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Paul Newman (I) (1925–2008)


Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born in January 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store. Paul's mother, a ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 42 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 Cars
Doc Hudson (voice)
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Dave Scott (voice)
 2000 Where the Money Is
Henry
 1980 When Time Ran Out...
Hank Anderson
 1979 Quintet
Essex
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
Rearden
 1972 Pocket Money
Jim Kane
 1970 Sometimes a Great Notion
Hank Stamper
 1970 WUSA
Rheinhardt
 1969 Winning
Frank Capua
 1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg
Pvt. Harry Frigg
 1965 Lady L
Armand Denis
 1963 The Prize
Andrew Craig
 1963 A New Kind of Love
Steve Sherman
 1963 Hud
Hud Bannon
 1961 Paris Blues
Ram Bowen
 1960 From the Terrace
David Alfred Eaton
 1959 The Young Philadelphians
Anthony Judson Lawrence / Narrator
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Harry Bannerman
 1957 Until They Sail
Capt. Jack Harding
 1956 The Rack
Capt. Edward W. Hall, Jr.
 1954 The Silver Chalice
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Other Works:

(6/04) Stage: Starred (as Dalton Trumbo) in Christopher Trumbo's "Trumbo" at the Ridgefield Theatre, Westport, CT, produced by the Westport Country Playhouse. See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 77 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 31 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

P.L. Neuman

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[asked why he thought he became so successful as an actor] I have a face that does not belong to a thief. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the inauguration of President Jimmy Carter on 20 January 1977. See more »

Trademark:

While he played similar system-bucking, troubled young men as such near contemporaries as Marlon Brando and James Dean, Newman's characters were often more humorous, introspective and self-assured. Newman's character's conflicts were often ironic and (intentionally) borderline-absurd. See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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