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Date of Birth 16 May 1960Houston, Texas, USA

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Bruce Norris was born on May 16, 1960 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for The Sixth Sense (1999), A Civil Action (1998) and All Good Things (2010).

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Younger brother of MTV celeb John Norris.
An accomplished playwright, his plays 'Purple Heart', 'The Infidel', 'We All Went Down to Amsterdam', 'The Pain and the Itch', and 'The Unmentionables' have been all been produced by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
He was nominated for a 1986 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Puntila and His Hired Man", at the Remains Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
He was nominated for a 1987 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Mystery of Irma Vep", at the Remains Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
He was nominated for a 1993 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Black Snow", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
His play, "We All Went Down to Amsterdam", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois, was awarded the 2003 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.
His play, "The Pain and the Itch", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.
His play, "A Parallelogram", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work-Play.
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, for his play "Clybourne Park".
His play, "Clybourne Park" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2012 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Large Play Production.
He was awarded the 2012 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Play for "Clybourne Park" on Broadway in New York City.

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