Edward Norton

Edward Norton was born in Earth Rooster - Chi Yu Year of the 60-year Cycle of the Chinese Zodiac

Born on August 18, 1969 in Boson Massachusetts, Edward Harrison Norton is a Yale graduate who majored in history but was always interested in acting. He attended theater school throughout his education career and found work on stage in New York as a member of the Signature players. Norton was offered the starring role in Primal Fear in 1996 after Leonardo DiCaprio turned it down. He next starred in Everyone Says I Love You in 1996 and the People vs. Larry Flint in 1996. He won the Golden Globe and an Oscr nomination for Best supporting actor for Primal Fear. In 1998 he gained 30 pounds of muscle and transformed himself into a white supremacist in American History X. He won a second Oscar nomination. He played opposite Matt Damon in Rounders in 1998. In 1999 he was in Fight Club and in 2000 he directed Keeping the Faith. In 2002 he played Will Graham in Red Dragon. He starred in Spike Lee?€™s The 25th Hour as a drug dealer and then took a break for a couple of years. In 2003 he was in The Italian Job and in 2005 Kingdom of Heaven. Norton directed two films Down in the Valley in 2006 and The Painted Veil. He starred in The Illusionist in 2006 and The Incredible Hulk in 2008. He worked with Colin Farrell in the 2008 crime movie Pride and Glory. Norton also supports raising funds for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation trust and he is political. Watch Norton in The Grand Budapest Hotel coming this spring (2014). He is currently married to Shauna Robertson and they have one child.
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