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Edward Norton

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor


Who is Edward Norton?

Edward Norton is an American movie actor and filmmaker. He has won a number of film awards and has been nominated for three Academy Awards. In 1997, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Primal Fear. He followed that in 1998 with a nomination for Best Actor for his role in the film American History X. More recently, Edward Norton was nominated in 2014 for Best Supporting Actor for the film Birdman.

Famous Kin

Edward Norton is a direct descendant of the legendary Pocahontas and her husband John Rolfe. His U.S. Presidential kin include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison, Millard Fillmore, John Tyler, Rutherford B. Hayes, Grover Cleveland, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Zachary Taylor, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama, and both Presidents Bush. His royal family connections include King Ferdinand II of Spain, King Henry VIII and some of his wives, along with members of the current royal family including Queen Elizabeth II, the late Princess Diana, and Catherine Middleton.

Edward Norton’s historically significant kin include Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Civil War Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1st U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Hamilton, explorer Meriwether Lewis, inventor Thomas Edison, polar explorer Admiral Richard Byrd, women’s rights advocate Susan B. Anthony, and many others. Fellow celebrities found in his family tree include Johnny Depp, Christopher Lloyd, Ted Danson, Roy Rogers, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kim Kardashian, John Wayne, Anderson Cooper, James Spader, Oliver Platt, Jodie Foster, and many others.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Edward Norton

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Humphrey de Bohun

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

13th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir Thomas Blount

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

12th cousin 1 time removed
via William Brewster

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin
via William Bradford Jr.

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

13th cousin
via William Brewster

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin 1 time removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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Fergie

Singer, Songwriter and Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via George Pardee

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Thomas Sadoski

Stage, TV and Movie Actor

13th cousin
via William Brewster

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

6th cousin 6 times removed
via William Keeney

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Rev. John Whittingham

(c1616 - 1639)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

1st cousin 12 times removed
via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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John White

(c1602 - 1673)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

10th great-grandfather

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Ethan Peck

TV and Movie Actor

14th cousin
via Richard Fiske

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Peter Mallory

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Gregory Peck

Movie Actor

12th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Fiske

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

12th cousin
via William Hyde

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Richards

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Richards

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Jonathan Brewster

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Alice Carpenter

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Humphrey Turner

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William Brewster

(c1566 - 1644)
Mayflower passenger 1620

12th great-grandfather

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Edward Norton photo by David Shankbone (CC BY 3.0)