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Paul Newman

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Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
Shaker Heights, OH
Death Date
Sep 26, 2008 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
Shaker Heights, OH
Death Date
Sep 26, 2008 (83)

About

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.

Before Fame

He made his acting debut at age seven in a school production of Robin Hood.

Trivia

After a single appearance on Broadway, he was offered a movie contract with Warner Brothers.

Family Life

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.

Associated With

He starred in the 1986 film The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese.