Larger-than-life actor who won an Academy Award for his role in The Color of Money. His other memorable film roles include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Hud, and Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man. He also voiced the character Doc Hudson in the animated film Cars.
He made his acting debut at age seven in a school production of Robin Hood.
After a single appearance on Broadway, he was offered a movie contract with Warner Brothers.
After filming The Long, Hot Summer in 1958, he divorced his first wife and married co-star Joanne Woodward. They remained together until his death in 2008. He had a total of six children, three with his first wife and three with his second.
He starred in the 1986 film The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese.