Edward Norton

Edward Norton

His role as Aaron Stampler in 'Primal Fear' (1996)
Edward James Norton Jr. (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor known for his reticence to embrace celebrity status. Norton was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Columbia, Maryland.His mother Robin, an English teacher, died of a brain tumor in 1997; his father, Edward Sr. is an attorney and former federal prosecutor under the Carter administration who now works for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He is the grandson of developer James Rouse, who designed the city of Columbia, Maryland; Baltimore's Inner Harbor; and Boston's Quincy Market.Norton graduated from Wilde Lake High School in 1985, then Yale University in 1991 with a B.A. in history.Norton was launched into the spotlight by 1996's Primal Fear, in which he played a young sociopathic convict, and for which he won a Golden Globe and a nomination for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. He earned numerous nominations for his role as a reformed neo-Nazi in 1998's American History X, and starred in the 1999 adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's cult hit novel Fight Club. More recently, he played himself in a cameo role in the experimental comedy show Stella.Norton has put time and money toward social activist causes, including improving the quality of living in low-income communities.He has dated actress Salma Hayek.Source: en.wikipedia.org
I think we really feel like Crowdrise could be something that, 20 years from now, people take for granted because that's just how you do it, like if you're going to raise money for something, that's how you do it.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy, which is not to be confused with sympathy. You're trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that's about so you can represent it.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wish I were more musically gifted, more intuitive in playing instruments.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't have anything to prove to anybody, which is a lovely place to be.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
“Lewis and Clark's expedition is as great a story as you could ever hope to tell, and like so many people, Brad and I have both been drawn to it for years, ... We both always agreed that compressing that story into a feature-length film ruined the spirit of it ... so we sat down and said, 'How can we really do this justice?'”More Edward Norton quotes [11/19/2006 12:11:00]

Quotes of the month

Candace Owens Will rioting and looting as well as violence against cops bring back George Floyd? [06/06/2020 01:06:52] More


Leonid Parfenov The court is always on the side of the prosecutor's office. [06/17/2020 10:06:04] More


Aleksandr Grachev It’s sad when only funny salary is the fun in life. [06/17/2020 12:06:25] More


Arina Averina Sadness is when you always leave the gym and understand how much you leave behind you. [06/28/2020 04:06:46] More


Ferdinand Porsche In the beginning I looked around and, not finding the automobile of my dreams, decided to build it myself. [06/24/2020 08:06:00] More