Larger-than-life actor, Oscar for 'The Color of Money'
Made his acting debut at age 7 in a school production of 'Robin Hood'.
My good looks sold me: after a single appearance on Broadway, I was offered a movie contract with Warner Brothers
After filming 'The Long, Hot Summer', he divorced his first wife and married co-star, Joanne Woodward in 1958 and remained together until his death in 2008.
He starred in the 1986 film The Color of Money directed by Martin Scorsese.