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Paul Newman

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Biography

Newman in The Prize (1963)

Source: Wikipedia

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.

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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In this "Sunday Morning" web extra, the actress talks about how she approached working with Paul Newman, her costar in the film "Absence of Malice."

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Lou Antonio is best known for playing the chain gang prisoner, Koko -- opposite Paul Newman as Luke -- in the 1967 classic "Cool Hand Luke." Guess what he looks like now!

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Variety, 2016-08-25 17:50:28
Denzel Washington is eyeing the lead role in “Inner City,” a legal drama written and to be directed by Dan Gilroy. The project is being billed as a character study in the vein of Paul Newman’s 1982 classic “The Verdict,” and could land two-time Oscar winner Washington back in the ...

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