Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, a single925 â€“ September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, and auto racing enthusiast. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money and eight other nominations,[four] a few Golden Planet Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy award, and several honorary awards. He as well 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.
Newman was a co-founder of Newman’s Own, a meal company from which Newman donated all post-tax profits and royalties to charity. As of October 2008, individuals donations experienced exceeded US $280 million.
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