Edward Norton

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  • Name: Edward Norton ( Edward Harrison Norton )
  • Date of birth: 18 August 1969
  • Age: 47 years
  • Place of birth: Boston
  • Activities: actor, film Director, film producer
  • Marital status: married to Shauna Robertson

    Edward Norton: biography

    Edward Harrison Norton was born in August 1969 in Boston (Massachusetts, USA), but grew up in Columbia (Maryland, USA). With the birth of the boy and his sister Molly was expecting good life: the mother Robin was a teacher, and his father, Edward Sr. is an attorney. But the most famous of his grandfather Edward, the inventor of supermarkets, the architect, the famous planner of housing for low-income people and the author of several tourist centers in Boston.

    Edward Norton began to think about how to link your bio with a scene in childhood. He was «acting sick» in 6 years, when I watched a performance of «If I were a Princess». The famous actor admits that in that moment he could not tear his eyes from the magic of theatre, the scene killed him on the spot». After a little time Edward began to attend Orensteins Columbia school of theatrical arts, and in eight years debuted in a local production.

    The boy surprised the teachers of the drama club for his serious approach to acting, sometimes putting them to a standstill tricky questions about the super-idea of his character or interesting interpretation of the role played. For Norton the stage became the place where he could be himself, was free to make claims on the heart. For him the theatre life was my mother’s real balanced Breakfast and daddy’s lectures about the necessity of a classical education.

    After school Wilde lake in 1985, Edward Norton, at the behest of parents, attended Yale University. For the next five years the prestigious school became for man a prison, escape from which was performances at the Yale drama school, where he was actively improving his acting skills.

    Bachelor’s degree in history, Edward, again yielding to the influence of his parents, went to Osaka (Japan) to work in the company of his grandfather, «enterprise Fondejjshn». With hard work he was promoted to a member of the Board of Directors, however, returning to the United States, Norton could no longer pretend. One day he simply didn’t come to the service. The act of Edward was the cause of scandal in the family home, but the conversation with his father was quite succinct: «You can’t quit! I understand that you betrayed me?!»«I understand, but you’ll soon forgive me. To betray himself worse».

    A week passed Norton minute audition with the famous playwright

  • Edward Albee won the role in the play «a Fragment» — and so began his creative activity in theatre «Signature» in new York.

    Edward Norton: movies

    For Edward Norton kinodebyut became a prisoner of a sociopath Aaron in the Thriller «

  • Primal fear» was released in 1996. He received the»
  • Golden globe» for his work in this film and was nominated for»
  • Oscar» for best actor the second plan.

    Subsequently he was nominated, including best actor for playing in the film about neo-Nazis «

  • American history X». The American actor was nominated for serious awards for participation in the film adaptation of the novel»
  • Fight club» by Chuck Palahniuk, however, came to him real fame.

    In 2000, Edward Norton tried his hand as a Director, removing the romantic Comedy «Keeping the faith», which disagreed with his rowdy role. This painting he dedicated to his mother, Robin, who died from brain cancer in 1997, On a question of journalists, what is special about it found in the work of the film Director, Edward replied, «Terrible stress. Gray hair. The diseased liver. And a lot of pleasure from the fact that, as a conductor, manage the orchestra of many people with their ideas, problems and findings».

    Norton played himself in the television series «

  • Stella.» Also received positive reviews from critics for his performance in the movies»
  • The Kingdom of heaven»,»
  • The illusionist»,»
  • The Incredible Hulk». In 2014, Edward played the role of a Broadway actor in a Comedy»
  • Birdman». His work has received numerous awards and high ratings of world cinema.

    Along with producer

  • Bill Migliore and writer
  • Stuart Blumberg, Edward Norton founded the company «Class 5 Films».

    Edward Norton: love life

    Edward Norton was a very close relationship with popular Actresses

  • Salma Hayek and
  • Drew Barrymore. He also met with the singer
  • Courtney Love, with whom he toured as a session guitarist in the band Hole.

    Since 2011, Edward made an offer to the producer

  • Sean Robertson. The couple married in 2012. In March 2013, the couple had a son Atlas. Edward Norton can speak Japanese. He is a fan of the band Black Flag.

    Norton was a supporter of the Governor of new York

  • Eliot Spitzer, a critic of the
  • George W. Bush. He even made the producer of the film about US President Barack Obama (By the People: the Election of Barack Obama).

    Edward Norton: filmography

    • «Primal fear» (1996)
    • «Everyone says I love you» (1996)
    • «Rounders» (1998)
    • «Fight club» (1999)
    • «Keeping the faith» (2000)
    • «Safecracker» (2001)
    • «Frida» (2002)
    • «The Italian job» (2003)
    • «The Kingdom of heaven» (2005)
    • «The illusionist» (2006)
    • «The incredible Hulk» (2008)
    • «The invention of lying» (2009)
    • «Stone» (2010)
    • «The dictator» (2012)
    • «Birdman» (2014)

    Edward Norton: photo

    Edward Norton

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