PIC: Robert Pattinson Has a Beard!

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Robert Pattinson is pulling a Brad Pitt: He now has a beard!

The 23-year-old Twilight heartthrob -- who can next be seen on Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon -- was photographed with new facial fuzz Friday in North London.

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The beard could be Pattinson's attempt at appearing manlier.

"I always looked like a girl up until a few years ago, and because I never did any sports or anything I was always kind of gangly," the former model told Britain's Daily Mirror last year.

He began his career as a model, he told the paper, and "was terrible at it. I wasn't skinny enough to be a little waif and I didn't want to work out to be a beefy guy, so I was always stuck between two things and so I never got any jobs."

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