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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:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Alita: Battle Angel 2019-01-31
Known For
Poster of Death to Smoochy
Poster of Out of the Past
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Movie Alita: Battle Angel Nova (uncredited) 2019-01-31
Movie Isle of Dogs Rex (voice) 2018-03-23
Movie Sausage Party Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice) 2016-07-11
Movie The Guardian Brothers Yu Lei (voice) 2016-01-01
Movie Collateral Beauty Whit Yardsham 2016-12-06
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
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 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 Stone 2010-10-07
Movie Leaves of Grass Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid 2009-09-13
Series Modern Family Izzy LaFontaine 2009-09-23
Movie The Invention of Lying Cop 2009-09-13
Movie The Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner / The Hulk 2008-06-12
Series Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence Self 2008-07-07
Movie The Making of Incredible Hulk Himself 2008-10-21
Movie Pride and Glory Ray Tierney 2008-09-09
Movie Brando Himself 2007-05-01
Movie The Painted Veil Dr. Walter Fane 2006-01-01
Movie The Illusionist Eisenheim 2006-08-18
Movie Kingdom of Heaven King Baldwin 2005-05-03
Series Stella Unknown 2005-06-29
Movie Down in the Valley Harlan 2005-05-13
Movie After the Sunset Himself 2004-11-12
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Declaration of Independence Himself 2003-06-10
Movie Death to Smoochy Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy 2002-03-28
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 The Concert for New York City Self 2001-10-20
Movie Keeping the Faith Father Brian Finn 2000-04-14
Movie Fight Club The Narrator 1999-10-15
Movie Out of the Past Henry Gerber (voice) 1998-07-31
Movie American History X Derek Vinyard 1998-10-30
Movie Rounders Lester 'Worm' Murph 1998-09-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Primal Fear Aaron Stampler 1996-03-06
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The People vs. Larry Flynt Alan Isaacman 1996-12-25
Movie Everyone Says I Love You Holden Spence 1996-12-06
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
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