STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 171 this week

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 on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of emigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store. Paul's mother ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 30 Jul 2012
 
a list of 32 people
created 20 Feb 2013
 
a list of 24 people
created 16 Jun 2013
 
a list of 29 people
created 03 Oct 2014
 
a list of 37 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Paul Newman's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Hustler
The Hustler Eddie Felson
(1961)
Cool Hand Luke
(1967)
The Color of Money
The Color of Money Fast Eddie Felson
(1986)
The Verdict
The Verdict Frank Galvin
(1982)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (83 credits)
 2006 Mater and the Ghostlight (Video short)
Doc Hudson (voice)
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Doc Hudson (voice)
 2006 Cars
Doc Hudson (voice)
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Dave Scott (voice)
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini-Series)
Max Roby
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Max Roby
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Max Roby
 2003 Our Town (TV Movie)
Stage Manager
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Woodrow Wilson / Justice Earl Warren
- Safe for Democracy (2003) ... Woodrow Wilson (voice)
- Democracy and Struggles (2003) ... Justice Earl Warren (voice)
 2002 Road to Perdition
John Rooney
 2000 Where the Money Is
Henry
 1999 Message in a Bottle
Dodge
 1998 Twilight
Harry Ross
 1994 Nobody's Fool
Sully
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Sidney J. Mussburger
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Walter Bridge
 1989 Blaze
Gov. Earl K. Long
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
General Leslie R. Groves
 1986 The Color of Money
Fast Eddie Felson
 1984 Harry & Son
Harry Keach
 1982 The Verdict
Frank Galvin
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Hughie
- Come Along with Me (1982) ... Hughie (voice, as P.L. Neuman)
 1981 Absence of Malice
Gallagher
 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx
Murphy
 1980 When Time Ran Out...
Hank Anderson
 1979 Quintet
Essex
 1977 Slap Shot
Reggie
 1976 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series)
Narrator
- American Ballet Theatre (1976) ... Narrator
 1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
The Star (William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody)
 1976 Silent Movie
Paul Newman
 1975 The Drowning Pool
Lew Harper
 1974 The Towering Inferno
Doug Roberts
 1973 The Sting
Henry Gondorff
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
Rearden
 1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
Judge Roy Bean
 1972 Pocket Money
Jim Kane
 1970 Sometimes a Great Notion
Hank Stamper
 1970 WUSA
Rheinhardt
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy
 1969 Winning
Capua
 1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg
Pvt. Harry Frigg
 1967 Cool Hand Luke
Luke
 1967 Hombre
John Russell
 1966 Torn Curtain
Professor Michael Armstrong
 1966 Harper
Lew Harper
 1965 Lady L
Armand Denis
 1964 The Outrage
Juan Carrasco
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Larry Flint
 1963 The Prize
Andrew Craig
 1963 A New Kind of Love
Steve Sherman
 1963 Hud
Hud Bannon
 1962 Sweet Bird of Youth
Chance Wayne
 1961 Paris Blues
Ram Bowen
 1961 The Hustler
Eddie Felson
 1960 Exodus
Ari Ben Canaan
 1960 From the Terrace
David Alfred Eaton
 1959 The Young Philadelphians
Anthony Judson Lawrence
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Harry Bannerman
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Brick Pollitt
 1958 The Left Handed Gun
Billy The Kid
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer
Ben Quick
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Christian Darling
- The 80 Yard Run (1958) ... Christian Darling
 1957 Until They Sail
Capt. Jack Harding
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story
Larry Maddux
 1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Charlie Correlli / Pvt. Danny Scott
- The Rag Jungle (1956) ... Charlie Correlli
- The Army Game (1956) ... Pvt. Danny Scott
 1956 The Rack
Capt. Edward Worthington Hall, Jr.
 1954-1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Henry Wiggen / Giorgio / Tom Corey
- Bang the Drum Slowly (1956) ... Henry Wiggen
- The Five Fathers of Pepi (1956) ... Giorgio
- The Rise and Fall of Silas Lapham (1954) ... Tom Corey
 1955 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Ad Francis
- The Battler (1955) ... Ad Francis
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
George Gibbs
- Our Town (1955) ... George Gibbs
 1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Billy the Kid
- The Death of Billy the Kid (1955) ... Billy the Kid
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Mack
- Five in Judgment (1955) ... Mack
 1954 The Silver Chalice
Basil
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
Jeff
- Knife in the Dark (1954) ... Jeff
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Jimmy Polo
- The Contender (1954) ... Jimmy Polo
 1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Mike
- Thunder of Silence (1954) ... Mike
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
- The Party Night (1954)
 1954 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Fight Spectator
- The Big Blow-Off (1954) ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1953 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
 1952-1953 The Web (TV Series)
Alex
- The Leech (1953) ... Alex
- One for the Road (1953) ... Alex
- The Bells of Damon (1953) ... Alex
- Deadlock (1952) ... Alex
 1953 You Are There (TV Series)
Nathan Hale / Plato
 1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Captain Radetski
- Woman in Love (1952) ... Captain Radetski
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Sgt. Wilson
- Ice from Space (1952) ... Sgt. Wilson
 1949 The Aldrich Family (TV Series)
Occasional Cast Member (1952-53)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (133 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (90 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1982-84) TV commercial: Nissan Skyline RS (Japan only). See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Print Biographies | 5 Interviews | 81 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

P.L. Neuman

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his days as a member of the Actors Studio] I remember someone who helped me a lot in my early days. We were just rehearsing a scene and I remember she stopped me with an absolute rifle shot of a clap and grabbed my shirt and said, "You are not thinking, you are just thinking you are thinking." And if you watch actors, you can tell those who don't necessarily indicate in broad strokes what's ... See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the lead role of Jackie Scanlon in Sorcerer (1977), which eventually went to Roy Scheider. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

PL See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

What Is Katee Sackhoff Watching?

Katee Sackhoff shares her Watchlist and love for the CW drama "Reign" with "The IMDb Show." Plus, we take a look at the top 10 TV Shows of 2017.

Watch now