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Paul Newman

Paul Newman
  • Career: Actor Director
  • Top celebrities: 2128
  • BirthDate: 1925, 26 of January , Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
  • Spouse: Joanne Woodward (29 January 1958 - 26 September 2008) (his death) 3 children, Witte, Jackie (27 December 1949 - 28 January 1958) (divorced) 3 children
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    Paul Newman

    If Zeus had a competitor, it had to be Paul Newman and no one else for sure! Yes, the legendary actor was the only male actor to be endowed with natural good looks plus an oomph factor that made him a heartthrob of millions of fans.

    It is rumored that women would faint when he appeared on the red carpet! The birthplace of this actor is Ohio where he grew up as Jewish boy. Paul inherited his good acting skills from his maternal side and went on to capture millions of hearts when he took acting as his profession.

    The period from 50’s to late 70’s saw him appear in diverse kinds of roles, all of which bear testimony to the fact that Newman is a star performer. He achieved much stardom and was the recipient of many Oscars. Some of the most memorable movies starring Newman were Hud, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Sting and The Towering Inferno.

    Paul Newman may have passed away, but his legacy still remains etched in our hearts.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 2003 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1995 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    Won Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award - 1994 for ""
    Won Oscar - 1987 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:The Color of Money (1986). Paul Newman was not present at the awards ceremony. Robert Wise accepted the award on his behalf."
    Won Honorary Award - 1986 for "In recognition of his many and memorable and compelling screen performances and for his personal integrity and dedication to his craft. Paul Newman was not present at the awards ceremony. He gave his acceptance speech via satellite from Chicago."
    Nominated Oscar - 1983 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:The Verdict (1982)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1982 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Absence of Malice (1981)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1969 for "Best Picture for:Rachel, Rachel (1968)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1968 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Cool Hand Luke (1967)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1964 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Hud (1963)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1962 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:The Hustler (1961)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1959 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 2003 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1971 for "Best Actor for:Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1964 for "Best Foreign Actor for:Hud (1963). USA."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1962 for "Best Foreign Actor for:The Hustler (1961). USA."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1959 for "Best Foreign Actor for:Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958). USA."
    Won Silver Berlin Bear - 1995 for "Best Actor for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    Nominated Blockbuster Entertainment Award - 2000 for "Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama/Romance for:Message in a Bottle - Der Beginn einer großen Liebe (1999)."
    Nominated Critics Choice Award - 2003 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1987 for "for:The Glass Menagerie (1987)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1973 for "for:The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)."
    Won Best Actor - 1958 for "for:The Long, Hot Summer (1958)."
    Nominated CFCA Award - 2003 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Won CEC Award - 1962 for "Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero) for:Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)."
    Nominated DFWFCA Award - 2003 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated DFWFCA Award - 1995 for "Best Actor for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    Won David - 1983 for "Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero) for:The Verdict (1982)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1969 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Rachel, Rachel (1968)."
    Won Emmy - 2005 for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for:Empire Falls - Schicksal einer Stadt (2005) (TV). (HBO)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2003 for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for:Our Town (2003) (TV). (Showtime)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1981 for "Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special for:The Shadow Box (1980) (TV). (ABC)."
    Won Gala Tribute - 1975 for ""
    Won Golden Apple - 1986 for "Male Star of the Year"
    Won Golden Globe - 2006 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for:Empire Falls - Schicksal einer Stadt (2005) (TV)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 2003 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1995 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1987 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for:The Color of Money (1986)."
    Won Cecil B. DeMille Award - 1984 for ""
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1983 for "Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for:The Verdict (1982)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1969 for "Best Motion Picture Director for:Rachel, Rachel (1968)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1968 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:Cool Hand Luke (1967)."
    Won Henrietta Award - 1966 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Won Henrietta Award - 1964 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1963 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1962 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:The Hustler (1961)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1957 for "Most Promising Newcomer - Male Together with John Kerr and Anthony Perkins."
    Won Man of the Year - 1968 for ""
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1971 for "Star, Male 4th place."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1970 for "Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1968 for "Male Star"
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1967 for "Male Star"
    3rd place Golden Laurel - 1966 for "Action Performance for:Harper (1966)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1965 for "Comedy Performance, Male for:What a Way to Go! (1964). 5th place."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1964 for "Top Male Dramatic Performance for:Hud (1963)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1963 for "Top Male Star 9th place."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1962 for "Top Male Dramatic Performance for:The Hustler (1961)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Top Male Dramatic Performance for:Exodus (1960). 4th place."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Male Dramatic Performance for:Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958). 4th place."
    Won Best Actor - 1962 for "for:The Hustler (1961)."
    Won NBR Award - 1986 for "Best Actor for:The Color of Money (1986)."
    Won NSFC Award - 1995 for "Best Actor for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    3rd place NSFC Award - 1987 for "Best Actor for:The Color of Money (1986)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1994 for "Best Actor for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1986 for "Best Actor for:The Color of Money (1986)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1982 for "Best Actor for:The Verdict (1982)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1968 for "Best Director for:Rachel, Rachel (1968)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1967 for "Best Actor for:Cool Hand Luke (1967)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1963 for "Best Actor for:Hud (1963)."
    3rd place NYFCC Award - 1961 for "Best Actor for:The Hustler (1961)."
    Nominated OFCS Award - 2003 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated Television Producer of the Year Award in Longform - 2006 for "for:Empire Falls - Schicksal einer Stadt (2005) (TV). Shared with: Marc Platt Scott Steindorff Fred Schepisi William Teitler"
    Won PFCS Award - 2003 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Won Most Popular Male Star - 1967 for ""
    Nominated Satellite Award - 2005 for "Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for:Empire Falls - Schicksal einer Stadt (2005) (TV)."
    Nominated Golden Satellite Award - 2003 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Won Actor - 2006 for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for:Empire Falls - Schicksal einer Stadt (2005) (TV)."
    Nominated Actor - 2004 for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for:Our Town (2003) (TV)."
    Nominated Actor - 1995 for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for:Nobody's Fool - Auf Dauer unwiderstehlich (1994)."
    Won Life Achievement Award - 1986 for ""
    2nd place SEFCA Award - 2002 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Nominated TFCA Award - 2002 for "Best Supporting Performance, Male for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1994 for "Motion Picture On 1 February 1994. At 7060 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture At 7060 Hollywood Blvd."
    Nominated WAFCA Award - 2002 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Road to Perdition (2002)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 40
  • Salary: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) $17,000
    Exodus (1960) $200,000
    Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) $350,000 + percentage of profits
    Hombre (1967) $750,000 + 10% of gross
    Winning (1969) $1,100,000
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) $750,000
    Pocket Money (1972) $1,200,000
    The Sting (1973) $500,000 and profit participation
    The Towering Inferno (1974) $1,000,000 + 10% of gross
    Blaze (1989) $5,000,000
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Also born in January 1920-1925