Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver and team owner; he was also an environmentalist, liberal 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.
Paul Newman Racing Doc to Screen in Select Cities, Adds TrueCar Sponsor
Variety, 2015-05-07 20:12:24
Documentary “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman” will play across the U.S. in limited engagement after acquiring sponsor TrueCar, Inc., it was announced Wednesday. Radio personality Adam Carolla, who directed the doc along with Nate Adams, partnered with the web-based car-buying marketplace to host special screenings of the film ...
Cleveland Play House wins Regional Theater Tony Award
Yahoo Entertainment, 2015-04-24 22:47:33
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's Regional Theater Tony Award will go to the Cleveland Play House as it embarks on its centennial season.
FilmBuff to Release Adam Carolla’s Paul Newman Racing Documentary
Variety, 2015-04-06 20:58:39
FilmBuff has licensed worldwide rights to distribute “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman,” directed and produced by Adam Carolla, Variety has learned exclusively. The film, co-directed and produced by Nate Adams, will open in select theaters nationwide and on-demand on May 22. Newman’s racing career spanned 35 years. He ...