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Paul Newman

Paul Newman at Eugene McCarthy rally, 1968
Birth name Paul Leonard Newman
Born January 26, 1925 (1925-01-26) (age 82)
Shaker Heights, Ohio
United States
Years active 1952-present
Spouse(s) Jackie Witte (1949–1958)
Joanne Woodward (1958–)
Paul Newman at political rally for Eugene McCarthy, 1968

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He is also the founder of Newman's Own, a food company of which all profits and royalties are donated to charity.[1] As of May 2007, these donations have exceeded $220 million USD.[2] Newmans Own is a food company founded by actor Paul Newman in 1982. ...

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Background

Paul Leonard Newman was born in Shaker Heights, an affluent suburb of Cleveland. His father[3] Arthur S. Newman Sr. of German-Jewish parents ran a profitable sports goods store. His mother, Theresa (née Fetzer)[4] or Teresa (née Fetsko)[5] was born in a Slovak Catholic family in Ptičie near Humenné (then in the Kingdom of Hungary, Homonna in Hungarian) and converted to Christian Science when Paul was 5. She helped out in the shop, while raising Paul and his brother Arthur (later a producer and production manager). Cleveland redirects here. ... Location of Humenné District in the PreÅ¡ov Region. ... Humenné (German: ; Hungarian: ) is a city in the PreÅ¡ov Region (kraj) in eastern Slovakia and the second largest city of the historic Zemplin region. ... Christian Science is a religious teaching regarding the efficacy of spiritual healing according to the interpretation of the Bible by Mary Baker Eddy, in her book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (first published in 1875). ...


Young Paul was bright and good at sports. He also showed an early interest in the theater, something that his mother encouraged. He made his acting debut at seven, as the court jester in a school production of Robin Hood. Paul graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1943. He then attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he was initiated into the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. Ohio University (OU) is a public university located in Athens, Ohio that is situated on a 1,800 acre (7. ... Athens is a historic college town in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Ohio, best known as the home of Ohio University. ... Phi Kappa Tau (ΦΚΤ) is a U.S. national college fraternity // Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity (commonly called Phi Tau) was founded in the Union Literary Society Hall of Miami Universitys Old Main Building in Oxford, Ohio on March 17, 1906. ...


Newman served in the Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. He flew from aircraft carriers as a rear gunner in the Avenger torpedo bomber. He had wanted to be a pilot, but did not qualify because he was color blind. USN redirects here. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... A map of the Pacific Theater. ... Grumman TBF Avengers in 1942 The Grumman TBF Avenger (designated TBM for aircraft manufactured by General Motors) was an American torpedo bomber, developed initially for the United States Navy and Marine Corps and used by a large number of air forces around the world. ... Color blindness in humans is the inability to perceive differences between some or all colors that other people can distinguish. ...


After the war, he completed his degree at Kenyon College. Newman later studied acting at Yale University and under Lee Strasberg at the Actors' Studio in New York City. Kenyon College is a private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, founded in 1824 by Bishop Philander Chase of the The Episcopal Church, in parallel with the Bexley Hall seminary. ... Yale redirects here. ... Lee Strasberg (November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was an American director, actor, producer, and acting teacher. ... The Actors Studio is a membership organization for professional actors located in the Old Labor Stage at 432 West 44th Street in New York City. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Oscar Levant writes that Newman was initially hesitant to leave New York for Hollywood: "Too close to the cake," he reports him saying, "Also no place to study."[6]


Film career

He made his Broadway theater debut in the original production of William Inge's Picnic with Kim Stanley. He later appeared in the original Broadway productions of The Desperate Hours and Sweet Bird of Youth with Geraldine Page. He would later star in the film version of Sweet Bird of Youth, which also starred Page. Note on spelling: While most Americans use er (as per American spelling conventions), the majority of venues, performers and trade groups for live theatre use re. ... William Motter Inge (May 3, 1913 – June 10, 1973) was an American playwright and novelist, whose works feature solitary protagonists encumbered with strained sexual relations. ... Picnic is a 1953 play by William Inge. ... Kim Stanley photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1961 Kim Stanley (February 11, 1925 – August 20, 2001) was an American actress. ... The Desperate Hours is a 1955 play by Joseph Hayes, based on his 1954 thriller novel of the same title. ... Geraldine Sue Page (November 22, 1924 - June 13, 1987) was an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated American actress. ...


