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Edward Norton

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Edward Norton is an American actor, filmmaker and activist. He turned to acting two years after graduating from Yale University in 1991. He was nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear (1996), American History X (1998) and Birdman (2014). He also starred in other roles, such as Everyone Says I Love You (1996), The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), Fight Club (1999), Red Dragon (2002), 25th Hour (2002), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Illusionist (2006), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).

Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His father, Edward Norton Sr., was a former federal prosecutor under President Jimmy Carter‘s administration and his mother, Lydia Robinson “Robin” (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English.

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Birth Name: Edward Harrison Norton
Nickname: Ed
Born: August 18, 1969
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6 feet (1.83 m)
Star Sign: Leo

Family


Spouse: Shauna Robertson (m. 2012)
Siblings: Molly Norton, Jim Norton
Father: Edward Norton Sr.
Mother: Lydia Robinson “Robin” (Rouse)

Filmography

Filmography of Edward Norton

2014: Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
2014: The Grand Budapest Hotel
2012: The Bourne Legacy
2012: Moonrise Kingdom
2012: The Dictator
2010: Stone
2009: Modern Family (TV Series)
2009: Leaves of Grass
2009: The Invention of Lying
2008: Pride and Glory
2008: The Incredible Hulk (Video Game)
2008: The Incredible Hulk
2006: The Painted Veil
2006: The Illusionist
2005: Down in the Valley
2005: Kingdom of Heaven
2004: After the Sunset
2003: The Italian Job
2002: 25th Hour
2002: Red Dragon
2002: Frida
2002: Death to Smoochy
2001: The Score
2000: Keeping the Faith
1999: Fight Club
1998: American History X
1998: Rounders
1996: The People vs. Larry Flynt
1996: Everyone Says I Love You
1996: Primal Fear

Alongside his work in cinema, Norton is an environmental and social activist, and 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 dated actress Salma Hayek from 1999 to 2003. He married Shauna Robertson in 2012. They have one son, Atlas (born March 2013).

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