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Paul Newman
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Born Paul Leonard Newman
January 26, 1925(1925-01-26)
Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
Died September 26, 2008 (aged 83)
Westport, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver
Years active 1949–2008

Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, 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 (including three honorary ones), 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 $380 million.

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Paul Newman films
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