His first movie, The Silver Chalice (1954) has been described by Newman himself as the "worst movie of the entire 1950s decade," but he rebounded with acclaimed roles in Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956), as boxer Rocky Graziano, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958) opposite Elizabeth Taylor and "The Young Philadelphians" (1959) with Barbara Rush and Robert Vaughn. This article is about motion pictures. ... The Silver Chalice is a 1952 historical novel by Thomas B. Costain. ... Somebody Up There Likes Me may refer to: Somebody Up There Likes Me, 1956 film starring Paul Newman and Everett Sloane; Somebody Up There Likes Me (1996 film), starring Sammo Hung Somebody Up There Likes Me (song Category: ... Rocky Graziano, born Thomas Rocco Barbella in New York City (January 1, 1922–May 22, 1990), was an American boxer. ... Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a Tony-nominated play by Tennessee Williams. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 film with Robert Vaughn. ... Barbara Rush publicity photo for It Came from Outer Space Barbara Rush (born January 4, 1927 in Denver, Colorado) is an American stage, film, and television actress. ... Robert Francis Vaughn (born November 22, 1932) is an American actor noted for stage, film and television work. ...


Newman appeared in a screen test with James Dean for East of Eden (1955). Newman was testing for the role of Aron Trask, Dean was testing for the role of Aron's older brother Cal Trask (although Newman is older than Dean). Dean won the part of Cal, while the role Newman was up for went to Dick Davalos. For the film, see James Dean (film). ... East of Eden is a 1955 movie, directed by Elia Kazan, and based on the novel of the same name by John Steinbeck. ...


Major films

Newman was one of the few actors who successfully made the transition from 1950s cinema to that of the 1960s and 1970s. His rebellious persona translated well to a subsequent generation. He has been frequently mentioned by younger actors as an influence.


Newman starred in Exodus (1960), The Hustler (1961), Hud (1963), Harper (1966), Cool Hand Luke (1967), The Towering Inferno (1974), Slap Shot (1977) and The Verdict (1982). He teamed with fellow actor Robert Redford and director George Roy Hill for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and The Sting (1973). Exodus is a 1960 epic war film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. ... The Hustler is a 1961 film adaptation of the novel of the same name (1959) by Walter Tevis. ... For other meanings of Hud, see HUD Hud is a 1963 film which tells the story of a self-centered, modern-day cowboy. ... Harper is a 1966 film written by William Goldman from a novel by Ross Macdonald. ... Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American film starring Paul Newman and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... The Towering Inferno is a 1974 disaster movie adapted by Stirling Silliphant from the novels The Tower by Richard Martin Stern and The Glass Inferno by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson. ... Slap Shot is a 1977 Hollywood film starring Paul Newman and Michael Ontkean and directed by George Roy Hill. ... The Verdict is a 1982 film which tells the story of a down-on-his-luck lawyer who pushes a medical malpractice case in order to improve his own situation, but discovers along the way that he is actually doing the right thing. ... Robert Redford (born Charles Robert Redford, Jr. ... George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 – December 27, 2002) was an Academy Award winning American film director. ... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ... This article is about the 1973 film involving con artists. ...


He also appeared with his wife, Joanne Woodward, in the feature films The Long, Hot Summer (1958), Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!, (1958), From the Terrace (1960), Paris Blues (1961), A New Kind of Love (1963), Winning (1969), WUSA (1970), The Drowning Pool (1975), Harry & Son (1984) and Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990). They also both starred in the HBO miniseries Empire Falls, but did not have any scenes together. Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy award winning American actress. ... The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. ... Rally Round the Flag, Boys! was a 1958 film starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, directed by Leo McCarey and released by Twentieth Century-Fox. ... From the Terrace is a 1960 motion picture directed by Mark Robson and starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Barbara Eden, Ina Balin, and Leon Ames. ... Paris Blues is a 1961 American feature film. ... A New Kind of Love is a 1963 film starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. ... In baseball, a pitcher is credited with a win (or W) when, in a game won by his team, he is the teams pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. ... WUSA has several meanings: Womens United Soccer Association. ... Written in 1950 by Ross Macdonald, Mystery. ... Mr. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. ...


