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Edward was born under the official name Norton, Edward Harrison on August 18th, 1969. Known to his close friends as Ed, he has been a credited actor since the 1996 film The People vs. Larry Flynt.
Edward Norton is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in nine films including the 2009 comedy film Leaves of Grass as the character Bill Kincaid, the 2009 comedy movie Leaves of Grass playing Brady Kincaid and the 2008 action release The Incredible Hulk cast as Bruce Banner.
Edward has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in fourteen films including: the 2013 documentary film Salinger as the character Himself, the 2012 action movie The Bourne Legacy playing Col Eric Byer, USAF, Ret. and the 2012 comedy release Moonrise Kingdom cast as Scout Master Ward.
Edward Norton has earned salaries up to $8,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 action film The Incredible Hulk, which brought in $135,000,000 at the box office.
Edward Norton has directed on numerous occassions including: Keeping the Faith (2000). In 2000 Edward Norton produced his first movie, the comedy film Keeping the Faith. Since then he went on to produce six movies including: 25th Hour (2002) and Down in the Valley (2005) among others .
Edward is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eleven magazines, captured in more than one pictorials, interviewed in over thirteen publications and featured in sixteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Edward Norton has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Aaron Stampler in the 1996 film Primal Fear. Edward Norton was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Derek in the 1998 movie American History X .