Sweet Bird of Youth. Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams
. Incidental music by Paul Bowles
. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costumes for Miss Page created by Theoni Vachlioti Aldredge. Assistant Scenic Design: Hugh Hardy. Associate Designer to Mr. Mielziner:...
11 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
83 Articles |
16 Pictorials |
36 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
| Newman, Arthur Sigmund
Did You Know?
I can remember in my high school days and I kept thinking to myself, "Now, why did those actors go out in public after a certain age?" I mean, why would they wanna blow this image they'd worked so hard and allow themselves to be photographed? They should have just stayed at home and stayed young and youthful. And now it's there for everybody to look at - all our words, stuttering, and bad posture...
Finished second in the 1979 Le Mans 24-hour race in a Porsche 935.
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.