Appeared (as "Alan Seymour") in "Picnic" on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Joshua Logan
. Music Box Theatre: 19 Feb 1953-10 Apr 1954 (477 performances).
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[his advice to young actors just starting out] Study your craft and know who you are and what's special about you. Find out what everyone does on a film set, ask questions and listen. Make sure you live life, which means don't do things where you court celebrity, and give something positive back to our society.
Did not start training to be an actor until he was age 26.
While he played similar system-bucking, troubled young men as such near contemporaries as Marlon Brando
and James Dean
, Newman's characters were often more humorous, introspective and self-assured. Newman's character's conflicts were often ironic and (intentionally) borderline-absurd.