Edward Norton

Film Director / Film Producer / Character Actor / Screenwriter / Journalist / Environmentalist | * 08/18/1969 (52) | Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Columbia, Maryland, Norton was drawn to theatrical productions at local venues as a child. After graduating from Yale College in 1991, he worked for a few months in Japan before moving to New York City to pursue an acting career. He gained immediate recognition and critical acclaim for his debut in Primal Fear (1996), which earned him a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and an Academy Award nomination in the same category. His role as a reformed neo-Nazi in American History X (1998) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also starred in the film Fight Club (1999), which garnered a cult following. Norton emerged as a filmmaker in the 2000s. He established the production company Class 5 Films in 2003, and was director or producer of the films ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Talk-Shows

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Awards & Nominations for Edward Norton

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture MTV Movie Award for Best Villain BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Academy Award for Best Actor 2x Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture MTV Movie Award for Best Fight Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead

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Movies with Edward Norton as Actor(47)

as The Chauffeur2021 The French Dispatch
as Nova (uncredited)2019 Alita: Battle Angel
as Lionel Essrog2019 Motherless Brooklyn
as Rex (voice)2018 Isle of Dogs
as Yu Lei (voice)2016 The Guardian Brothers
as Whit Yardsham2016 Collateral Beauty
as Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice)2016 Sausage Party
as Inspector Albert Henckels2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
as Self - Actor2013 Salinger
as Byer2012 The Bourne Legacy
as Himself (uncredited)2012 The Dictator
as Narrator2012 The Apple Pushers
as Scout Master Ward2012 Moonrise Kingdom
as Stone2010 Stone
as Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid2009 Leaves of Grass
as Ray Tierney2008 Pride and Glory
as Bruce Banner / The Hulk2008 The Incredible Hulk
as The Undercover Cop2007 Killers Kill, Dead Men Die
as himself2007 Brando
as Eisenheim2006 The Illusionist
as Dr. Walter Fane2006 The Painted Veil
as Harlan2005 Down in the Valley
as King Baldwin2005 Kingdom of Heaven
as himself2004 After the Sunset
as Steve2003 The Italian Job
as Will Graham2002 Red Dragon
as Monty Brogan2002 25th Hour
as Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy2002 Death to Smoochy
as Nelson Rockefeller2002 Frida
as Jack Teller2001 The Score
as Father Brian Finn2000 Keeping the Faith
as The Narrator1999 Fight Club
as himself1999 Forever Hollywood
as Henry Gerber (voice)1998 Out of the Past
as Derek Vinyard1998 American History X
as Lester 'Worm' Murphy1998 Rounders
as Alan Isaacman1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt
as Aaron Stampler1996 Primal Fear
as Holden Spence1996 Everyone Says I Love You

TV Shows/Series with Edward Norton as Actor(21)

Movies with Edward Norton as Crew(13)

Production/Producer2021 Fool's Day
Directing/Director2019 Motherless Brooklyn
Production/Producer2019 Motherless Brooklyn
Writing/Screenplay2019 Motherless Brooklyn
Production/Executive Producer2017 One October
Production/Producer2009 Leaves of Grass
Production/Producer2006 The Painted Veil
Editing/Editor2005 Down in the Valley
Production/Producer2005 Down in the Valley
Production/Executive Producer2004 Dirty Work
Crew/Thanks2002 Frida
Directing/Director2000 Keeping the Faith
Production/Producer2000 Keeping the Faith

Additional Information

Full Name: Edward Norton
Born: Monday, 08/18 1969 (August) in Boston, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 52 years + 162 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Wilde Lake High School, Yale University
Net worth estimate: 300,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Shauna Robertson
Father: Edward Mower Norton Jr.
Mother: Lydia Robinson Rouse
Other names for Edward Norton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Edward Harrison"
"Ed Norton"
"เอ็ดเวิร์ด นอร์ตัน"
"Эдвард Нортон"
"إدوارد نورتون"
"에드워드 노튼"
"Έντουαρντ Νόρτον"
"Edward Harrison Norton"
Edward Norton frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (36x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (29x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (23x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (22x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (22x, Actor)
Martin Short (21x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (18x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (18x, Actress)
Will Forte (17x, Actor)
Wes Anderson (15x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:94, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/22/2022