Born on February 26, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York
Jackie Gleason as "Minnesota Fats"
Story Fast Eddie Felsen (Paul Newman) and his adventures in the world of professional pool. Fast Eddie is a young hopeful on his way to challenging Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) for his world title. When he starts getting feelings for a woman he gets into a dilemma.
|Academy Award (1961)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1961)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|