Kristen Stewart tops Forbes' 2011 list of Best Actors for the Buck

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, December 07, 2011

3 of 10: Robert Pattinson, who plays Kristen Stewart's character's husband Edward in the 'Twilight' movies, is No. 3 on Forbes' list of Best Actors For The Buck. The British actor's films generate an average of $39.43 for every dollar he is paid, the magazine says.

In addition to 'Breaking - Dawn Part 1' and the previous three 'Twilight' films, including the 2010 release 'Eclipse,' Pattinson also appeared alongside Reese Witherspoon in the 2011 romance movie 'Water for Elephants,' which earned $117 million worldwide. Also in 2010, Pattinson starred opposite 'LOST' actress Emilie de Ravin in 'Remember Me.'

He stars in several films set for release in 2012, including 'Bel Ami,' which also stars Christina Ricci of ABC show 'Pan Am' and 'The Addams Family' movies, 'Cosmopolis,' a drama featuring Paul Giamatti and Jay Baruchel and in the fifth 'Twilight' movie, 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2.'

(Pictured: Robert Pattinson talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' at a press junket in November 2011.) (OTRC Photo)