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  • Name: Edward Norton
  • Date of Birth: August 18, 1969
  • Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts
Mini-bio: Edward H. Norton is an Oscar-nominated American actor and film director. Norton began his acting career in Off-Broadway theater. Moving into film, he was launched into the spotlight by 1996's Primal F... read moreear, for which he won a Golden Globe and a nomination for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.He earned numerous nominations, including an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination, for his role in 1998's American History X, the 1998 card playing hit Rounders, and he also starred in the 1999 adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's cult novel Fight Club. More recently, he won critical acclaim for his role as the leper king of Jerusalem in Kingdom of Heaven. In 2000, he made his debut as a film director with Keeping the Faith. He will also direct his film adaptation of the novel Motherless Brooklyn.
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  • Though Norton went to Yale, he didn't go for Drama, instead he went to study History.
  • Edward Norton's character in 25th Hour paraphrases a line Edward Norton's character in American History X said. "Slavery ended like 137 years ago, move the F#%k on."
  • Once Edward Norton ran into Arnold Schwarzenegger and Arnold complimented Norton on his muscles that he had built up for American History X
  • Los Angeles, December 1998 - Played guitar with Courtney Love's band 'Hole' for two gigs.
  • Primal Fear (1996)- Based on a book, character Aaron Stampler did not have a stutter, but when Norton auditioned he gave him one.
  • Middle name = Harrison.

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