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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Feb 1994
  • Star rank: 67
  • Address:
    7052 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 3 tiles from the curb, facing west
  • GPS location:
    34.101417, -118.343530

Paul Newman

Next star: The Miracles
Previous star: Sophia Loren

Biography

Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver and team owner; he was also an environmentalist, social activist and philanthropist. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards. He also won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing, and his race teams won several championships in open wheel IndyCar racing.

Fact file

  • Born: Paul Leonard Newman January 26, 1925 Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
  • Died: September 26, 2008 (aged 83) Westport, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Lung cancer
  • Education: Ohio University Kenyon College Yale University Actors Studio
  • Occupation: Actor, director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, philanthropist
  • Years active: 1948–2008
  • Spouse(s): Jackie Witte (1949–1958; divorced) Joanne Woodward (1958–2008; his death)
  • Children: Allan Scott Newman (1950–1978) Stephanie Newman (b. 1951) Susan Kendall Newman (b. 1953) Elinor Teresa Newman (b. 1959) Melissa Steward Newman (b. 1961) Claire Olivia Newman (b. 1965)
  • Allegiance: United States of America
  • Service/branch: United States Navy
  • Years of service: 1943–1946
  • Rank: Aviation Radioman Third Class
  • Unit: Torpedo Squadron 98 Torpedo Squadron 99 Torpedo Squadron 100
  • Battles/wars: World War II
  • Participating years: 1979
  • Teams: Dick Barbour Racing
  • Best finish: 2nd (1979)
  • Class wins: 1 (1979)

Read more about Paul Newman at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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