Facts of Norman Reedus Biography
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Norman Reedus is a good looking American model and actor. He came to highlight after playing as Daryl Dixon in the series 'The Walking Dead'. He is also known for portraying Murphy MacManus in the film 'The Boondock Saints'. He has appeared in many music videos and has modelled for a number of fashion designers.
EARLY YEARS & CAREER
Norman was born on 6 January 1969, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S. His birth name is Norman Mark Reedus. He is the son of Marianne and Norman Reedus. He has a sister named Leslie, who is two years younger. Reedus belongs to English, Italian, Northern Irish and Scottish descent. He spent his childhood in Los Angeles, California. He had also lived in United Kingdom, Japan, and Spain during his teen years. He used to work at a shop in Harley Davidson in Venice, California and has contributed to various shows as a photographer, video artist, painter, and sculptor. He acted in the play Maps for Drowners at the Tiffany Theatre on Sunset Boulevard. He was asked to be in a play at a play in Los Angeles.
Norman Reedus debuts his television acting in the year 1997, where he was cast as Jeremy in Guillermo del Toro horror thriller film 'Mimic'. He portrayed Murphy MacManus in the 1999 movie 'The Boondock Saints'. Since then, he regularly appears on several films including Six Ways to Sunday, Gossip, American Gangster, Hero Wanted, 8mm, Deuces Wild, Moscow Chill and Blade II. He also had a small role as German policeman in 2005 film Antibodies which was directed by Christiaan Alvart.
In 2008, Norman Reedus starred in the film 'Red Canyon' and the following years he reprised the sequel of 'The Boondock Saints' and 'The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day'. Reedus guest appeared on 'Charmed' as the boyfriend Nate of Paige’s. He booked the role of Daryl Dixon in the series 'The Walking Dead' in 2010. At first, he auditioned for the character of Merle Dixon. For his work as Daryl Dixon, Reedus won the nomination for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2012. He then starred in the film 'Hello Herman', which was opened nationwide on 7 June 2013. He was also starred in six episode of reality mini-series 'Ride with Norman Reedus' from June 12 to July 17, 2016.
MODELLING & OTHER WORKS
Norman Reedus has done modelling for many designers' brand and for commercials as well. He had modelled for Levi’s, Prada, Durban, Morgenthal Fredrics, Alessandro Dell’Acqua and Lexus. He has also modelled in several music videos, including 'Mean to Me' by Tonic; 'Fake Plastic Trees' by Radiohead; 'Cats in the Cradle' by Ugly Kid Joe; 'Violently Happy' by Bjork; 'Sun Down' by Tricky ft. Tirzah and much more. He has posed for a Cruelty- Free International for the support of ending cosmetics products made from animals.
Norman Reedus released a book of photography called "The Sun's Coming Up... Like A Big Bald Head" on 31 October 2013 and in September 2014 announced a fan art compilation called "Thanks For All The Niceness.
PERSONAL LIFE & NET WORTH
Norman Reedus was in a long-term relation with supermodel Helena Christensen. But they ended their relationship in 2003 after having a son named Mingus Lucien Reedus on 13 October 1999. Reedus, who has several tattoos on his body met a car accident in 2005 while he was in Berlin. According to his public profile, he is possibly single as there are no records of him having a girlfriend or romantic affairs.
Besides his talent in acting and modelling, Norman Reedus is also a painter, photographer, and sculptor. He exhibits his works in galleries in Frankfurt, Berlin, and New York. As of October 2016, his net worth is estimated to be $8 million dollars and get a good amount of salary from different sources.