• Paul  Newman

    Paul Newman Awards

    Born on January 26th, 1925

    From Shaker Heights, Ohio

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2006)
Won
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Won
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Won
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1985)
Won
Life Achievement Award
Golden Globe (1984)
Won
Cecille B. DeMille Award
Won
Honorary Award
Golden Globe (1966)
Won
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites)
Golden Globe (1964)
Won
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites)
Golden Globe (1957)
Won
New Star of the Year - Actor
Road to Perdition Poster

Road to Perdition

Mike Sullivan (Tom Hanks) is an enforcer for powerful Depression-era Midwestern mobster John Rooney (Paul Newman). Rooney's son, Connor (Daniel Craig), is jealous of the close bond they share, and when Mike's eldest son, Michael (Tyler Hoechlin), witnesses a hit, Connor uses the incident as an excuse to murder Sullivan's wife (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and youngest son. Forced to flee, Sullivan and Michael set out on a journey of revenge and self-discovery.

Golden Globe (2003)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2003)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
Nobody's Fool Poster

Nobody's Fool

Donald "Sully" Sullivan (Paul Newman) is an expert at avoiding adult responsibilities. At 60, he divides all his time between a local bar and the occasional construction job. When his estranged son, Peter (Dylan Walsh), arrives in town, bringing with him a son of his own and a sob story about his failed marriage, Sully finds himself assuming the roles of both father and grandfather. After a life of unchecked self-indulgence, he wonders if he is up to the task.

Golden Globe (1995)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
The Color of Money Poster

The Color of Money

Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman) decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria (Tom Cruise) and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, but he eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out. Eddie takes up playing again and soon crosses paths with Vincent as an opponent.

Golden Globe (1987)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
The Verdict Poster

The Verdict

A boozing lawyer (Paul Newman) takes on a law-firm dean (James Mason), the Archdiocese of Boston and the system in general.

Golden Globe (1983)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Absence of Malice

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his supposed crime was committed but it involves an innocent party. When she tells Carter the truth and the newspaper runs it, tragedy follows, forcing Carter to face up to the responsibilities of her job when she is confronted by Gallagher.

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Poster

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study of a remarkable friendship between Butch - possibly the most likeable outlaw in frontier history - and his closest associate, the fabled, ever-dangerous Sundance Kid.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated
Actor
Cool Hand Luke Poster

Cool Hand Luke

When petty criminal Luke Jackson (Paul Newman) is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden (Strother Martin) or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline (George Kennedy), who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. Luke's bravado, even in the face of repeated stints in the prison's dreaded solitary confinement cell, "the box," make him a rebel hero to his fellow convicts and a thorn in the side of the prison officers.

Golden Globe (1968)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor
Adventures of a Young Man Poster

Adventures of a Young Man

Hemingway's Nick Adams (Richard Beymer) hits the road, meets a boxer (Paul Newman) and drives an ambulance in World War I France.

Golden Globe (1963)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Sweet Bird of Youth Poster

Sweet Bird of Youth

After unsuccessfully trying his luck in Hollywood, charming gigolo Chance Wayne (Paul Newman) wanders back to his hometown, accompanied by Alexandra Del Lago (Geraldine Page), a movie star on the wane. Chance quickly falls back into his old rut -- he's still smitten with his former sweetheart, Heavenly Finley (Shirley Knight), but her thuggish brother (Rip Torn) and her crooked politician father (Ed Begley) both hate him. When Alexandra leaves town, Chance is left with little more than trouble.

Golden Globe (1963)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Hustler Poster

The Hustler

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.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1962)
Won
Foreign Actor
Golden Globe (1962)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Actor
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

After Brick Pollitt (Paul Newman) injures himself while drunkenly revisiting his high school sports-star days, he and his tempestuous wife, Maggie (Elizabeth Taylor), visit his family's Mississippi plantation for the 65th birthday of his hot-tempered father, Big Daddy (Burl Ives). Cantankerous even with declining health, Big Daddy demands to know why Brick and Maggie haven't yet given him a grandchild, unlike Brick's brother Gooper (Jack Carson) and his fecund wife, Mae (Madeleine Sherwood).

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1959)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
Nominated
Actor