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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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Aug 18, 1969 In Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Asteroid City 2023-06-08
Latest Project:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-19
Known For
Poster of The Apple Pushers
Poster of Stella
Poster of Strange Days on Planet Earth
Poster of Sunday Morning Shootout
Movie Asteroid City
Movie Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Movie The French Dispatch
Movie Belmondo l'influenceur
Movie Motherless Brooklyn Lionel Essrog
Series The Movies
Movie Alita: Battle Angel Nova (uncredited)
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis Himself
Movie Isle of Dogs Rex (voice)
Movie Collateral Beauty Whit Yardsham
Movie Sausage Party Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice)
Series Nature Is Speaking The Soil
Movie The Guardian Brothers Yu Lei (voice)
Movie Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) Himself
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self / Stefon
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Inspector Albert Henckels
Movie Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Mike Shiner
Movie Salinger Himself
Movie The Bourne Legacy Byer
Movie Moonrise Kingdom Scout Master Ward
Movie The Dictator Himself
Movie The Apple Pushers Narrator
Movie Stone Stone
Movie Leaves of Grass Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid
Series Modern Family Izzy LaFontaine
Movie The Invention of Lying Cop
Movie Pride and Glory Ray Tierney
Movie Bustin' Down the Door Narrator
Series Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence Self
Movie The Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner / The Hulk
Movie Starz Inside: Comic Books Unbound Self - Bruce Banner / The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Movie Brando Himself
Movie Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Undercover Cop
Movie The Illusionist Eisenheim
Movie The Painted Veil Dr. Walter Fane
Series Rachael Ray Unknown
Series Stella Unknown
Movie Down in the Valley Harlan
Movie Kingdom of Heaven King Baldwin
Series Strange Days on Planet Earth Unknown
Movie After the Sunset Himself
Movie A Director's Journey: The Making of 'Red Dragon' Himself
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown
Movie The Italian Job Steve
Movie Declaration of Independence Himself
Series Sunday Morning Shootout Unknown
Movie 25th Hour Monty Brogan
Movie Red Dragon Will Graham
Movie Frida Nelson Rockefeller
Movie Death to Smoochy Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy
Movie The Score Jack Teller
Movie The Concert for New York City Himself
Movie Keeping the Faith Father Brian Finn
Movie Fight Club The Narrator
Movie Forever Hollywood Himself
Movie Rounders Lester 'Worm' Murph
Movie Out of the Past Henry Gerber (voice)
Movie American History X Derek Vinyard
Series The View Himself
Movie Primal Fear Aaron Stampler
Movie The 53rd Calypso Jon Sodon
Movie Everyone Says I Love You Holden Spence
Series The Daily Show Himself
Movie The People vs. Larry Flynt Alan Isaacman
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown
Series The Simpsons Unknown
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown
Series The Oscars Unknown