Paul Leonard Newman was the greatest actor world has ever seen. He is considered one of the most successful actors in the American history. He was not only an actor but also an all-rounder. He has the top spot in the ranking of the all-time actors in the Hollywood. Born on January 26, 1925 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S. His nationality is American whereas his ethnicity is relevant. His family were Jewish and his major intention was to work for the United States Navy rather than acting. He served for the US navy from the year 1943 to 1946 during the World War II when he was very young. Paul’s height was exactly 5 feet 8 inch tall, which was ideal for an army, and his personality was great asset for his career. After he left the U.S Navy he focused in educational career. He came out with a bachelor’s degree of Arts and Economics from Kenyon College in the year 1949. He then joined numerous stock companies for his career then later found Woodstock Players in Illinois with whom he traveled across the country for three months. In the year 1949 he married Jackie Witte and had two children from her. He then came to New York after joining Yale School of Drama and concentrated about acting. He looked absolutely dashing in his looks and his dress up was over the expectations. His pictures from his numerous phases of his career describe his potential and his position in the Hollywood Industry.
Paul was not only a actor he was film director, professional racing driver, Auto racing team owner, Entrepreneur, environmentalist, social activist and philanthropist. His investment in numerous businesses shows his understanding in different sectors. His quotes in the movies as well in his speeches are highly popular. He started his acting career from the movie The Silver Chalice in year 1954. He is among those few actors who made the transition from the cinemas of 1950s to 60s and 70s. He also featured in numerous TV shows during his career but, movies were his trademarks. With the new dawn in his acting career his personal relationship with his wife Jackie Witte were getting worse and worse. But, it was not because of the rumors of him being gay. In the year 1958 he gave divorce to Jackie and again married American actress Joanne Woodward. She took all the kids of Paul with her and raised together with her children. Paul was a great man with great vision and understanding. Major actor doesn’t possess the level and quality of education, which he had during his career. He was very much helpful and always thought to help people with every means possible. His elder son Scott Newman was also an actor who passed away in the year 1977 from a drug overdose. His contribution to control drugs abuse was one of the best initiative made by any actor for the social cause.
Paul’s career was attractive and glittering with huge successes and hits. His net worth was estimated exactly $50 million. His contribution for the social causes was extraordinary. According to the U.S tax and provision department his nonprofit organization has contributed more than $400 million till today for the social causes. He was announced dead in the year September 26, 2008 at the age of 83 and the major cause of his death was lungs cancer. He was very much active during his days but I never found his using twitter and Instagram to share his ideas with his fans. Being a male actor he had done numerous shirtless and nude scene for the movies. His biography is easily found in wiki and IMDb. His contribution for the movies industry cannot be forgets. He will always be remembered as a great actor but also as a great human being.