Edward Norton is an American actor and filmmaker known for his roles in films, such as ‘Primal Fear,’ ‘The Illusionist,’ and ‘The Incredible Hulk.’
Probably, he also directed the American romantic comedy film “Keeping the Faith.” He also made his film debut with a major role in the crime thriller “Primal Fear,” where he played an altar boy accused of murdering an archbishop. Specialist in tormented characters, people with schizophrenia, or with a hidden dark side, his consideration was increasing rapidly.
Edward was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA, on August 18, 1969. His birth name is Edward Harrison Norton. His father’s name was Edward Mower Norton, Jr., who had served in Vietnam as a Marine Lieutenant, and her mother’s name was Lydia Robinson Norton, an English teacher.
Edward Norton has an estimated annual salary of around $ 50,000. As of 2021, Edward Norton’s net worth is estimated at $300 million.
Edward Norton Early life
While at the age of five, Norton saw the musical Cinderella with his parents at the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA), which ignited his interest in theater. During his pre-teen years, he enjoyed watching movies with his father but reflected that he was fascinated by cinematography rather than acting.
Edward Norton Wife
Additionally, he dated Canadian film producer Shauna Robertson in 2005. They got engaged in 2011 and married on November 29, 2012. They have a son Atlas (born March 18, 2013). Edward Norton has started dating musician Courtney Love. They were also engaged following their romantic relationship. While Edward was the one who helped Courtney deal with her depression due to her then-husband, Kurt Cobain. But that relationship also ended, and the engagement was canceled in 1999.
Edward Norton Career
He has also remained quite apart from the great Hollywood blockbusters, The Red Dragon (an adaptation of the first novel about Hannibal Lecter), or his participation, as a secondary, in The Kingdom of Heaven have been the few exceptions along with his new premiere, The Incredible Hulk, where he has even allowed himself something as unusual as getting involved in the same script.
American History after seeing him in Milos Forman’s Larry Flynt Scandal or Woody Allen’s Everybody Says I Love You. He becomes a card player in Rounders. He was the faithful friend of the young protagonist lawyer ( Matt Damon ) hooked like him to the joys and miseries of poker’s chance (and tricks).
Two years later, he would intervene in The score (A masterstroke) alongside no less than two monsters of performance such as Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando (in what would be his posthumous performance before the screens).
Edward Norton Award, nomination
He won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Primal Fear (1996) at the Golden Globe Award in 1997
Likewise, he was also a winner of the BOFCA Award for Best Supporting Actor for Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). He won the Best Supporting Actor for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), Primal Fear (1996), Everyone Says I Love You (1996) at the BSFC Award in 2015.
Likewise, he won the COFCA award for the best ensemble for the Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), the best ensemble for Moonrise Kingdom (2012).