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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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 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)
 1976 Silent Movie
Paul Newman
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
 1972 Pocket Money
Jim Kane
 1970 Sometimes a Great Notion
Hank Stamper
 1970 WUSA
 1969 Winning
 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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10 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 81 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 35 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Ever since Slap Shot (1977) I've been swearing more. I knew I had a problem one day when I turned to my daughter and said, "Would you please pass the fucking salt?" See more »


As of 2007, he is one of six directors who has directed his wife to a Best Actress Oscar nomination (Joanne Woodward in Rachel, Rachel (1968)). The other five are Joel Coen directing Frances McDormand in Fargo (1996), John Cassavetes directing Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under the Influence (1974) & Gloria (1980), Blake Edwards directing Julie Andrews in Victor Victoria (1982), Paul Czinner ... See more »


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