Edward Norton

18 Aug 1969

Actor, Producer, Director, Writer

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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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Isle of Dogs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Role: Actor (as Rex (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···Collateral Beauty
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Whit Yardsham)
(movie, 2016)
···Sausage Party
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···小门神
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Yu Lei (voice: English version))
(movie, 2014)
7.8Birdman
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mike)
(movie, 2014)
···The Grand Budapest Hotel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Inspector Albert Henckels)
(movie, 2012)
···The Bourne Legacy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Byer)
(movie, 2012)
···Moonrise Kingdom
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Scout Master Ward)
(movie, 2010)
6.5Stone
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gerald Creeson)
(movie, 2009)
···Leaves of Grass
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bill Kincaid · Brady Kincaid)
(movie, 2009)
···The Invention of Lying
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Cop)
(movie, 2008)
···Pride and Glory
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ray Tierney)
(movie, 2008)
7.1The Incredible Hulk
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2006)
···The Painted Veil
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2006)
···The Illusionist
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Eisenheim)
(movie, 2005)
···Down in the Valley
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2005)
7.4Kingdom of Heaven
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, History, War
Role: Actor (as King Baldwin)
(movie, 2003)
···The Italian Job
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Steve)
(movie, 2002)
···25th Hour
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Monty Brogan)
(movie, 2002)
···Red Dragon
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Will Graham)
(movie, 2002)
···Frida
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Nelson Rockefeller)
(movie, 2002)
···Death to Smoochy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sheldon Mopes · Smoochy)
(movie, 2001)
···The Score
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Teller)
(movie, 2000)
···Keeping the Faith
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 1999)
9.3Fight Club
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as The Narrator)
(movie, 1998)
···American History X
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Derek Vinyard)
(movie, 1998)
···Rounders
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lester 'Worm' Murph)
(movie, 1996)
···Everyone Says I Love You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Holden Spence)
(movie, 1996)
···The People vs. Larry Flynt
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alan Isaacman)
(movie, 1996)
···Primal Fear
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Aaron Stampler)