EDWARD NORTON
(Edward Harrison Norton)
 
* 18. August 1969 (in Boston, Massachusetts)
 
OSCARNOMINEE
 

2015 as Mike in 'Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance'

1997 as Aaron/Roy Stampler in 'Primal Fear'

1999 as Derek Vinyard in 'American History X'

 
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one of my favourite actors since I saw him 'Primal Fear' (1996)

Edward turned down the role of James Ryan in 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998)

he was considered for the role of Andy Kaufmann in 'Man on the Moon' (1999)

the young lady sitting next to him at the Academy Awards Presentation in 1997 was his sister, Molly

Edward Norton has a brother, James, and a sister, Molly...both are younger than Edward

he received history degree from Yale in 1991

his father, Edward Norton, Sr. is a lawyer (once worked for Ex-President Jimmy Carter), his mother, Robin, (died of brain cancer on 06. March 1997) was a foundation executive of the Enterprise foundation, founded by her parents, Patricia and James Rouse (* 1914 + 1996)

his mother also was a teacher at the Centennial High School in Columbia (a former pupil of her - thanks Cathy - , wrote me, that she would rather have been remembered for that, than being part of her dad's company)
 
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