Full Name: Norman Mark Reedus
The Walking Dead Character: Daryl Dixon
Date of Birth: January 6, 1969
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Bet You Didn’t Know… Norman was discovered at an L.A. party when he began screaming with giant sunglasses on until someone asked him to be in a play.
Before landing the role of Daryl Dixon — aka the most compelling character on TV right now — on The Walking Dead, Norman was best known for playing Murphy MacManus in the movie, The Boondock Saints.
Norman was born in Hollywood, Florida and raised in Los Angeles, California, where he worked at a Harley Davidson shop and as an artist before turning to acting. His first role was in Guillermo del Toro’s horror thriller film Mimic, and additional television and film roles soon followed.
Norman is also an accomplished model who has appeared in campaigns for Prada, Levi’s, and more, and nine music videos including Lady Gaga’s “Judas”.
Norman was in a longterm relationship with supermodel Helena Christensen from 1998-2003 and although they were never married they have one son, Mingus Lucien Reedus, born on October 13, 1999.
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