Edward Norton

Birthday:

08/18/1969

Place of birth:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA:

Biography:

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.



Credits

Isle of Dogs (2018)
as Rex (voice)
Collateral Beauty (2016)
as Whit Yardsham
Sausage Party (2016)
as Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice)
小门神 (2016)
as Yu Lei (voice)
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
as Himself
Birdman (2014)
as Mike
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
as Henckels
Salinger (2013)
as Himself
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
as Byer
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
as Scout Master Ward
The Apple Pushers (2012)
as Narrator
Stone (2010)
as Gerald Creeson
Leaves of Grass (2009)
as Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid
The Invention of Lying (2009)
as Cop
The Making of The Incredible Hulk (2008)
as Himself
Pride and Glory (2008)
as Ray Tierney
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
as Bruce Banner / The Hulk
The Painted Veil (2006)
as Walter Fane
The Illusionist (2006)
as Eisenheim
Down in the Valley (2005)
as Harlan
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
as King Baldwin
Declaration of Independence (2003)
as Himself
The Italian Job (2003)
as Steve
25th Hour (2002)
as Monty Brogan
Red Dragon (2002)
as Will Graham
Frida (2002)
as Nelson Rockefeller
Death to Smoochy (2002)
as Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy
The Score (2001)
as Jack Teller
Keeping the Faith (2000)
as Father Brian Finn
Fight Club (1999)
as The Narrator
American History X (1998)
as Derek Vinyard
Rounders (1998)
as Lester 'Worm' Murph
Out of the Past (1998)
as Henry Gerber
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
as Holden Spence
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
as Alan Isaacman
Primal Fear (1996)
as Aaron Stampler
Leaves of Grass (2009)
Producer
The Painted Veil (2006)
Producer
Down in the Valley (2005)
Producer
Down in the Valley (2005)
Editor
Dirty Work (2004)
Executive Producer
Keeping the Faith (2000)
Producer
Keeping the Faith (2000)
Director