(Paul Leonard Newman)
* 26. January 1925 (in Cleveland, Ohio)

+ 26. September 2008 (in Westport, Connecticut)

1985 Honorary and other Awards

1986 as Eddie Felson in 'The Color Of Money'

1993 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

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

1961 as Eddie Felson in 'The Hustler'

1963 as Hud Bennon in 'Hud'

1967 as Luke in 'Cool Hand Luke'

1968 as Producer for 'Rachel, Rachel'

1981 as Michael Gallagher in 'Absence of Malice'

1982 as Frank Galvin in 'The Verdict'

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

2003 as John Rooney in 'Road to Perdition'
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what can I say...he was one of my all time of the best actors ever

his fathers name was Arthur (died 1950 at age 55) and his mothers name was Theresa (died 1982 at age 86)

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

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

he was married to actress Joanne Woodward since 29. January 1958 to 26. September 2008 (his death)

his first wife was Jackie Witte (married from December 1949 to January 1958, divorced)