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Edward Norton

1969-08-18 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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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.


The French Dispatch The Chauffeur 2021-10-21
Belmondo l'influenceur 2020-11-10
Motherless Brooklyn Lionel Essrog 2019-10-31
Alita: Battle Angel Nova (uncredited) 2019-01-31
Isle of Dogs Rex (voice) 2018-03-23
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis Himself 2018-07-29
Sausage Party Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice) 2016-07-11
Collateral Beauty Whit Yardsham 2016-12-06
小门神 Yu Lei (voice) 2016-01-01
Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) Himself 2015-05-18
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015-02-15
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Mike Shiner 2014-10-17
Mysteries of the Jules Rimet Trophy Self - Narrator (voice) 2014-05-06
The Grand Budapest Hotel Inspector Albert Henckels 2014-02-26
Salinger Self - Actor 2013-09-06
The Apple Pushers Narrator 2012-02-10
The Dictator Himself (uncredited) 2012-05-15
Moonrise Kingdom: Welcome to the Island of New Penzance Himself 2012-10-16
Moonrise Kingdom Scout Master Ward 2012-05-16
The Bourne Legacy Byer 2012-08-08
Behind Bars: The Making of Stone Himself 2011-01-18
Stone Stone 2010-10-07
Leaves of Grass Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid 2009-09-13
The Invention of Lying Cop 2009-09-13
The Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner / The Hulk 2008-06-12
Pride and Glory Ray Tierney 2008-09-09
Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Undercover Cop 2007-03-13
Source of Pride - The Making of "Pride and Glory" Himself 2007-01-27
Brando Himself 2007-05-01
The Illusionist Eisenheim 2006-08-18
The Painted Veil Dr. Walter Fane 2006-01-01
Down in the Valley Harlan 2005-05-13
Kingdom of Heaven King Baldwin 2005-05-03
After the Sunset Himself 2004-11-12
Declaration of Independence Himself 2003-06-10
The Italian Job Steve 2003-05-30
Red Dragon Will Graham 2002-09-29
Death to Smoochy Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy 2002-03-28
25th Hour Monty Brogan 2002-12-19
Frida Nelson Rockefeller 2002-08-29
The Score Jack Teller 2001-07-13
The Concert for New York City Self 2001-10-20
Keeping the Faith Father Brian Finn 2000-04-14
Fight Club The Narrator 1999-10-15
Forever Hollywood Himself 1999-01-01
Out of the Past Henry Gerber (voice) 1998-07-31
American History X Derek Vinyard 1998-07-01
Rounders Lester 'Worm' Murphy 1998-09-11
The People vs. Larry Flynt Alan Isaacman 1996-12-25
Everyone Says I Love You Holden Spence 1996-12-06
Primal Fear Aaron Stampler 1996-03-06
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