Fictional Characters The Best Edward Norton Characters  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Edward Norton character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Edward Norton characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Edward Norton are at the top of the list. The list you're viewing contains items like Eisenheim and Derek Vinyard. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Edward Norton character?" or "What are the top Edward Norton performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Edward Norton performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Edward Norton roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Fight Club
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American History X
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82 14
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Primal Fear
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52 14
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The Illusionist
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45 15
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Red Dragon
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37 14
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Walter Fane The Painted Veil
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28 11
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Lester 'Worm' Murphy Rounders
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30 13
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Jack Teller The Score
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27 13
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Steve The Italian Job
10
26 13
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Father Brian Finn Keeping the Faith
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The Incredible Hulk
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23 11
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Monty Brogan 25th Hour
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23 12
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Henckels The Grand Budapest Hotel
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20 11
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Sheldon Mopes Death to Smoochy
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18 11
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Scout Master Ward Moonrise Kingdom
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15 9
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The Bourne Legacy
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17 11
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King Baldwin Kingdom of Heaven
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18 12
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Death to Smoochy
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12 7
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Tom Islava added Mike Shiner Birdman
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16 11
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Alan Isaacman The People vs. Larry Flynt
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15 11
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Ray Tierney Pride and Glory
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14 10
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Stone Stone
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13 10
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Brady Kincaid Leaves of Grass
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13 11
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Bill Kincaid Leaves of Grass
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9 8
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Nelson Rockefeller Frida