Paul Newman

Actor, Co-producer

Born: Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA


Paul Leonard Newman professionally known as Paul Newman made his debut as an actor in the film The Silver Chalice (1954). It was in 1956 he rose to fame with the film Somebody Up There Likes Me which gave him stardom. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male for The Silver Chalice which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Newmans career so far are The Hustler (1961), Hud (1963), Harper (1966), Cool Hand Luke (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), The Sting (1973), The Towering Inferno (1974), Slap Shot (1977), The Verdict (1982), The Color of Money (1986), Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990) and Road to Perdition (2002) to name a few. Newman son of Theresa Garth and Arthur Sigmund Newman Sr. was born on January 26, 1925, in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He attended Shaker Heights High School and graduated in the year 1943. He then briefly attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in drama and economics at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio in 1949.

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