In Conversation With Edward NortonBy kamla bhatt • Oct 16th, 2010
Category: Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, USA, Video
Edward Norton is an actor, director, filmmaker and conservationist. Recently he was appointed as the UN envoy for biodiversity. Norton has won critical acclaim and recognition for his roles in films like Primal Fear, American History X, Fight Club and Painted Veil. In mid-October Norton’s new film Stone directed by John Curran is set to release.
In this interview Norton talks about films, technology, philanthropy and biodiversity. You can watch a short interview of Norton talking about Stone and Robert De Niro.
With reference to filmmaking and acting Norton shares his thoughts on what does draw him to a character. Think complex and layered personalities. He also talks about director Curran’s vision for making Stone and Robert De Niro’s approach to acting.
Besides acting, Norton is deeply interested and involved in conservation and philanthropy work. Earlier this year he created Crowdrise, an online social networking platform that helps raise funds for charities.
In July 2010 he was appointed as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiveristy, a subject that is of deep interest to him.
You can follow Norton on Twitter.