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Paul Newman

1925 - 2008

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Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, race car driver, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Silver Bear, a Cannes Film Festival Award, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.Born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, Newman showed an interest in theater as a child and at age 10 performed in a stage production of Saint George and the Dragon at the Cleveland Play House. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in drama and economics from Kenyon College in 1949. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Newman has received more than 21,157,429 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Paul Newman is the 77th most popular actor (up from 78th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from United States (up from 155th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Actor.

Paul Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He was a co-founder of Newman's Own, a food company from which all after-tax profits are given to charity.

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  • 21M

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  • 73.22

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  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Paul Newman ranks 77 out of 9,996Before him are John Wayne, Judy Garland, Michael Caine, Steve McQueen, Will Smith, and Johnny Depp. After him are Humphrey Bogart, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Redford, Toshiro Mifune, Tom Hanks, and Samuel L. Jackson.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Newman ranks 7Before him are Malcolm X, Margaret Thatcher, Richard Burton, Pol Pot, Yukio Mishima, and Mikis Theodorakis. After him are Albert Bandura, Gilles Deleuze, Patrice Lumumba, Zygmunt Bauman, Alija Izetbegović, and Mahathir Mohamad. Among people deceased in 2008, Paul Newman ranks 4Before him are Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Yves Saint Laurent, and Bobby Fischer. After him are Edmund Hillary, Chinghiz Aitmatov, Arthur C. Clarke, Irena Sendler, Suharto, Samuel P. Huntington, Charlton Heston, and Albert Hofmann.

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Among people born in United States, Paul Newman ranks 151 out of 18,182Before him are John Wayne (1907), Judy Garland (1922), J. D. Salinger (1919), Steve McQueen (1930), Will Smith (1968), and Johnny Depp (1963). After him are Josephine Baker (1906), Humphrey Bogart (1899), Dale Carnegie (1888), Johnny Cash (1932), Robert Redford (1936), and John B. Watson (1878).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Paul Newman ranks 36Before him are Steven Seagal (1952), John Wayne (1907), Judy Garland (1922), Steve McQueen (1930), Will Smith (1968), and Johnny Depp (1963). After him are Humphrey Bogart (1899), Robert Redford (1936), Tom Hanks (1956), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Gregory Peck (1916), and Ava Gardner (1922).

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