Edward Norton is Now a Father: It's a Boy


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Having already become an accomplished Hollywood actor, Edward Norton is now becoming a family man.

The 43-year-old American History X star's fiancé gave birth to a baby boy, in March, according to a report from US magazine. Citing an anonymous "insider," the magazine reports that the couple are "thrilled and excited" about their new child.

Norton and Shauna Robertson, the mother, have been engaged since 2011. Robertson is a producer who has worked on projects such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Superbad, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

Norton began his career in New York theatre, and in 1996 was cast in the movie Primal Fear. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for the performance, and went on to star in American History X, for which he was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar. Norton has gone on to star in movies such as Fight Club, Death to Smoochy, The Italian Job, and The Incredible Hulk. His next movie projects include the Wes Anderson film The Grand Budapest Hotel and the 2014 movie Birdman.