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Edward Norton

Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and producer. In 1996, his supporting role in the courtroom drama Primal Fear garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

 

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Woody Harrelson and Edward Norton will join the Rest Of The World team to take on Robbie Williams’ England side in aid of Unicef on May 27 at Old Trafford.

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Norton seems sweet, thoughtful and warm, Moriarty observes, in short, nothing like the characters he plays. "I find myself more drawn towards things that seem extremely exotic to me or foreign to me, because it's much more interesting to me," he says.

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making his stage debut at the age of eight in a local production of Annie Get Your Gun. Although young, Norton already exhibited an unusual amount of professionalism and took his subsequent roles seriously. After high school, he studied astronomy, history, and Japanese at Yale, and was also active in the university's theatrical productions.

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He is a fiercely intelligent guy, and justifiably serious about his craft. He does not seem to love the press, but when treated with respect, he seems more than willing to have a real conversation about what he does and about film in general.

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Edward Norton has got other things that occupy his attention these days, like Crowdrise, the Kickstarter-esque charity website that he and Shauna Robertson have helped build over the last few years.

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Earth Day 2012: This Isn't About Tree-Hugging Anymore, It's About The Way We Live. Most of what I know about environmental conservation I learned from my father, who has been one of the leading minds and strategic architects of the movement for over 30 years, says Edward Norton.

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The son of a former Carter Administration federal prosecutor and an English teacher, as well as the grandson of famed developer James Rouse, Norton was born in Boston on August 18, 1969. He was raised in the planned community of Columbia, MD, and from an early age was known as an extremely bright and somewhat serious person.

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Norton is slightly less cautious about future Anderson projects. ‘If you’ve been working in movies for 15 years and you cant’ afford to do a Wes Anderson movie, you should fire your accountant.’

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Norton is also a committed social activist, sitting on the board of a non-profit organisation for affordable housing and as the American president of an African wilderness conservation trust.

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Norton, whom I meet in Cannes where he was attending the premiere of Moonrise Kingdom, is still only 42, but his career already stretches back almost two decades. He first entered the public consciousness with his brilliant debut, playing an altar boy accused of murder in Primal Fear (1994), and went on to appear in a succession of intense dramatic roles in films including Fight Club and American History X.

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