In addition to starring in and directing Harry & Son, Newman also directed four feature films (in which he did not act) starring Woodward. They were Rachel, Rachel (1968), based on Margaret Laurence's A Jest of God, the screen version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972), the television screen version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Shadow Box (1980) and a screen version of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie (1987). Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ... Margaret Laurence (July 18, 1926–January 5, 1987) was a Canadian novelist. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds is a play written by Paul Zindel, a playwright and science teacher (many of his works focus on science or youth), in 1964, and was the 1971 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Obie, and the New... The Shadow Box is a Tony-winning play written by actor Michael Cristofer. ... Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), better known by the nickname Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright of the twentieth century who received many of the top theatrical awards for his work. ... The Glass Menagerie is a play by Tennessee Williams. ...


Recent work

In the video game X-Squad Newman voiced Colonel Clifford. X-Squad is a action game developed by EA Games. ...


Recently, he appeared in a Broadway theatre revival of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. He received his first Tony Award nomination for his performance. PBS and the cable network Showtime aired a taping of the production, and Newman was nominated for an Emmy Award, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie. For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Image:Thorntonwilderteeth. ... Our Town by Thornton Wilder Our Town is a three act play by Thornton Wilder which is, perhaps, the most frequently produced play by an American playwright. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... This article is about the pay TV channel. ... An Emmy Award. ...


One of his most recent screen appearances is as a conflicted mob boss in Road to Perdition opposite Tom Hanks. Most recently, in keeping with his strong interest in car racing, he provided the voice of Doc Hudson, a retired race car in Disney/Pixar's Cars. The movie Dale, about the life of the legendary NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, has been released in 2007, with Paul Newman as the narrator. Road to Perdition is a graphic novel written by Max Allan Collins and illustrated by Richard Piers Rayner that was made into a motion picture of the same name in 2002. ... Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956[1]) is an American two-time Academy Award-winning film actor, Emmy-winning director, voice-over artist, writer, and movie producer. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into List of Cars characters. ... Old logo from 1985-2006 Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner, was established as a designation in 1983, prior to which Disney films since the death of Walt Disney were released under the name of the... Pixars studio lot in Emeryville Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in Emeryville, California (USA) notable for its seven Academy Awards. ... This article is about the animated movie. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... This article is about the elder Dale Earnhardt. ...


Retirement from acting

In his early eighties, Newman announced that he would entirely retire from acting on May 25, 2007. He stated that he doesn't feel he can continue acting on the level that he would want to. "You start to lose your memory, you start to lose your confidence, you start to lose your invention. So I think that's pretty much a closed book for me."[7][8] is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Awards and honors

Academy Awards

Best Actor

Best Picture This is an article about the movie adaptation. ... The Hustler is a 1961 film adaptation of the novel of the same name (1959) by Walter Tevis. ... For other meanings of Hud, see HUD Hud is a 1963 film which tells the story of a self-centered, modern-day cowboy. ... Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American film starring Paul Newman and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... Absence of Malice is a 1981 film which tells the story of the son of a dead Mafia boss who discovers that he has become a front-page story on the local newspaper indicating that he is being investigated for a murder he didnt commit. ... The Verdict is a 1982 film which tells the story of a down-on-his-luck lawyer who pushes a medical malpractice case in order to improve his own situation, but discovers along the way that he is actually doing the right thing. ... The Color of Money was a 1984 novel by American writer Walter Tevis, continuing the story of Fast Eddie Felson from The Hustler (1959). ... Nobodys Fool is a 1994 dramatic film which tells the story of an aging man whose estranged son comes back into his life at the same time that he faces challenges in his home and in his employment. ...

Best Supporting Actor Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ...

Honorary Award Road to Perdition is a graphic novel written by Max Allan Collins and illustrated by Richard Piers Rayner that was made into a motion picture of the same name in 2002. ...

  • Won: for his "many and memorable and compelling screen performances" (1986)

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

  • Won: for his charity work (1994)

BAFTA Awards

Best Actor

Best Supporting Actor Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ...

  • Nominated: Road to Perdition (2002)

Emmy Awards

Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie The Shadow Box is a Tony-winning play written by actor Michael Cristofer. ...

