Ed Norton

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Edward Norton (born 18.08.1969)
Edward Norton is an American actor.

Edward Norton: Childhood
Edward Norton was born in Boston and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. His parents are Edward Norton, Jr., an environmental lawyer, and Lydia Robinson, an English teacher.
He attended Camp Pasquaney in New Hampshire and won the acting cup in 1984.
He worked in Osaka, Japan as a consultant in his grandfather's company, Enterprise Community Partners.

Edward Norton: Acting career
Edward Norton moved to New York City to begin his acting career in theatre.
His film debut was 1996's 'Primal Fear' alongside Richard Gere. He won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award.
In 1998, he appeared in the gritty neo-Nazi drama 'American History X' alongside Edward Furlong which grossed over $23 million worldwide and earned him another Oscar nomination. He was also in 'Rounders' with Matt Damon.
In 1999, he starred in 'Fight Club' with Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter.
In 2002, he was in Hannibal Lecter movie 'Red Dragon' opposite Anthony Hopkins and Ralph Fiennes, as well as '25th Hour' with Philip Seymour Hoffman.
In 2003, Paramount Studios forced him to appear in 'The Italian Job' to fulfil his contract with them but he refused to promote it.
In 2006, he starred in 'Down in the Valley' opposite Evan Rachel Wood and 'The Illusionist' with Jessica Biel.
He played The Incredible Hulk in the Marvel Studios film of the same name in 2008.
2010 saw him in 'Stone' alongside Robert De Niro.
He plays villain Eric Byer in 2012's 'The Bourne Legacy'.

Edward Norton: Personal life
Edward Norton has previously dated Courtney Love and Salma Hayek.
He got engaged to film producer Shauna Robertson in 2011 with whom he has one son.
He has a private pilot license.
He is a member of the board of trustees of Enterprise Community Partners which developes affordable housing in his hometown.
He supports many environmental causes such as Enterprise's Green Communities Initiative and is a social activist.
He is president of the American branch of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust which he raised money for with a team of runners in the New York City Marathon in 2009 including Alanis Morissette and David Blaine. He was the fastest in his team.
In 2012, he participated in the 'England vs. The Rest of the World' match for Soccer Aid alongside Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson.

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That movie was awesome! *spoiler* teeheemy favorite part was the waterfall scene!(hearts in my eyes)

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Saw this movie on a Airplane to the States it is FANTASTIC. so original lovely story line. I hope it becomes a huge hit

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