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American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse, who developed Columbia, MD; she passed ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 46 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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Fight Club
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The Illusionist Eisenheim
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Other Works:

Providing voice-over narration for a series of television commercials for DraftKings, a fantasy football website. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 15 Interviews | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 32 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Harrison | Ed Norton


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In fact, the United States today keeps on making the same sort of mistakes. We force those methods we think are useful on a few countries, hoping to make a few changes. See more »


Credits legendary acting coach Terry Schreiber as being a major reason behind his success as an actor. The story was that Norton, who speaks Japanese, worked a deal with Schreiber to trade acting lessons for Norton teaching Schreiber Japanese. Schreiber was to direct a play in Japan at the time, and agreed to the deal. Norton studied with Schreiber for about three years in the early 90s in New ... See more »


Often plays intelligent but troubled characters See more »



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