Outstanding Miniseries Our Town by Thornton Wilder Our Town is a three act play by Thornton Wilder which is, perhaps, the most frequently produced play by an American playwright. ...

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. ...

Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. ...

Golden Globe Awards

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama

  • Nominated: The Hustler (1962)
  • Nominated: Sweet Bird of Youth (1963)
  • Nominated: Hud (1964)
  • Nominated: Cool Hand Luke (1968)
  • Nominated: The Verdict (1983)
  • Nominated: The Color of Money (1987)
  • Nominated: Nobody's Fool (1995)

Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Sweet Bird of Youth is a 1959 play by Tennessee Williams which tells the story of a drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his home town with a faded movie star, Princess Kosmonopolis, hoping she can help him to break into the movies. ... Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American film starring Paul Newman and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ...

  • Nominated: Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1963)
  • Nominated: Road to Perdition (2003)

Best Director - Motion Picture Hemingways Adventures of a Young Man is a 1962 film directed by Martin Ritt based on a story by Ernest Hemingway. ...

Cecil B. DeMille Award Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film which tells the story of a repressed school teacher, living with her mother, who suddenly gets a man in her life. ...

  • Won: Lifetime Achievement (1984)

Best Supporting Actor - Miniseries or TV Movie

Empire Falls is a 2001 novel written by Richard Russo set in a fictional small town in Maine. ...

Other

He won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for The Long, Hot Summer and the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for Nobody's Fool The Best Actor Award (French: Prix dinterprétation masculine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival. ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ... The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ...



In 2007, Paul narrated the Dale Earnhardt documentary / movie titled "Dale" which debuted in theatres and on televisions CMT channel on September 4, 2007.


In 1968, Newman was named "Man of the Year" by Harvard University's performance group, the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Harvard redirects here. ... The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, known informally simply as The Pudding, is a theatrical student society at Harvard University, known for its burlesque musicals and for its status as the oldest collegiate theatrical organization in the United States. ...


Newman Day has been celebrated at Bates College, Princeton University, and other American colleges since the 1970s. Although the tradition is named after Newman, he has expressed disapproval of the drinking aspect of it, saying that since his son died of a drug overdose, he cannot condone any excessive use of drugs or alcohol. Named after Paul Newman, this is an annual tradition at Bates College and Princeton University where 24 beers are consumed over 24 hours. ... Bates College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1855 by abolitionists, located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. ... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. ...


Life outside the cinema

Personal life

Detached from Hollywood, Newman makes his home in Westport, Connecticut with his wife Joanne Woodward. Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1835 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - First selectman Gordon F. Joseloff  - Town meeting moderator Alice H. Shelton Area  - City 86. ... Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy award winning American actress. ...


He has married twice. His first marriage was to Jackie Witte, and lasted from 1949 to 1958. Together they had a son, Scott, born in 1950, and two daughters, Susan Kendall (1953) and Stephanie. Scott died in 1978 from an accidental drug overdose.[9] Scott had appeared in such films as The Towering Inferno as a fireman, and in the 1977 film Fraternity Row. Newman started the Scott Newman Center for drug abuse prevention in memory of his son.[10] Susan is a documentary filmmaker and philanthropist. She also produced his telefilm The Shadow Box. The term drug overdose (or simply overdose) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced. ... The Towering Inferno is a 1974 disaster movie adapted by Stirling Silliphant from the novels The Tower by Richard Martin Stern and The Glass Inferno by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson. ... Fraternity Row is a 1977 film drama portraying life in a 1950s fraternity at a fictional college. ... A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; that is, someone who donates his or her time, money, or reputation to a charitable cause. ...


Newman married Joanne Woodward on January 29, 1958. They have three daughters — Elinor Teresa (1959), Melissa Steward (1961), and Claire "Clea" Olivia (1965). Newman directed his daughter Elinor (stage name Nell Potts) in the central role alongside her mother in the film The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds. Newman has been married to Woodward now for almost 50 years. When asked why he never committed adultery by Empire magazine, he famously replied "Why go out for a hamburger when you have steak at home?" Ironically, Newman is actually a vegetarian. Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy award winning American actress. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan. ... The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds is a play written by Paul Zindel, a playwright and science teacher (many of his works focus on science or youth), in 1964, and was the 1971 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an Obie, and the New... For animals adapted to eat primarily plants, sometimes referred to as vegetarian animals, see Herbivore. ...


