Edward Norton

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  • Birth Name: Edward Harrison Norton
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director
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Fast Facts

  • Yale classmates included fellow actors Paul Giamatti and Ron Livingston.
  • Briefly worked for his grandfather's company in Osaka, Japan, after graduating college.
  • Gained 30 pounds of muscle for his role as a violent neo-Nazi in 1998's American History X.
  • Ran in the 2009 New York Marathon with a team of Maasai warriors to raise funds for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust.
  • Founder of Crowdrise, a website that has helped organize grassroots activism.
  • Has served as the UN goodwill ambassador for biodiversity.

Awards

  • 2015, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 1997, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 1997, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2007, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Male Lead: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Nonfiction Special: Nominee
  • 1996, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2014, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2015, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 1998, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Courtney Love — Ex-significant Other
  • Atlas Norton — Son
  • Edward Norton Sr. — Father
  • James Rouse — Grandfather
  • Patricia Traugott Rouse — Grandmother
  • James Norton — Brother
  • Robin Norton — Mother
  • Shauna Robertson — Wife
  • Salma Hayek — Ex-significant Other
  • Molly Norton — Sister

College

  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (BA in History, 1991)

Details

  • Birth Name: Edward Harrison Norton
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director

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