About Actor Edward Norton
- Is in negotiations to play the villain in Universal’s THE BOURNE LEGACY opposite Jeremy Renner. (July 2011)
- Insisted on having his hair in perfect cornrows for his role in STONE. (2010)
- Will not reprise his role as Bruce Banner (better known as The Incredible Hulk) for THE AVENGERS. (July 2010)
- Was named UN goodwill ambassador for biodiversity. (July 2010)
- Launched a new funding website for charities called Crowdrise. (May 2010)
Edward Norton Biography
Two-time Academy Award® nominee EDWARD NORTON rose to prominence starring opposite Richard Gere in Primal Fear, for which he gained his first Academy Award® nomination, and he has gone on to star in numerous Hollywood blockbusters. Norton has headlined in the films Primal Fear; Everyone Says I Love You; The People vs. Larry Flynt; American History X; Rounders; Fight Club; Keeping the Faith; The Score; Death to Smoochy; Frida; Red Dragon and The 25th Hour.
Norton was nominated for his second Academy Award® for his performance in American History X. He won a Golden Globe for that performance, and has won numerous other awards for other performances. The film Frida, for which he wrote an uncredited screenplay, was nominated for six Academy Awards® and won two. He also won the Obie Award for his performance off-Broadway in a revival of Burn This by Lanford Wilson.
Norton produced and directed the film Keeping the Faith and is currently producing five other films, including adaptations of Mark Helprin’s A Soldier of the Great War; Somerset Maugham’s The Painted Veil; and Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn, for which he is currently writing the screenplay. Down in the Valley, which he produced, edited and performs in, was recently released.
Norton also recently created Class 5 Films in partnership with his brother Jim Norton, writer Stuart Blumberg and producer Bill Migliore. Class 5’s feature division will produce films through a first-look deal with Universal Pictures and the documentary division will produce nature and science films. Class 5’s first documentary production is a film for the Outdoor Life Network, The Great Rivers Expedition, about a historic white-water adventure that took place in China last winter. Class 5 is also collaborating with the Sea Studios Foundation on their multi-million-dollar series about earth system sciences for National Geographic, Strange Days on the Planet Earth, which Norton hosts and narrates.
Norton is also a committed social and environmental activist.
Edward Norton Movies
|The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV)||2009|
|Modern Family (TV Series)||2009|
|Leaves of Grass||2009|
|The Invention of Lying||2009|
|Pride and Glory||2008|
|The Incredible Hulk||2008|
|The Incredible Hulk||2008|
|The Painted Veil||2006|
|Down in the Valley||2005|
|Kingdom of Heaven||2005|
|The Italian Job||2003|
|Death to Smoochy||2002|
|The Simpsons (TV Series)||2000|
|Keeping the Faith||2000|
|American History X||1998|
|Everyone Says I Love You||1996|
|The People vs. Larry Flynt||1996|
|Only in America||1994|