(Paul Leonard Newman)
* 26. January 1925 (in Cleveland, Ohio)    † 26. September 2008 (in Westport, Connecticut)


1993 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

1986 as Eddie Felson in 'The Color Of Money'

1985 Honorary and other Awards


2003 as John Rooney in 'Road to Perdition'

1994 as Donald (Sully) Sullivan in 'Nobody's Fool'

1982 as Frank Galvin in 'The Verdict'

1981 as Michael Gallagher in 'Absence of Malice'

1968 as Producer for 'Rachel, Rachel'

1967 as Luke in 'Cool Hand Luke'

1963 as Hud Bennon in 'Hud'

1961 as Eddie Felson in 'The Hustler'

1958 as Brick Pollit in 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof'


what can I say...he was one of my all time of the best actors ever

his father is Arthur Sigmund (*1893 † 1950) who ran a sports goods store and his mothers name was Theresa (* 1894 † 1982)

he played the role of Eddie Felson twice: in 'The Hustler' (1961), and in 'The Color of Money' (1986)

he was married to actress Joanne Woodward (* 1930) from 1958 until his death

has 3 children with Witte and 3 with Woodward...his son, Scott (from his marriage to Jackie Witte) died of a drug overdose in 1978

his first wife was Jackie Witte (1949 - 1958, divorced)