No doubt, many fans worldwide breathed a collective sigh of relief, still cherishing the hope that Pattinson would get back together with Kristen Stewart.
The cause of the break-up was shrouded in conflicting reports.
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The saga of a teen girl in love with a 109-year-old vampire attracted worldwide fan mania and racked up billions in profit for Hollywood.
Along the way, like most struggling actors, he took some not-so-glamorous acting jobs to pay the rent and build his résumé.
One of his early roles was playing Conan the Barbarian at the Universal Studios theme park near Hollywood-- a job that leveraged his brawny body-builder form as well as his acting skills.
Birmingham had originally planned to work in chemical engineering-- he has a Bachelor of Science degree from the prestigious University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
He was bitten hard by the acting bug during that fateful Diana Ross video, however, and he made the decision to drop his office job for acting-- a move that has worked out spectacularly well for the Texas-born Commanche.
Last November, Lutz surprised his fans with his hush-hush wedding to television host Brittany Gonzales, as reported later by magazine.
Even today, six years after the split, anything that can be interpreted as a sign of their reunion is breathlessly reported in the media.
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There were also the inevitable claims of Stewart moving back into the Pattinson orbit, but many sources dismissed these rumors as fake.
In the brief, heady years between 20, Taylor Lautner had it made.