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Edward Norton
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Birth Date:August 18, 1969
Astrology Sign:Leo
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
Birth Name:Edward James Norton Jr.
Birth Place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Occupation:Movie Actor

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Edward Norton

Biography:Edward Norton Edward James Norton, Jr. (born August 18, 1969) is an Oscar-nominated American actor known for his reluctance to embrace his celebrity status.

Norton was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. His mother Robin, an English teacher, died of a brain tumor in 1997; his father, Edward Sr. is an attorney and former federal prosecutor under the Carter administration who now works for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Norton Jr. is the grandson of developer James Rouse (also see The Rouse Company), who designed the city of Columbia, Maryland (where Norton grew up) and who also helped develop Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Boston's Quincy Market. His sister, Molly Norton, attended Washington and Lee University. He has collaborated professionally with his brother Jim.

Norton graduated from Wilde Lake High School in 1987, then from Yale University in 1991 with a B.A. in history. It was at Yale that Norton became heavily involved in theater, taking as many classes as he could although never majoring in drama. Actor Ron Livingston was a classmate and fellow collegiate actor. He also had a brief stint in Japan, teaching English at the largely popular English Language School, NOVA Group. Norton relocated to New York City where he began waiting tables and doing Off-Broadway theater.

Norton was launched into the spotlight by 1996's Primal Fear, in which he played a young sociopathic convict, and for which he won a Golden Globe and a nomination for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. He earned numerous nominations, including an Best Actor nomination, for his role as a reformed neo-Nazi in 1998's American History X, and starred in the 1999 adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's cult hit novel Fight Club. More recently, he played himself in a cameo role in the experimental comedy show Stella, and won critical acclaim for his role as the leper king in Kingdom of Heaven.

Norton has put time and money toward social activist causes, including improving the quality of living in low-income communities.

He has dated actresses Salma Hayek and Drew Barrymore, as well as musician/actress Courtney Love, with whom he toured as a temporary guitarist for alternative band Hole.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Fight Club (1999)
American History X (1998)
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Chinese Horoscope for Edward Norton
Includes characteristics and Vices
Edward Norton's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 17, 1969 - February 05, 1970
Birthday: August 18, 1969

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Blind Faith

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Edward Norton's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: August 18, 1969

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Edward Norton's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: August 18, 2017

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.




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