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15 Reasons Why Edward Norton Should Be Your Celebrity Crush

There's just so much to love.

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1. He's a quadruple threat.

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He acts, directs, writes, and produces...all exceptionally well.

2. He gives back to his community.

Edward Norton has a long history of activism, from running the New York Marathon for charity to promoting environmental responsibility to helping families in need.
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Edward Norton has a long history of activism, from running the New York Marathon for charity to promoting environmental responsibility to helping families in need.

3. He's crazy talented.

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He's known for taking on exceptionally challenging roles in his films, and has been nominated twice for an Oscar. His performance in American History X is a feat of pure artistry.

4. He doesn't revel in celebrity.

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He loves being a normal person. He is quoted as having said, "If I ever have to stop taking the subway, I'm gonna have a heart attack."

5. He has an incredible sense of humor.

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Having starred in several Wes Anderson films, this Saturday Night Live video makes Norton all the more lovable for his acting chops and comedic timing.

6. He has roots in theatre.

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Before making the leap to the screen, Norton got his start on stage, acting in repertory theater and off-Broadway shows. He fell in love with theater as a child after his babysitter took him to community theater plays, and he took several theater classes in college.

7. He's incredibly intelligent.

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He graduated from Yale University in 1991 with a degree in history. Wouldn't mind pulling an all-nighter to study with him...

8. He has a cat named "Maggie."

9. He speaks four languages.

10. HE'S SO HANDSOME.

Just take a moment to appreciate that mug. What a guy.
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Just take a moment to appreciate that mug. What a guy.

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