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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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward Norton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​


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Born:
Aug 18, 1969 In Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
50
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Isle of Dogs 2018-04-20
Known For
Poster of Strange Days on Planet Earth
Poster of Collateral Beauty
Poster of Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence
Poster of Sunday Morning Shootout
Filmography
Movie Isle of Dogs Rex (voice) 2018-04-20
Series Strange Days on Planet Earth 2017
Movie Little Door Gods Yu Lei (voice) 2016-01-01
Movie Collateral Beauty Whit Yardsham 2016-12-06
Movie Sausage Party Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice) 2016-07-11
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Henckels 2014-02-26
Movie Birdman Mike 2014-08-27
Movie Salinger Himself 2013-09-06
Movie The Apple Pushers Narrator 2012-02-10
Movie Moonrise Kingdom Scout Master Ward 2012-05-16
Movie The Bourne Legacy Byer 2012-08-08
Movie Stone Gerald Creeson 2010-10-07
Series Modern Family Izzy LaFontaine 2009-09-23
Movie Leaves of Grass Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid 2009-09-13
Movie The Invention of Lying Cop 2009-09-13
Movie The Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner / The Hulk 2008-06-12
Movie Pride and Glory Ray Tierney 2008-09-09
Series Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence Self 2008-07-07
Movie The Illusionist Eisenheim 2006-08-18
Movie The Painted Veil Walter Fane 2006-12-09
Series Stella Unknown 2005-06-29
Movie Kingdom of Heaven King Baldwin 2005-05-03
Movie Down in the Valley Harlan 2005-05-13
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie The Italian Job Steve 2003-05-30
Series Sunday Morning Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie Declaration of Independence Himself 2003-06-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Death to Smoochy Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy 2002-03-28
Movie Frida Nelson Rockefeller 2002-08-29
Movie Red Dragon Will Graham 2002-09-29
Movie 25th Hour Monty Brogan 2002-12-16
Movie The Score Jack Teller 2001-07-13
Movie Keeping the Faith Father Brian Finn 2000-04-14
Movie Fight Club The Narrator 1999-10-15
Movie Rounders Lester 'Worm' Murph 1998-09-11
Movie Out of the Past Henry Gerber 1998-07-31
Movie American History X Derek Vinyard 1998-10-30
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Primal Fear Aaron Stampler 1996-04-03
Movie The People vs. Larry Flynt Alan Isaacman 1996-10-12
Movie Everyone Says I Love You Holden Spence 1996-12-06
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Academy Awards Edward Norton 1953-03-18