January 26: Hollywood Icon Paul Newman Born Today

Paul Newman would be 89 today.

Growing up no actor embodied the word Movie Star like he did.  As he grew older, his performances only grew stronger and his charm never faded.

Newman Tribute

CBS Sunday Morning on Newman’s Death

Today Show Tribute

Nine Oscar Nominations  (including his very last film) – One Win

Honorary Oscar

 

Year Film Role Notes
1954 The Silver Chalice Basil
1955 Producers’ ShowcaseOur Town George Gibbs
1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me Rocky Graziano Cinema Writers Circle Award for Best Foreign Actor
The Rack Capt. Edward W. Hall Jr.
1957 The Helen Morgan Story Larry Maddux
Until They Sail Capt. Jack Harding
1958 The Long, Hot Summer Ben Quick Best Actor Award (Cannes Film Festival)
The Left Handed Gun Billy the Kid
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Brick Pollitt Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Golden Laurel Award Top Male Dramatic Performance
Rally ‘Round the Flag, Boys! Harry Bannerman
1959 The Young Philadelphians Anthony Judson Lawrence
1960 From the Terrace David Alfred Eaton
Exodus Ari Ben Canaan
1961 The Hustler Eddie Felson BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Laurel Award Top Male Dramatic Performance
Mar del Plata Film Festival Best Actor
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Paris Blues Ram Bowen
1962 Sweet Bird of Youth Chance Wayne Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man Ad Francis, “The Battler” Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
1963 Hud Hud Bannon Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
A New Kind of Love Steve Sherman
The Prize Andrew Craig
1964 What a Way to Go! Larry Flint
The Outrage Juan Carrasco
1965 Lady L Armand Denis
1966 Harper Lew Harper
Torn Curtain Prof. Michael Armstrong directed by Alfred Hitchcock
1967 Hombre John Russell
Cool Hand Luke Luke Jackson Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Golden Laurel Award Top Male Dramatic Performance
1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg Pvt. Harry Frigg
1969 Winning Frank Capua
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Golden Laurel Award Top Male Dramatic Performance
1970 WUSA Rheinhardt
1971 Sometimes a Great Notion Hank Stamper
Once Upon a Wheel (TV program) Himself Winner: World Television Festival Award,Winner: Best International Sports Documentary
1972 Pocket Money Jim Kane
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Judge Roy Bean
1973 The Mackintosh Man Joseph Rearden
The Sting Henry Gondorff
1974 The Towering Inferno Doug Roberts
1975 The Drowning Pool Lew Harper
1976 Silent Movie Himself
Buffalo Bill and the Indians William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody
1977 Slap Shot Reggie “Reg” Dunlop
1979 Quintet Essex
1980 When Time Ran Out Hank Anderson
1981 Fort Apache, The Bronx Murphy
Absence of Malice Michael Colin Gallagher Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
1982 Come Along with Me TV
The Verdict Frank Galvin David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1984 Harry & Son Harry Keach
1986 The Color of Money Fast Eddie Felson Academy Award for Best Actor
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
1989 Fat Man and Little Boy Gen. Leslie R. Groves
Blaze Gov. Earl K. Long
1990 Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Walter Bridge
1993 La Classe américaine Dave in redubbed archive footage only
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy Sidney J. Mussburger
Nobody’s Fool Donald J. “Sully” Sullivan Silver Berlin Bear Award for Best Actor (Berlin)[59]
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
1998 Twilight Harry Ross
1999 Message in a Bottle Dodge Blake Nominated—Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor – Drama/Romance
2000 Where the Money Is Henry Manning
2001 The Blunder Years” (The Simpsons episode) Himself voice
2002 Road to Perdition John Rooney Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Nominated—Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
2003 Our Town Stage Manager Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2005 Empire Falls Max Roby Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor – Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Dave Scott voice
2006 Cars Doc Hudson/Hudson Hornet voice
2007 Dale Narrator voice
2008 The Meerkats Narrator voice, final role

 

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