Edward Norton Actor Bio

Edward NortonName: Edward Harrison Norton

 

Date/Place of Birth: August 18th, 1969; Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

Brief Bio: Edward Norton first developed an interest for acting when he was five, and attended several theater schools over the course of his life. He spent time working with the Signature players in New York, who produced the works of director and playwright Edward Albee. Around the time Norton was appearing in Albee’s Fragments, Primal Fear (1996) was short one young actor to star alongside Richard Gere. His test screenings became a Hollywood sensation, snowballing him into roles in Woody Allen’s Everyone Says I Love You (1996),  The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), American History X (1998), and more. Edward Norton is best known for playing characters that have multiple personalities, and that are intelligent but troubled.

 

Roles

 

Fight Club (1999) – The Narrator

 

The Illusionist (2006) – Eisenheim

 

The Incredible Hulk (2008) – Bruce Banner

 

Pride and Glory (2008) – Ray Tierney

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