Paul Newman starred in many movies in the 1950s and 60s, such as "The Silver Chalice," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "Cool Hand Luke." In the 1970s through the 2000s, Newman starred in movies such as "Slap Shot," "The Verdict" and Road to Perdition."Continue Reading
Paul Newman began his movie career in "The Silver Chalice" in 1954. Shortly after, Newman starred in movies such as "Somebody Up There Likes Me" and "The Left-Handed Gun." In the late 1950s, Newman starred in critically acclaimed films such as "The Long Hot Summer" and "Cat On a Hot Tin Roof." In 1960, Newman starred in "Exodus," and received an Academy Award nomination for his role in "The Hustler" in 1961.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Newman starred in films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Cool Hand Luke" and "The Sting." During this time, Newman also starred in sports films, such as "Winning" and "Slap Shot." In the 1980s, Newman starred in "Absence of Malice," "The Verdict" and "The Color of Money." In 1994, Newman starred in "Nobody's Fool," which earned him another Academy Award nomination. Newman's final on-screen film appearance came in 2002 in "Road to Perdition," playing a cunning mob boss. His final role came in 2006, voicing a character in "Cars."Learn more about Art & Literature