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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 & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006 Cars
Doc Hudson (voice)
 2000 Where the Money Is
 1980 When Time Ran Out...
Hank Anderson
 1979 Quintet
 1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
The Star (William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody)
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
 1972 Pocket Money
Jim Kane
 1970 Sometimes a Great Notion
Hank Stamper
 1970 WUSA
 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
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 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 | 81 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 35 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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You can't stop being a citizen just because you have a Screen Actors' Guild card. See more »


Opened a restaurant in 2006 called "Dressing Room" with co-owner and chef Michael Nischan in Westport, Connecticut. It was originally opened to help subsidize the Westport Country Playhouse, which sits next to it. See more »


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