Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969 in Boston, Mass. The Yale graduate moved to New York to act before his breakthrough role as a sociopath in 1996's Primal Fear, for which he won a Golden Globe and received an Oscar nomination.
Norton went on to star in American History X, for which he earned another Oscar nom, and Fight Club, with Brad Pitt. Norton has also starred in such blockbusters as The Illusionist and The Incredible Hulk.
Norton has had long-term relationships with singer Courtney Love and actress Selma Hayek and his current wife, movie producer Shauna Robertson.