Paul Newman Biography

Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, and auto racing enthusiast. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money and eight other nominations, six Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards. He also won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing, and his race teams won several championships in open wheel IndyCar racing.

Newman was a co-founder of Newman's Own, a food company from which Newman donated all post-tax profits and royalties to charity. As of 2013, these donations exceeded US$380 million. He was also a co-founder of Safe Water Network, a nonprofit that develops sustainable drinking water solutions for those in need. In 1988, Paul founded the SeriousFun Children's Network, a global family of camps and programs for children with serious illness which has served 290,076 children since its inception. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Paul Newman
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Film Producer, Film director, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Activist, Voice Actor, Philanthropist, Race car driver
Ethnicity:
Jewish people, Slovak American
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
January 26, 1925
Astrological Sign:
Aquarius
Date of Death:
September 26, 2008
Age at Death:
83
Cause of Death:
Lung cancer
Marriages
  • 1958-01-29
    Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas
Paul Newman Timeline
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