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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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Stage: Appeared (as "Alan Seymour") in "Picnic" on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Joshua Logan. Music Box Theatre: 19 Feb 1953-10 Apr 1954 (477 performances). See more »

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10 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 78 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:

I never ask my wife [actress Joanne Woodward] about my flaws. Instead I try to get her to ignore them and concentrate on my sense of humor. You don't want any woman to look under the carpet, guys, because there's lots of flaws underneath. Joanne believes my character in a film we did together, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990), comes closest to who I really am. I personally don't think there's one ... See more »

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Stumped the U.S. for Eugene McCarthy during his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic Party presidential nomination in 1968. Newman made the cover of LIFE Magazine with a McCarthy pin on his jacket on the May 10th, 1968 issue. See more »

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His movies often reflect his political views See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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