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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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Born:
Aug 18, 1969 In Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
In the movie Primal Fear 1996-03-06
Latest Project:
Series The Movies 2019-07-07
Known For
Filmography
Series The Movies 2019-07-07
Movie Alita: Battle Angel Nova (uncredited) 2019-01-31
Movie Isle of Dogs Rex (voice) 2018-03-23
Movie The Guardian Brothers Yu Lei (voice) 2016-01-01
Movie Sausage Party Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice) 2016-07-11
Movie Collateral Beauty Whit Yardsham 2016-12-06
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015-02-15
Movie Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) Himself 2015-05-18
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Inspector Albert Henckels 2014-02-26
Movie Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Mike Shiner 2014-08-27
Movie Salinger Self - Actor 2013-09-06
Movie The Dictator Himself (uncredited) 2012-05-15
Movie Stone Stone 2010-10-07
Movie The Invention of Lying Cop 2009-09-13
Movie Pride and Glory Ray Tierney 2008-09-09
Movie Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Undercover Cop 2007-03-13
Movie Source of Pride - The Making of "Pride and Glory" Himself 2007-01-27
Series Brando: The Documentary Self 2007-05-01
Movie Brando Himself 2007-05-01
Movie The Illusionist Eisenheim 2006-08-18
Movie Down in the Valley Harlan 2005-05-13
Movie After the Sunset Himself 2004-11-12
Movie Declaration of Independence Himself 2003-06-10
Movie The Italian Job Steve 2003-05-30
Movie Frida Nelson Rockefeller 2002-08-29
Movie Red Dragon Will Graham 2002-09-29
Movie 25th Hour Monty Brogan 2002-12-16
Movie Keeping the Faith Father Brian Finn 2000-04-14
Movie Forever Hollywood Himself 1999-01-01
Movie Out of the Past Henry Gerber (voice) 1998-07-31
Movie American History X Derek Vinyard 1998-10-30
Movie Primal Fear Aaron Stampler 1996-03-06
Movie Everyone Says I Love You Holden Spence 1996-12-06
Movie The People vs. Larry Flynt Alan Isaacman 1996-12-25