Paul Newman

Paul Newman

American actor, director
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Paul Newman

Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He won and was nominated for numerous awards, winning an Oscar for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many others. Newman's other roles include the title characters in The Hustler (1961), Hud (1963), Harper (1966) Cool Hand Luke (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), The Sting (1973), Slap Shot (1977), and The Verdict (1982). He voiced Doc Hudson in the first installment of Disney-Pixar's Cars as his final acting performance, with voice recordings being used in Cars 3 (2017).

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Full name at birth
Paul Leonard Newman
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Claim to fame
Brick Pollitt In 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof' (1958), Rocky Graziano In 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' (1956), Butch Cassidy In 'Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid' (1969)
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Date of birth
26 January 1925
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Place of birth
Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
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Date of death
26 September 2008
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Place of death
Westport, Connecticut, United States
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Cause of death
Lung Cancer
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Resting place
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
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Occupation
Actor, Film Director, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, Professional Racing Driver, Auto Racing Team Owner And Auto Racing Enthusiast.
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5' 9½" (177 cm)
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Bright Blue Eyes.
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Net worth
$80,000,000 USD
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High school
Shaker Heights High School, Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States (1943)
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University
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States (Expelled)
  • School of Drama, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (Attended Postgraduate)
  • B.A. Drama And Economics, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, United States (1949)
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