Did Edward Norton make a short appearance in the new movie, "The Dictator"?
Yes, Edward Norton (born Edward Harrison Norton on August 18, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland) did appear as himself in the movie The Dictator, though he was uncredited.
He was one of several celebrities that made an appearance in the film; Megan Fox, Hilary Clinton (through archive footage), and President Barack Obama (also through archive footage), made appearances in the film.
Sacha Baron Cohen was both a writer for the film, as well as its star. The movie was released on May 16, 2012, and Inside Movies is reporting that it raked in $24,500,000 in its first 5 days (it cost an estimated $65,000,000 to produce).