Edward Norton
Birthday: 1969-08-18
dward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Columbia, Maryland, Norton was drawn to theatrical productions at local venues as a child. After graduating from Yale College in 1991, he worked for a few months in Japan before moving to New York City to pursue an acting career. He gained immediate recognition and critical acclaim for his debut in Primal Fear (1996), which earned him a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and an Academy Award nomination in the same category. His role as a reformed neo-Nazi in American History X (1998) earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also starred in the film Fight Club (1999), which garnered a cult following. Norton emerged as a filmmaker in the 2000s. He established the production company Class 5 Films in 2003, and was director or producer of the films Keeping the Faith (2000), Down in the Valley (2005), and The Painted Veil (2006). He continued to receive critical acclaim for his acting roles in films such as The Score (2001), 25th Hour (2002), The Illusionist (2006), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). His biggest commercial successes have been Red Dragon (2002), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Incredible Hulk (2008), and The Bourne Legacy (2012). For his role in the black comedy Birdman (2014), Norton earned another Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Career History
2023
2022
High Noon on the Waterfront as Carl Foreman (voice)
Brad Pitt: More Than a Pretty Face as Self (archive footage)
2021
Paper Birds as Robert
The French Dispatch as The Chauffeur
2020
Belmondo l'influenceur as Self (archive footage)
2019
Motherless Brooklyn as Lionel Essrog
Alita: Battle Angel as Nova (uncredited)
2018
2016
Collateral Beauty as Whit Yardsham
Sausage Party as Sammy Bagel Jr. (voice)
2015
2014
Mysteries of the Jules Rimet Trophy as Self - Narrator (voice)
The Grand Budapest Hotel as Inspector Albert Henckels
2013
Salinger as Self - Actor
2012
2011
2010
Stone as Stone
2009
2008
Pride and Glory as Ray Tierney
The Incredible Hulk as Bruce Banner / The Hulk
2007
Brando as Self
Killers Kill, Dead Men Die as The Undercover Cop
2006
The Illusionist as Eisenheim
The Painted Veil as Dr. Walter Fane
2005
Down in the Valley as Harlan
Kingdom of Heaven as King Baldwin
2004
After the Sunset as Edward Norton
2003
2002
25th Hour as Monty Brogan
Death to Smoochy as Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy
Red Dragon as Will Graham
Frida as Nelson Rockefeller
2001
The Score as Jack Teller
2000
Keeping the Faith as Father Brian Finn
1999
Fight Club as The Narrator
1998
Rounders as Lester 'Worm' Murphy
Out of the Past as Henry Gerber (voice)
1996
The 53rd Calypso as Jon Sodon
Everyone Says I Love You as Holden Spence
The People vs. Larry Flynt as Alan Isaacman
Primal Fear as Aaron Stampler
1995