brought Pattinson worldwide fame, In 2010, Pattinson was named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, and also in the same year Forbes ranked him as one of the most powerful celebrities in the world in the Forbes Celebrity 100. Pattinson started his career as a model at the age of 12.
In 2013, Dior Homme signed him as the face of their Fragrances.
Pattinson had supporting roles in the German made-for-television film Ring of the Nibelungs in 2004 and in director Mira Nair's costume drama Vanity Fair, although his scenes in the latter were deleted and only appear on the DVD version.