• Ed  Norton

    Ed Norton

    Born on August 18th, 1969

    From Boston, Massachusetts

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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Poster

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Former cinema superhero Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is mounting an ambitious Broadway production that he hopes will breathe new life into his stagnant career. It's risky, but he hopes that his creative gamble will prove that he's a real artist and not just a washed-up movie star. As opening night approaches, a castmate is injured, forcing Riggan to hire an actor (Edward Norton) who is guaranteed to shake things up. Meanwhile, Riggan must deal with his girlfriend, daughter and ex-wife.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated
Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (2015)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
American History X Poster

American History X

Living a life marked by violence and racism, neo-Nazi Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) finally goes to prison after killing two black youths who tried to steal his car. Upon his release, Derek vows to change his ways; he hopes to prevent his younger brother, Danny (Edward Furlong), who idolizes Derek, from following in his footsteps. As he struggles with his own deeply ingrained prejudices and watches their mother grow sicker, Derek wonders if his family can overcome a lifetime of hate.

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Primal Fear

Defense attorney Martin Vail takes on jobs for money and prestige rather than any sense of the greater good. His latest case involves an altar boy, accused of brutally murdering the archbishop of Chicago. Vail finds himself up against his ex-pupil and ex-lover, but as the case progresses and the Church's dark secrets are revealed, Vail finds that what appeared a simple case takes on a darker, more dangerous aspect.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1997)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1997)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role