For his strong support of Eugene McCarthy in 1968 (and effective use of television commercials in California), Newman was 19th on Richard Nixon's enemies list. He has said that this is one of his life's proudest achievements. Not to be confused with the anti-Communist senator Joseph Raymond McCarthy. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Nixon redirects here. ... Nixons enemies list was compiled by Charles Colson and sent to John Dean Nixons Enemies List is the informal name of what started as a list of President Richard Nixons major political opponents compiled by Charles Colson, written by George T. Bell [1] (assistant to Colson, special...


Consistent with his work for liberal causes, Newman publicly supported Ned Lamont's candidacy in the 2006 Connecticut Democratic Primary against Senator Joe Lieberman, and was even rumored as a candidate himself until Lamont emerged as a credible alternative. He has donated to Chris Dodd's presidential campaign.[11] Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of... Edward Miner Lamont, Jr. ... Joseph Isadore Joe Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is a United States Senator from Connecticut. ... Christopher John Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lawyer and politician from Willimantic, Connecticut. ...


Auto racing

He first became interested in motorsports ("the first thing that I ever found I had any grace in") while training for and filming Winning, a 1969 film. Auto racing (also known as automobile racing or autosport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... In baseball, a pitcher is credited with a win (or W) when, in a game won by his team, he is the teams pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. ... // Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ...


Newman's first professional event was in 1972, in Thompson, Connecticut. He ran the 24 hours of Le Mans once in 1979 and finished second in a Porsche 935 of Dick Barbour. See also: 1971 in sports, other events of 1972, 1973 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: February 20: A.J. Foyt won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty Indianapolis 500 - Mark Donohue USAC Racing - Joe Leonard won the season championship Formula... Thompson is a town located in Windham County, Connecticut. ... The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the worlds most famous sports car endurance race, held annually at Circuit de la Sarthe near Le Mans, France, in the French Sarthe département. ... The Porsche 935 was introduced in 1976, as the racing version of the Porsche 930 (911 Turbo), prepared for FIA-Group 5 rules (similar to the Porsche 934 which was built for the more standard Group 4). ...


From the mid seventies to the early nineties, he drove for the Bob Sharp Racing team, racing mainly Nissans. He became heavily associated with the brand during the eighties, even appearing in commercials for them. Although they named a Skyline model after him, calling it the "Newman", he was most closely associated with the Z series, which he used for most of his race victories and championship titles. Nissan redirects here. ... The Nissan Skyline is a mid-size car originally produced by the Japanese automaker Prince Motor Company starting in 1957 and later by Nissan after the two companies merged in 1966. ... Z-car 1969 or 1970 Fairlady Z (240Z) in Japan Z-car usually refers to a series of sports cars manufactured by Nissan. ...


At the age of 70, he became the oldest driver to be part of a winning team in a major sanctioned race, the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1995. Newman told an Associated Press journalist in March 2005 that he'll "probably race for another year". The Rolex 24 1/2 at Daytona (also frequently referred to as the 24 Hours of Daytona) is a 24-hour sports car endurance race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... See also: 1994 in sports, other events of 1995, 1996 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Sterling Marlin won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon CART racing - season championship won by Jacques Villeneuve Indianapolis 500 - Jacques Villeneuve. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ...


Newman co-founded Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing with Carl Haas, a Champ Car auto racing team, in 1983. He is also a partner in the Champ Car Atlantics team Newman-Wachs racing. The 1996 racing season was chronicled in the IMAX film Super Speedway, which Newman narrates. His team Newman/Haas/Lanigan announced a partnership with Robert Yates Racing of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, but that partnership collapsed when Yates announced his retirement from racing in September 2007. Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing is an auto racing team in the Champ Car World Series. ... Carl Haas (born February 26, 1930) is an American auto racing impresario. ... “CART” redirects here. ... A Peugeot 206 World Rally Car Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... See also: 1982 in sports, other events of 1983, 1984 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Bobby Allison Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Al Unser won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Tom Sneva Formula One Championship - Nelson... IMAX theatre at the Melbourne Museum complex, Australia BFI London IMAX by night LHemisferic (Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències) Valencia, Spain IMAX (short for Image Maximum) is a film format created by Canadas IMAX Corporation that has the capacity to display images of far greater... Super Speedway is a 1997 documentary racing film chronicling one mans quest to get his new Champ Car Lola chassis up to speed, and anothers goal of rebuilding an old 1964 roadster once driven by the legendary Mario Andretti. ... Robert Yates Racing is a NASCAR racing team based in Mooresville, North Carolina, which is near Charlotte. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ...


