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
When people come together too young, they try to become one person. As you get older, you realize that you don't want to become one person because then you lose the person you are.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think there is a serious corruption in the idea sold through advertising that you can attain spiritual peace through lifestyle and the notion of building your happiness from the outside-in by acquiring things . . . which if you think about it, is the essence of advertisingMore Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The "environmental movement" is becoming an economic movement, is joining the social justice movement, is becoming a sustainability movement. It's leaving behind the "People's Needs versus Nature's Needs" conflict in favor of making the case for environmental health as the essential underpinning of prosperous and stable human civilization.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life, like poker has an element of risk. It shouldn't be avoided. It should be faced.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are tens of thousands of charities and hundreds of thousands, getting towards millions, of people now using it. And when I flip through it, I'm just blown away by people.More Edward Norton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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