Fat Man and Little Boy

Paul Newman

b.1/26/1925 Cleveland, Ohio

Father was a sporting goods store proprietor in Cleveland    World War II: Ohio University Navy ROTC student who entered flight training but was discovered to be color blind and instead was assigned as Radio Man 3rd Class on TBM light bombers with Torpedo Squadrons VT-98 and VT-99 aboard aircraft carrier U.S.S. Bunker Hill in the Pacific Theatre of the war (Saipan)  After the war,  he enrolled as Drama student at Kenyon College and was then accepted as an understudy at the Actor’s Studio of New York    Leading roles on Broadway including “Picnic”  Discovered and signed by Warner Studios while performing in New York    Academy Award nomination Best Actor “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” 1958    Academy Award nomination Best Actor “The Hustler” 1961   Academy Award nomination Best Actor “Hud” 1963    Academy Award nomination Best Actor “Cool Hand Luke” 1967   Academy Award nomination Best Actor “Absence of Malice” 1981   Academy Award nomination Best Actor “The Verdict” 1982    Academy Award Best Actor “The Color of Money” 1986    First cinematic movie: “The Silver Chalice” 1955


The Silver Chalice, Somebody Up There Likes Me, The Rack, The Left Handed Gun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Rally Round the Flag Boys, Hustler, Hud, the Outrage, Iron Curtain, Cool Hand Luke, Secret War of Henry Frigg, Winning, Rachel Rachel, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, WUSA, Poocket Money, Life and Lime of Judge Roy Bean, The Sting, The Towering Inferno, Buffalo  Bill and the Indians, Stop That, Fort Apache the Bronx, Absence of Malice, The Verdict, Color of Money, Fat Man Little Boy, Blaze