Philanthropy

With writer A.E. Hotchner, Newman founded Newman's Own, a line of food products, in 1982. The brand started with salad dressing, and has expanded to include pasta sauce, lemonade, popcorn, and salsa, among other things. Newman donates the proceeds, after taxes, to charity. As of early 2006, the franchise has resulted in excess of $200 million in donations. He co-wrote a memoir about the subject with Hotchner, Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good (ISBN 0-385-50802-6). Among other awards, Newman co-sponsors the PEN/Newman's Own First Amendment Award, a $25,000 reward designed to recognize those who protect the first amendment as it applies to the written word. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Newmans Own is a food company founded by actor Paul Newman in 1982. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... The word vinaigrette (from the French language) can refer to: An emulsion of vinegar (or sometimes lemon juice) and vegetable oil, often flavored with herbs, spices, and other ingredients. ... Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults. ... This article is about the drink made with lemons. ... For other uses, see Popcorn (disambiguation). ... Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... This article is about charitable organizations. ... As a literary genre, a memoir (from the French: mémoire from the Latin memoria, meaning memory) forms a subclass of autobiography, although it is an older form of writing. ... The PEN/Newmans Own First Amendment Award is a $25,000 annual award designed to honor an individual who has prevailed over considerable odds in defending freedom of expression in the United States as it applies to the written word: in books, newspapers, magazines and pamphlets, film scripts and...


One beneficiary of his philanthropy is the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a residential summer camp for seriously ill children, which is located in Ashford, Connecticut. Newman cofounded the camp in 1986; it was named after the gang in his film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Newman's college fraternity, Phi Kappa Tau, adopted "Hole in the Wall" as their "national philanthropy" in 1995. One camp has expanded to become several Hole in the Wall Camps in the U.S., Ireland, France and Israel. The camp serves 13,000 children every year, free of charge.[12] Philanthropy is the act of donating money, goods, time, or effort to support a charitable cause, usually over an extended period of time and in regard to a defined objective. ... Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a residential summer camp for seriously ill children located between Ashford and Eastford in Connecticut. ... Summer camp is a supervised program for children and/or teenagers conducted (usually) during the summer months in some countries. ... Ashford is a town located in Windham County, Connecticut. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ... Phi Kappa Tau (ΦΚΤ) is a U.S. national college fraternity // Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity (commonly called Phi Tau) was founded in the Union Literary Society Hall of Miami Universitys Old Main Building in Oxford, Ohio on March 17, 1906. ...


On June 1, 2007, Kenyon College announced that Newman had donated $10 million to the school to establish a scholarship fund as part of the college's current $230 million fund-raising campaign. Newman and Woodward were honorary co-chairs of a previous campaign.[13] is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Kenyon College is a private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, founded in 1824 by Bishop Philander Chase of the The Episcopal Church, in parallel with the Bexley Hall seminary. ...


In October 2007, he made a donation of £20,000 to help breast cancer patients in south west Wales through his Newman's Own Foundation.[14] October 2007 is the tenth month of that year. ...


Filmography (as actor)

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Main Filmography
The Silver Chalice (1954) | Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) | The Rack (1956)| Until They Sail (1957) | The Helen Morgan Story (1957) | The Left-Handed Gun (1958) | Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) | The Long, Hot Summer (1958)  | The Young Philadelphians (1959)  | From the Terrace (1960)  | Exodus (1960)  | The Hustler (1961) | Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)  | Hud (1963)  | The Prize (1963) | Torn Curtain (1966) | Harper (1966) | Hombre (1967) | Cool Hand Luke (1967) | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) | Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) | The Sting (1973) | The Mackintosh Man (1973) | The Towering Inferno (1974) | The Drowning Pool (1975) | Slap Shot (1977Absence of Malice (1981) | The Verdict (1982) | The Color of Money (1986) | Fat Man and Little Boy (1989) | Blaze (1989) | The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) | Nobody's Fool (1994) | Message in a Bottle (1999) | Road to Perdition (2002) | Cars (2006

