Paul Newman

1925 - 2008

Paul Newman

Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, race car driver, and entrepreneur. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.Newman's major film roles include 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), and leading roles in The Sting (1973), The Towering Inferno (1974), Slap Shot (1977), The Verdict (1982), and voice role of Doc Hudson in the first installment of Disney-Pixar's Cars as his final acting performance, with voice recordings being used again in Cars 3 (2017). A ten-time Oscar nominee, Newman won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Color of Money (1986). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Newman has received more than 13,504,703 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 65th most popular actor.

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  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Paul Newman ranks 64 out of 8,832Before him are Charles Bronson, Bruno Ganz, Ian McKellen, Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, and Konstantin Stanislavski. After him are Jane Fonda, John Wayne, Catherine Deneuve, Greta Garbo, Toshiro Mifune, and Liam Neeson.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Newman ranks 8Before him are Margaret Thatcher, Pol Pot, Richard Burton, Yukio Mishima, Gilles Deleuze, and Patrice Lumumba. After him are B.B. King, Zygmunt Bauman, Robert F. Kennedy, Alija Izetbegović, Mahathir Mohamad, and Albert Bandura. Among people deceased in 2008, Paul Newman ranks 4Before him are Yves Saint Laurent, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Edmund Hillary. After him are Bobby Fischer, Arthur C. Clarke, Albert Hofmann, Irena Sendler, Charlton Heston, Suharto, Samuel P. Huntington, and Chinghiz Aitmatov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Newman ranks 137 out of 12,171Before him are Dale Carnegie (1888), Phineas Gage (1823), James Watson (1928), Henry Fonda (1905), Coen brothers (null), and Tupac Shakur (1971). After him are Jane Fonda (1937), Chuck Berry (1926), John Wayne (1907), J. D. Salinger (1919), Buzz Aldrin (1930), and George Gershwin (1898).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Paul Newman ranks 29Before him are Steven Seagal (1952), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Nicolas Cage (1964), Will Smith (1968), Charles Bronson (1921), and Henry Fonda (1905). After him are Jane Fonda (1937), John Wayne (1907), Peter Falk (1927), Sharon Tate (1943), Vin Diesel (1967), and Brad Pitt (1963).