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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 American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, and auto racing enthusiast. 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.

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)
  • 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

In the news

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 ...

Bradley Cooper Joins Hole in the Wall Gang Camp Board
Variety, 2014-07-16 17:00:42
Following in the footsteps of founder Paul Newman, Bradley Cooper has joined the board of directors of the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Cooper first volunteered, as a counselor, during a 2006 summer sesh for children with immunological disorders. Each year, the Ashford, Conn.-based camp serves 25,000 seriously ill ...

Bradley Cooper Joins Board of Directors for Paul Newman-Founded Charity
Variety, 2014-06-04 16:00:01
Bradley Cooper has joined the board of directors for the charity The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Cooper volunteered as a cabin counselor for seriously ill children for the group in the summer of 2006 and hopes to follow in the footsteps of Paul Newman who founded the organization. ...

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