Just the Facts Lou Ferrigno Born: Louis Jude Ferrigno in Brooklyn, N.Y., in November 1951. Raised in an Italian-American family, his father, Matthew, was a NYPD lieutenant who was also a weight lifter. He was often critical of Lou. When he was 3, Lou suffered an ear infection and permanently lost 80% of his hearing. He started training with weights at 13. His role model was body builder and Hercules star Steve Reeves. Edward Norton Born: Edward Harrison Norton in Boston, Mass., in August 1969. Norton grew up in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Robin, was an English teacher; his father, Edward James Norton Jr., is an environmental lawyer and conservation advocate and was a former federal prosecutor under the Carter administration. Norton won an acting cup in 1984 at the Pasquaney camp he attended with brother Jim in Hebron, N.H. He later directed theater at the camp.
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