Paul Newman
Paul Newman 1950s
Paul Newman in the 1950's
Birth January 26, 1925
Death September 26, 2008
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Hockey films Slap Shot
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Paul Newman was the actor who starred in the leading role of Reggie Dunlop in the 1977 film Slap Shot.


Personal lifeEdit

Newman was born in Ohio in 1925 and later joined the United States military during World War II.

In the 1980's, he founded his "Newman's Own" food product line.

Film careerEdit

His film career took off in the 1950's and he eventually starred in major films such as Cool Hand Luke, The Towering Inferno, Slap Shot, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. He later starred in The Color of Money, Road to Perdition and did voice acting in Pixar's Cars.

Newman worked with director George Roy Hill on three films: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting and Slap Shot.

Paul Newman officially retired from acting in 2007.

Hockey careerEdit

Paul Newman never played professional hockey. He only portrayed a minor league pro hockey player in Slap Shot.


The following is a selected filmography.

  • The Silver Chalice (1954)
  • The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  • The Hustler (1961)
  • Hud (1963)
  • Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  • The Sting (1973)
  • The Towering Inferno (1974)
  • Slap Shot (1977)
  • The Color of Money (1986)
  • Nobody's Fool (1994)
  • Road to Perdition (2002)
  • Cars (2006)

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