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Jim Norton

Highest Rated:   91% Straw Dogs (1971)
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Took drama and elocution lessons as a child. Got his start in show business as a 10-year-oldsoprano on an Irish radio show. His father opened one of the first delicatessens in Dublin. Early in his career he was afraid that he would be typecast in Irish parts and for a long time refused to take them. Starred on Broadway as Finian in a 2009 revival of Finian's Rainbow. Has done the readings for audio books of James Joyce's Ulysses, The Dubliners, Finnegan's Wake and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Has been inseveral productions of playwright Conor McPherson works, including The Weir, a role theauthorspecifically wrote for Norton, and The Seafarer, for which he won a Tony in 2008for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play. Sister started the Betty Ann NortonTheatre School in Dublin.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
27% The Boy
  • Mr. Heelshire
$30.2M 2016
76% Jimmy's Hall
  • Father Sheridan
2015
60% Water for Elephants
  • Camel
$58.8M 2011
75% The Eclipse
  • Malachy McNeill
2010
63% The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas)
  • Herr Liszt
$9.1M 2008
No Score Yet Stealing Klimt
  • Narrator
2007
48% Driving Lessons
  • Mr. Fincham
2006
59% Oyster Farmer
  • Mumbles
2005
36% Conspiracy of Silence
  • Bishop Michael Quinn
2004
57% Mad About Mambo
  • Brother Xavier
2000
83% American History X
  • Randy
1998
80% Into the West
  • Superintendant O'Mara
1993
No Score Yet Midnight's Child
  • Actor
1992
21% Memoirs of an Invisible Man
  • Dr. Bernard Wachs
1992
No Score Yet Megaville
  • Dr. Bernard Wachs
1991
83% Hidden Agenda
  • Brodie
1990
No Score Yet The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Coroner
1988
No Score Yet Sakharov
  • Actor
1984
No Score Yet Cry of the Innocent
  • Actor
1980
91% Straw Dogs
  • Cawsey
1971

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% Elementary
2012
  • Sir James Walter
  • 2014
93% Louie
2010-2015
  • Jim
  • 2010
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Coroner
  • 2003
No Score Yet Babylon 5
1993-1998
  • Dr. Lazarenn Ombuds Wellington Narn Image
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
No Score Yet Frasier
1993-2004
  • Wentworth
  • 1995
No Score Yet Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
  • Albert Einstein
  • 1993
  • 1991
No Score Yet Cheers
1982-1993
  • Guest
  • Henderson
  • 1992
No Score Yet Inspector George Gently
2008-2015
  • Actor
100% River
2015
  • Michael Bennigan

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