The Silver Chalice is a 1952 historical novel by Thomas B. Costain. ... Somebody Up There Likes Me is a 1956 motion picture based on the life of middleweight boxing legend Rocky Graziano. ... The rack consists of a rectangular, usually wooden frame, with a roller at one end. ... This is an article about the movie adaptation. ... The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. ... The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 film with Robert Vaughn. ... From the Terrace is a 1960 motion picture directed by Mark Robson and starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Barbara Eden, Ina Balin, and Leon Ames. ... Exodus is a 1960 epic war film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. ... The Hustler is a 1961 film adaptation of the novel of the same name (1959) by Walter Tevis. ... Sweet Bird of Youth is a 1959 play by Tennessee Williams which tells the story of a drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his home town with a faded movie star, Princess Kosmonopolis, hoping she can help him to break into the movies. ... For other meanings of Hud, see HUD Hud is a 1963 film which tells the story of a self-centered, modern-day cowboy. ... The Prize is a 1963 film starring Paul Newman Edward G. Robinson and Elke Sommer. ... Torn Curtain DVD cover Torn Curtain is a 1966 thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring his trademark characters and camera techniques. ... Harper is a 1966 film written by William Goldman from a novel by Ross Macdonald. ... Hombre is a 1967 western film starring Paul Newman. ... Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American film starring Paul Newman and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. ... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ... Sometimes a Great Notion is a 1964 novel by Ken Kesey. ... This article is about the 1973 film involving con artists. ... The MacKintosh Man is a 1973 cold war spy thriller film made by the Newman-Foreman Company and Warner Bros. ... The Towering Inferno is a 1974 disaster movie adapted by Stirling Silliphant from the novels The Tower by Richard Martin Stern and The Glass Inferno by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson. ... The Drowning Pool is a 1975 film based Ross Macdonalds novel, starring Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith, and Richard Jaeckel. ... Slap Shot is a 1977 Hollywood film starring Paul Newman and Michael Ontkean and directed by George Roy Hill. ... Absence of Malice is a 1981 film which tells the story of the son of a dead Mafia boss who discovers that he has become a front-page story on the local newspaper indicating that he is being investigated for a murder he didnt commit. ... The Verdict is a 1982 film which tells the story of a down-on-his-luck lawyer who pushes a medical malpractice case in order to improve his own situation, but discovers along the way that he is actually doing the right thing. ... The Color of Money was a 1984 novel by American writer Walter Tevis, continuing the story of Fast Eddie Felson from The Hustler (1959). ... Fat Man and Little Boy (aka Shadow Makers in the UK) is a 1989 film that reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret Allied endeavor to develop the first nuclear weapons during World War II. It is named after the nuclear weapons known as Fat Man and Little Boy, and also... Blaze is a 1989 film starring Paul Newman and Lolita Davidovich. ... The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) is a screwball comedy film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, telling a fictitious story about the rise and fall of a naive executive and the invention of the hula hoop. ... Nobodys Fool is a 1994 dramatic film which tells the story of an aging man whose estranged son comes back into his life at the same time that he faces challenges in his home and in his employment. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Road to Perdition is a graphic novel written by Max Allan Collins and illustrated by Richard Piers Rayner that was made into a motion picture of the same name in 2002. ... This article is about the animated movie. ...

Cultural reference

Newman is mentioned in S.E. Hinton's novel, The Outsiders, as it begins with "When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home." Susan Eloise Hinton (born on July 22, 1948 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American author who wrote five young adult novels in the 1960s and 70s. ... The Outsiders is a novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967 by Viking Press. ...


The Scottish rock band Dogs Die In Hot Cars wrote a song entitled "Paul Newman's Eyes" on their first album Please Describe Yourself - a ballad to his infamous blue-eyed gaze. Dogs Die in Hot Cars is a Scottish band which became popular in the UK and international music scene at the same time as Biffy Clyro and Franz Ferdinand. ... Please Describe Yourself is the debut album of the band Dogs Die in Hot Cars. ...


