“Before [becoming an actor] I kind of just wanted to paint and live somewhere and do something low-key and artistic.”
“I'm not saying that I don't like the success of the job, but I really like going to work every day and I really like coming home and feeling satisfied with what I did today.”
“I hate that word, 'quirky.' It's like the worst f--king word in the world.”
Norman Reedus (born Mark Norman Reedus in Hollywood, Florida on January 6, 1969) is an actor, director and model who landed his first movie role in the movie Mimic in 1997. He was discovered at a party in LA, but quickly decided to take on acting. After Mimic, he starred in a variety of different roles, like Six Ways to Sunday, Blade II, American Gangster, and of course Boondock Saints in 1999. Then, ten years later, he also starred in the sequel, The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. Also, Charmed fans may recognize him as he guest starred on the show as Paige’s boyfriend. In 2010, he landed the role of a lifetime as Daryl Dixon in The Walking Dead.
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Norman is best known for his roles in Boondock Saints and in The Walking Dead.
Norman is currently in a romantic relationship with actress Diane Kruger. Norman has a son, Mingus Lucien Reedus, in 1999 with his longtime girlfriend, Helena Christensen. They never married but they were together for five years until 2003, then broke it off. They have joint custody of Mingus. In June 2015 it was reported that Norman and his Walking Dead co-star, Emily Kinney, were dating, though those rumors were never confirmed.