Birthplace: Columbia, Maryland
Norton received both Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for his film debut opposite Richard Gere in Primal Fear (1996). The Yale graduate started his career in New York City, playing in Edward Albee's premiere production of Fragments. He became better known after appearing in feature films like Everyone Says I Love You (1996) and The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996). Other films include Fight Club (1999) and The Score (2001).