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Jim Norton

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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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
27% The Boy
  • Mr. Heelshire
2016
77% Jimmy's Hall
  • Father Sheridan
2015
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: Of Mice And Men
  • Candy
2014
46% Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  • Old Mr. Black
2012
60% Water for Elephants
  • Camel
2011
8% Furry Vengeance
  • Hank
2010
75% The Eclipse
  • Malachy McNeill
2010
62% The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas)
  • Herr Liszt
2008
48% Driving Lessons
  • Mr. Fincham
2006
59% Oyster Farmer
  • Mumbles
2005
36% Conspiracy of Silence
  • Bishop Michael Quinn
2004
76% Comedian
  • Actor
2002
57% Mad About Mambo
  • Brother Xavier
2000
83% American History X
  • Randy
1998
80% Into the West
  • Superintendant O'Mara
1993
21% Memoirs of an Invisible Man
  • Dr. Bernard Wachs
1992
83% Hidden Agenda
  • Brodie
1990
No Score Yet The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Coroner
1988
No Score Yet Screamer
  • Actor
1974
91% Straw Dogs
  • Cawsey
1971

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Frasier
1993-2004
  • Wentworth

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