Saturday, September 27, 2008
Amazing Careers - Actor Paul Newman (1925-2008)
Paul Newman, a Hollywood favorite with an amazing career spanning several decades passed away on Friday.
Newman's long life is testament to the fact that multiple, successful careers are possible and career highlights can come at anytime in life.
Here are just a few of Paul Newman's career highlights:
- Navy career in World War II
- Recognized and highly regarded film career from 1954 to 2005
- Raced Nissan cars in the mid 70's to 90's
- Winning race car driver at 70 years old
- Started Newman's Own at 57 years old.
- Philanthropist donating $250 million from the Newman's Own brand
- His first movie was The Silver Chalice in 1954
- Last worked on Broadway at 78 years old
- Voice of Doc in the movie Cars at 81 years old
- Politically active and ranked 19th on Richard Nixon's list of enemies
- Nominated for an primetime Emmy for producing Empire Falls at 80 years old
For more on Paul Newman's career.