Fact: Two of this year's (15) Oscar nominees have played giant green superhero The Hulk. Edward Norton and Mark Ruffalo, who have both portrayed the character in separate movies, are going up against each other in the Best Supporting Actor category for Birdman and Foxcatcher respectively.
Quote: "We couldn't have had more fun making that movie... but I literally stopped going to Vegas for many years because so many people would scream 'Worm'!" Actor Edward Norton on cult card-playing movie Rounders. The actor portrayed a character called Worm.
Quote: "He was one of the absolute giants... Every great actor and director and writer you've ever known, at some point, went to Mike for advice... I was such a fan. He was really one of the gods for people of my generation... He was so encouraging and engaging and generous." Actor Edward Norton pays tribute to moviemaker Mike Nichols, who died on Wednesday (19Nov14).
Fact: Actor Edward Norton and singer Jennifer Hudson feature in chilling advertisements to raise awareness of heart disease among women. The public service announcements are part of a campaign called Fight the Lady Killer from the Women's Heart Alliance organisation, which is co-founded by Barbra Streisand.
Quote: "He told me that when... they did The Last Temptation of Christ together and Willem had to be lifted once, bolted to the cross, that he came out of his loincloth... He said, 'Guys, I'm gonna need some help!' And Harvey told me that a grip... said, 'Is that props or animal wrangler?'" Edward Norton fuels the myth that Willem Dafoe is one of Hollywood's most well-endowed stars thanks to a story Harvey Keitel told him.
Quote: "In New York they have a thing now where it's just a messenger delivery service - you can use to pick something up and take it somewhere, and I like bicycles and scooters and motorbikes, so I think I'm gonna be an Uber messenger." Actor Edward Norton is considering a side career as a for-hire messenger man as part of a new Uber service.
Fact: Edward Norton's magical 2006 movie The Illusionist is to be adapted for the small screen. Mark Hudis, who recently executive produced vampire drama True Blood, has signed on to script the series.
Tweet: "Mexico robbed!! Give that guy on the Orange an Oscar for that flop." Actor Edward Norton is not happy with the soccer referee's decision to award the Netherlands a penalty in the 94th minute following Arjen Robben's tumble in their World Cup clash with Mexico on Sunday (29Jun14). The ruling helped the Netherlands steal a late victory in their 2-1 win over Mexico to advance to the Quarter Finals.
Quote: "Having worked with Harvey a couple of times before, I knew him to be a very dense man... Somehow he's five-foot-eight and weighs, like, 240 (pounds) and there's no fat on him; it's all this granite-like body and so when Wes (Anderson) showed me these scenes where I was gonna run around with him on my back and leap over rivers, I said..., 'I really think we need to work something out...' We ended up coming up with the Harvey Keitel backpack dummy, which is a dummy of Harvey but with backpack straps that I could wear." Actor Edward Norton on the trick he used to carry his heavy co-star in new film Moonrise Kingdom.
Quote: "It's a possibility. We've talked about it but me and Brad being in something together is a complicated thing to put together." Edward Norton is keen to reunite with his Fight Club co-star Brad Pitt in the future if their busy schedules allow it.
Quote: "I did, like, 3:47... I ran with these Masai warriors... and I beat two of them. I schooled the Africans." Actor Edward Norton on his 2009 New York Marathon feat.
Quote: "We feel like it's our generation's Hamlet, and we're all going to get a crack (at) it. We're copacetic; we're cool." Mark Ruffalo insists there is no bad blood between him and his HULK predecessor Edward Norton after movie bosses ditched the Fight Club star from The Avengers.
Quote: "No, not this year!" Actor Edward Norton has no plans to repeat his success at the 2009 New York Marathon, when he completed the 26.2 mile (42.2 kilometre) race in three hours, 48 minutes and one second, raising $300,000 (£200,000) for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust.
Quote: "I think The People vs. Larry Flynt really holds up... Someone said they use that film in civics classes in Slovenia... The film is a great portrait of the messiness of a true democratic society." Edward Norton on his favourite film experience.
Fact: Movie star Edward Norton's father has been working on reef conservation projects in Bali, Indonesia for the past decade.
Fact: Alanis Morissette completed the New York marathon in an impressive time of four hours, 28 minutes and raised nearly $4,000 (£2,500) for her chosen charity - the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust. Former E.R. star Anthony Edwards, actor Edward Norton and illusionist David Blaine also donned their running shoes to compete in the event.
Quote: "I'm definitely most intimidated by the Queensboro Bridge. Everyone says that's just the soul-killer." Actor Edward Norton is dreading tackling the landmark which links the Big Apple boroughs of Queens and Manhattan when he runs the New York Marathon on Sunday (01Nov09).
Quote: "I think they find a lot of (New York City) strange and intense. The community they come from is 7,000 people in about 300 square miles. They're going to run a race with 40,000 people... The density of people is one of the things that's most striking to them. They're really just staggered by how many people are here." Edward Norton admits his Maasai warrior friends are overwhelmed by the sheer number of people in the Big Apple. The actor is running Sunday's (01Nov09) New York Marathon for charity with three Maasai warriors he befriended during a recent trip to Kenya.
Quote: "BRAD (PITT) might do that. I might not... He's more of a musical theatre type and he's got the whole chorus; his whole family. But that would be really strange." Edward Norton on reports Fight Club is to be adapted as a stage musical.
Fact: Actors Goldie Hawn, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Hopper, SALMA HAYAK and Edward Norton are all competing for the $1 million (GBP500,000) prize at the Partouche Charity Poker Festival in Cannes, France this weekend (16-18May08).
Quote: "She's like one of those Slavic princesses." Edward Norton is amazed by the beauty of his THE ILLUSIONIST co-star JESSICA BIEL.
Fact: FIGHT CLUB star Edward Norton took a year-long break from acting to learn how to fly a plane and gain his pilot's license.