Norman Reedus was born in Florida, where he lived only a few months before moving to Los Angeles, California. He also lived in several cities in several different countries including Japan, Britain, and Spain.
Norman Reedus’s first film was in 1997 with horror thriller film Mimic directed by Guillermo del Toro. Other films follwed such as Blade II, 8mm, American Gangster and Red Canyon.
He became very popular with the role of Murphy MacManus in the 1999 movie The Boondock Saints starring opposite Sean Patrick Flanery and Willem Dafoe. He and Flanery joined in the sequel 2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.
At the moment, he is best known for playing Daryl Dixon in the The Walking Dead television series.
The character was not originally in the comic book series but created specifically for Reedus after his audition for the character of Merle Dixon. He’ll also be appearing as Daryl in the third season of the show which is scheduled to air in fall 2012.
Present at FACTS: 2012