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Paul Newman: A Biography of the Legendary Actor

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He was a mediocre student and early on in his career sold encyclopedias for a living. Unsure of what he wanted to do with his life, he joined the navy during World War II but returned to his love for acting which was instilled in him by his mother. Initially landing Broadway roles, he later moved to Hollywood where his life changed. During his career, he was an 8-time Oscar nominee, a generous philanthropist, a highly successful entrepreneur and an unpretentious man who was absolutely devoted to his family and the craft of acting. Today, we know him as Paul Newman and this is his story.

Anyone who watched him act would be captivated by the authenticity of his performances. And yet he did not have an ounce of conceit in him. People loved and admired him for his rigor and discipline. However, his success was not without challenges. He was diagnosed with colorblindness early on in life, had to leave his first wife when he fell in love with Joanne Woodward, and lost his only son, Scott Newman, to drug overdose.

His story is that of perseverance and triumph against all odds. During his lifetime, he won many awards and, In 1987, won the Oscar for his performance in The Color of Money. And still, nothing seemed to slow him down. Come and find out who was this larger than life persona who charmed and inspired a whole new generation.

Here's a preview of what you'll discover in this book:

  • Paul Newman's early childhood, family life, and education
  • His journey to Yale University and life there
  • Landing his early roles as a theatre actor
  • Moving to Hollywood and rise as a method actor
  • The onslaught of fame and fortune which would kiss his feet
  • Falling head over heels in love with Joanne Woodward
  • The tragic death of his son and the vacuum that left in him
  • Moving on with his life and coming back even stronger
  • Unleashing his best work and foray into philanthropy
  • His death and the legacy he left behind
  • ….. And much more!


Titel: Paul Newman: A Biography of the Legendary Actor
EAN: 9781393106555
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Hersteller: MG Publishing
Genre: Kunst
Veröffentlichung: 26.12.2020
Dateigrösse: 0.2 MB