Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, and auto racing enthusiast. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money and eight other nominations, six Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards. He also won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing, and his race teams won several championships in open wheel IndyCar racing.
1. IF YOU’RE PLAYING A POKER GAME AND YOU LOOK AROUND THE TABLE AND AND CAN’T TELL WHO THE SUCKER IS, IT’S YOU.
2. IF YOU DON’T HAVE ENEMIES, YOU DON’T HAVE CHARACTER.
3. YOU ONLY GROW WHEN YOU ARE ALONE.
4. MONEY WON IS TWICE AS SWEET AS MONEY EARNED.
5. WHO’S TO SAY WHO’S AN EXPERT?
6. TO BE AN ACTOR YOU HAVE TO BE A CHILD.
7. I WAS ALWAYS A CHARACTER ACTOR. I JUST LOOKED LIKE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD.