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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 43 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 Cars
Doc Hudson (voice)
 2000 Where the Money Is
Henry
 1980 When Time Ran Out...
Hank Anderson
 1979 Quintet
Essex
 1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
The Star (William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody)
 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 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
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Harry Bannerman
 1956 The Rack
Capt. Edward W. Hall, Jr.
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Other Works:

(late 1980s) TV commercial: Barilla pasta (European market only) See more »

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10 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 79 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 35 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 »

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Brother of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity See more »

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He was known for his wry, puckish sense of humor, mainly off-screen. See more »

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King Cool See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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