Edward Norton

Edward Norton

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    • August 18th, 1969
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.

Starring Edward Norton on Plex


Acting (35 Credits)

2022Knives Out 2
2021The French Dispatch as The Chauffeur
2019Motherless Brooklyn as Lionel Essrog
2019Alita: Battle Angel as Nova (uncredited)
2018Isle of Dogs as Rex (voice)
2016Collateral Beauty as Whit Yardsham
2016The Guardian Brothers as Yu Lei (voice)
2016Sausage Party as Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice)
2015Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special
2014Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) as Mike Shiner
2014The Grand Budapest Hotel as Inspector Albert Henckels
2012The Bourne Legacy as Byer
2012Moonrise Kingdom as Scout Master Ward
2010Stone as Stone
2009Leaves of Grass as Bill Kincaid / Brady Kincaid
2009The Invention of Lying as Cop
2008The Incredible Hulk as Bruce Banner / The Hulk
2008Pride and Glory as Ray Tierney
2006The Illusionist as Eisenheim
2006The Painted Veil as Dr. Walter Fane
2005Down in the Valley as Harlan
2005Kingdom of Heaven as King Baldwin
2003The Italian Job as Steve
200225th Hour as Monty Brogan
2002Red Dragon as Will Graham
2002Death to Smoochy as Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy
2002Frida as Nelson Rockefeller
2001The Score as Jack Teller
2000Keeping the Faith as Father Brian Finn
1999Fight Club as The Narrator
1998American History X as Derek Vinyard
1998Rounders as Lester 'Worm' Murphy
1996The People vs. Larry Flynt as Alan Isaacman
1996Primal Fear as Aaron Stampler
1996Everyone Says I Love You as Holden Spence

Himself (7 Credits)

2018Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis as Himself
2013Salinger as Self - Actor
2012The Dictator as Himself (uncredited)
2007Brando as Himself
2007Brando: The Documentary as Self
2004After the Sunset as Himself
2001The Concert for New York City as Self


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