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).
|Full name at birth||
Paul Leonard Newman
|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)
|Date of birth||
26 January 1925
|Place of birth||
Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
|Date of death||
26 September 2008
|Place of death||
Westport, Connecticut, United States
|Cause of death||
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Actor, Film Director, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, Professional Racing Driver, Auto Racing Team Owner And Auto Racing Enthusiast.
5' 9½" (177 cm)
Bright Blue Eyes.
Shaker Heights High School, Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States (1943)
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