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'Twilight' star has bloodline to Dracula (Roots connect Robert Pattinson to Transylvania)
New York Post ^ | 06/25/2010 | David K. Li

Posted on 06/25/2010 8:17:36 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Bloody marvelous!

"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson was literally born for his famed vampire role, according to genealogical researchers who traced his bloodlines to the real-life Dracula.

Pattinson's English roots connect him to famed Transylvania bloodsucker and 15th century ruler Vlad the Impaler, the researchers said.

But at least the face and voice of Robert Cullen is in good company, sharing bloodlines with Princes William and Harry.

Pattinson is a direct seventh-generation descendant of the Pickering family of York, England, according to Ancestry.com.

That line gave birth to England's late, beloved Queen Mother.

Her hubby, King George VI, was 16 generations removed from Vlad II Dracula -- father to the gruesome ruler Vlad the Impaler, or Dracula. That bloodthirsty tyrant inspired Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula."

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: dracula; twilight; vampire
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To: stlnative
He is so ugly!

You'll have a hard time trying to convince the tweenies... the girls are just waiting to be bitten when he bares his fangs :)
21 posted on 06/25/2010 8:44:59 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: rodguy911
This guy rocks! I saw him save a girl by pushing a pick up truck away.cool!!

Pushing a pickup away doesn't count. The wampire must pick up the pickup.

Superman would.

22 posted on 06/25/2010 8:45:12 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: stlnative
He is so ugly!

How would he know ? He can't even see himself on the mirror :)
23 posted on 06/25/2010 8:46:27 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: F15Eagle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgtftS4MF0Y


24 posted on 06/25/2010 8:54:43 AM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s a cutie. But it cracks me up that these girls are all in love with the brooding Edward Cullen. If they listened to his commentary on the Twilight DVD, they’d know he’s just a flaky little goofball who spent a lot of time saying “Dang, look how dark they made my eyebrows!!” His real personality seems to be more the Bill & Ted type.


25 posted on 06/25/2010 9:02:49 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady (I can see November from my house.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Vlad the impaler might have been a tyrant, but he knew how the handle the muslim invaders.


26 posted on 06/25/2010 9:40:17 AM PDT by sharkhawk (Stanley cup champs The Chicago Blackhawks)
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To: SeekAndFind

Does he ever smile?


27 posted on 06/25/2010 10:11:24 AM PDT by Nea Wood (Silly liberal . . . paychecks are for workers!)
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To: Ole Okie

YEah but he got the girl. Superman doesn’t always get the girl....


28 posted on 06/25/2010 3:03:30 PM PDT by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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