From 1981 to 1985, along with his brother, Norton attended Camp Pasquaney on the shores of Newfound Lake in Bristol, New Hampshire, where he won the acting cup in 1984; he returned to the camp's council for two years by directing theater, and maintains close connections with the camp.In his film debut Primal Fear (1996), Norton played Aaron Stampler, an altar boy who is charged with the murder of a Roman Catholic archbishop and is defended by Martin Vail (Richard Gere).Edward is about to start filming his next project, the Wes Anderson directed drama Moonrise Kingdom alongside Bruce Willis and Tilda Swinton.The film follows the story of two young lovers who flee their New England town only to spark a manhunt.His father, Edward Mower Norton Jr., served in Vietnam as a Marine lieutenant and was later an environmental lawyer and conservation advocate working in Asia, as well as a former federal prosecutor in the Carter administration.His maternal grandfather, James Rouse, was the founder of The Rouse Company, who developed the city of Columbia, Maryland (where Norton grew up), helped develop Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Norfolk's Waterside Festival Marketplace and Boston's Quincy Market, as well as co-founded Enterprise Community Partners with Norton's maternal step-grandmother, Patty Rouse.Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Love and Norton dated for four years back in the 1990's and the Hole front woman spoke to the New York Post about his engagement.'Wow, it's about time.After six years together Edward Norton has finally popped the question to his long-term girlfriend Shauna Robertson.The 41-year-old Fight Club actor reportedly proposed three weeks ago while the couple were on holiday in India.We've seen enough "making of" documentaries to know you just stopped the film to achieve the effect, or had the actor duck out of the frame for a second. With its sweeping camera, gimmicky editing and consistent defiance of the laws of physics, the movie positively basks in its movie-ness.See also: Michael Caine reveals life successes Now You See Me could work only if it could somehow make us forget we're watching a movie. So, robbed of the sense of wonder that magic is supposed to instill, we instead start picking apart the movie's plot, which in this case is akin to picking watermelons in a daisy patch.He has also directed and co-written films, including his directorial debut, Keeping the Faith (2000).