Robert Langdon

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Professor Robert Langdon is a fictional character created by author Dan Brown for his Robert Langdon book series: Angels & Demons (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2003), The Lost Symbol (2009), Inferno (2013) and Origin (2017).[1] He is a Harvard University professor of history of art and "symbology" (a fictional field related to the study of historic symbols, which is not methodologically connected to the actual discipline of semiotics).

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Robert Langdon
Prof. Robert Langdon portrayed by Tom Hanks in Angels & Demons
First appearanceAngels & Demons (2000)
Last appearanceOrigin (2017)
Created byDan Brown
Portrayed by
Voiced byRobert Clotworthy
In-universe information
OccupationProfessor of Art History and Symbology at Harvard University
FamilyUnnamed father (deceased)
RelativesHoward Langdon (great-grandfather)

Tom Hanks portrays Langdon in the Robert Langdon film series, starting with the 2006 film adaptation of The Da Vinci Code, reprising the role in the 2009 film adaptation of Angels & Demons, and again in the 2016 film adaptation of Inferno,[2] while Ashley Zukerman plays a younger version of the character in the TV series, The Lost Symbol.