He stars as the insanely popular vampire Edward in the hit Twilight saga, but sources say that Pattinson might be closer to his vampire act than you think…
Ancestry.com released information that said Pattinson was a distant relative of Vlad the Impaler, an ancient ruler from Transylvania. It may be no big deal, but Vlad was supposedly the person who inspired Bram Stoker’s famous Dracula.
So was Pattinson “destined” to be put in his shining vampire role?
To read more on Edward’s genealogy, read this article.