Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, environmentalist, social activist, and philanthropist. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money and eight other nominations, six Golden Globe Awards (including three honorary ones), 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.
PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: JANUARY 26
Playbill Combined , 2015-01-26 05:00:13
1925 Birthday of actor Paul Newman, who will star on Broadway in Picnic, The Sweet Bird of Youth and The Desperate Hours before going to Hollywood and becoming a film star. He will make a late-career return to the stage in Our Town (2002).
Lauren Bacall's idol? Letter reveals it was British sculptor Henry Moore
LA Times Entertainme, 2014-11-03 22:51:00
She was married to Humphrey Bogart. Shot films with the likes of John Wayne and Paul Newman. And over her long career racked up a pair of Tony Awards and an honorary Oscar. But if there was one figure who made screen legend Lauren Bacall weak in the knees it ...
Roger & Cowan’s Miriam Levin Dies at 95
Variety, 2014-09-28 19:51:17
Miriam Levin, who worked with clients such as Paul Newman and Kirk Douglas at Rogers & Cowan, died Friday in Los Angeles. She was 95. Levin was born May 6, 1919 in New York. She raised her family in Philadelphia, working as office manager of the University of PA Scheie ...