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Edward Norton

Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and producer. In 1996, his supporting role in the courtroom drama Primal Fear garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Two years later, his lead role as a reformed white power skinhead in American History X earned a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor. His other films include period dramas such as Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Illusionist (2006), and The Painted Veil (2006); and other notable films such as Rounders (1998), Fight Club (1999), 25th Hour (2002), Red Dragon (2002), and The Incredible Hulk (2008). In addition to acting, Norton is also a writer and director. He made his directorial debut with the film Keeping the Faith (2000) and is slated to direct the film adaptation of the novel Motherless Brooklyn. Norton did uncredited work on the scripts for The Score, Frida, and The Incredible Hulk. In his private life, Norton is an environmental and social activist. He is a member of the board of trustees of Enterprise Community Partners, a non-profit organization for developing affordable housing, founded by his grandfather, James Rouse. Norton is president of the American branch of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust. He ran in the 2009 New York City Marathon to raise money for the Trust. He also raises money for charity through Crowdrise, a social networking community for volunteers and a micro-donations fundraising platform. In July 2010, Norton was designated as the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversityby UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.


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Born:
Aug 18th, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
Primal Fear
Latest Project:
Isle of Dogs (Apr 11th, 2018)

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Filmography
MOVIES Isle of Dogs Rex (voice) Apr 11th, 2018
MOVIES Collateral Beauty Whit Yardsham Dec 6th, 2016
MOVIES Sausage Party Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice) Jul 11th, 2016
MOVIES Little Door Gods Yu Lei (voice) Jan 1st, 2016
MOVIES Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself Feb 15th, 2015
MOVIES Birdman Mike Aug 27th, 2014
MOVIES The Grand Budapest Hotel Henckels Feb 26th, 2014
MOVIES Salinger Himself Sep 6th, 2013
MOVIES The Bourne Legacy Byer Aug 8th, 2012
MOVIES Moonrise Kingdom Scout Master Ward May 16th, 2012
MOVIES The Apple Pushers Narrator Feb 10th, 2012
MOVIES Stone Gerald Creeson Oct 7th, 2010
MOVIES Leaves of Grass Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid Sep 13th, 2009
MOVIES The Invention of Lying Cop Sep 13th, 2009
MOVIES The Making of The Incredible Hulk Himself Oct 21st, 2008
MOVIES Pride and Glory Ray Tierney Sep 9th, 2008
MOVIES The Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner / The Hulk Jun 12th, 2008
MOVIES Brando Himself May 1st, 2007
MOVIES The Painted Veil Walter Fane Dec 9th, 2006
MOVIES The Illusionist Eisenheim Aug 18th, 2006
MOVIES Down in the Valley Harlan May 13th, 2005
MOVIES Kingdom of Heaven King Baldwin May 3rd, 2005
SERIES Strange Days on Planet Earth Apr 20th, 2005
MOVIES Declaration of Independence Himself Jun 10th, 2003
MOVIES The Italian Job Steve May 30th, 2003
MOVIES 25th Hour Monty Brogan Dec 16th, 2002
MOVIES Red Dragon Will Graham Sep 29th, 2002
MOVIES Frida Nelson Rockefeller Aug 29th, 2002
MOVIES Death to Smoochy Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy Mar 28th, 2002
MOVIES The Score Jack Teller Jul 13th, 2001
MOVIES Keeping the Faith Father Brian Finn Apr 14th, 2000
MOVIES Fight Club The Narrator Oct 15th, 1999
MOVIES American History X Derek Vinyard Oct 30th, 1998
MOVIES Rounders Lester 'Worm' Murph Sep 11th, 1998
MOVIES Out of the Past Henry Gerber Jul 31st, 1998
MOVIES Everyone Says I Love You Holden Spence Dec 6th, 1996
MOVIES The People vs. Larry Flynt Alan Isaacman Oct 12th, 1996
MOVIES Primal Fear Aaron Stampler Apr 3rd, 1996