Artist Gil Kane based his original illustrations of Hal Jordan (the Green Lantern) on a mid-30s Paul Newman. Showcase #22 (Oct. ... Hal Jordan is a fictional character, a DC Comics superhero. ...


In the Simpsons episode "King-Size Homer", the destruction of a corn field by radioactive gas leads a farmer to state that "Paul Newman's gonna have my legs broke." Simpsons redirects here. ... King-Size Homer is the seventh episode of The Simpsons seventh season, which originally aired on November 5, 1995. ...


Further reading

  • Paul Newman (1990); Elena Oumano ISBN 0-517-05934-7
  • The Films of Paul Newman (1986); Lawrence J. Quirk ISBN 0-8065-0385-8
  • The Films of Paul Newman (1978); Kenneth Thomson ISBN 0-912616-87-3
  • Paul Newman: a Biography (1999); Eric Lax ISBN 1-57036-286-6

References

  1. ^ http://www.newmansown.com/faqs.cfm
  2. ^ ABC.com Nightline News Interview. May 24, 2007
  3. ^ http://www.nndb.com/people/804/000022738/
  4. ^ Eric Lax, Newmann: A Biography. 1966.
  5. ^ Joe Morella and Edward Z. Epstein, Paul and Joanne. 1988.
  6. ^ Oscar Levant, The Unimportance of Being Oscar, Pocket Books 1969 (reprint of G.P. Putnam 1968), p. 56. ISBN 0-671-77104-3.
  7. ^ http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,21797406-2,00.html
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ New York Times: "Biography: Paul Newman — Hollywood's Charming Rebel"
  10. ^ Scott Newman Center
  11. ^ http://www.wfsb.com/politics/12281464/detail.html?rss=hart&psp=news
  12. ^ http://www.newmansown.com/faqs.cfm#q2a
  13. ^ "Paul Newman donates $10 mln to Kenyon College", Reuters, 2007-06-02. Retrieved on 2007-06-04. 
  14. ^ "Newman donates £20,000 to help breast cancer patients.And several runners in the UK will be running in the London charity run The British 10K to raise funds for Breast Cancer.". 

is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia entry. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Awards
Preceded by
John Kitzmiller
for Peace Valley
Award for Best Actor - Cannes Film Festival
1958
for The Long, Hot Summer
Succeeded by
Bradford Dillmann, Dean Stockwell and Orson Welles
for Compulsion
Preceded by
Jack Lemmon
for The Apartment
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1961
for The Hustler
Succeeded by
Burt Lancaster
for Birdman of Alcatraz
Preceded by
Mike Nichols
for The Graduate
Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
1969
for Rachel, Rachel
Succeeded by
Charles Jarrott
for Anne of the Thousand Days
Preceded by
Laurence Olivier
Cecil B. DeMille Award
1984
Succeeded by
Elizabeth Taylor
Preceded by
James Stewart, The National Endowment for the Arts
Academy Honorary Award
1986
with Alex North
Succeeded by
Ralph Bellamy
Preceded by
William Hurt
for Kiss of the Spider Woman
Academy Award for Best Actor
1986
for The Color of Money
Succeeded by
Michael Douglas
for Wall Street
Preceded by
Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
1993
Succeeded by
Quincy Jones
Preceded by
Tom Hanks
Philadelphia
Silver Bear for Best Actor - Berlin Film Festival
1995
for Nobody's Fool
Succeeded by
Sean Penn
Dead Man Walking
Preceded by
Jeffrey Wright
for Angels in America
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
2005
for Empire Falls
Succeeded by
Jeremy Irons
for Elizabeth I
Preceded by
Geoffrey Rush
for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Movie
2005
for Empire Falls
Succeeded by
Jeremy Irons
for Elizabeth I
Preceded by
William Shatner
for Boston Legal
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made of Television
2006
for Empire Falls
Succeeded by
Jeremy Irons
for Elizabeth I
Persondata
NAME Newman, Paul
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Newman, Paul Leonard
SHORT DESCRIPTION Academy Award, Golden Globe, Cannes Award, and Emmy Award-winning American actor and film director
DATE OF BIRTH January 1, 1925
PLACE OF BIRTH Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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