Larger-than-life actor who won an Oscar for his role in The Color of Money. Between and 2008, he appeared in 67 films, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Hud, and Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man.
After a single appearance on Broadway, he was offered a movie contract with Warner Brothers.
He starred in the 1986 film, The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese.
He made his acting debut at age seven in a school production of Robin Hood.
After filming The Long, Hot Summer in 1958, he divorced his first wife and married co-star, Joanne Woodward. They remained together until his death in 2008.
- The meaning of the name Newman: The New Man