Paul Newman

Paul Newman

American actor and film director (1925–2008)
Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, race car driver, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 26, 1925
HometownCleveland Heights, Ohio, United States of America
Net worth$80 million
Height5'10" (1.77m)
SpouseJackie Witte (m 1949 - 1958) , Joanne Woodward (m 1958 - 2008)
ChildrenScott Newman , Melissa Newman , Nell Newman
ParentsTheresa Fetzer , Arthur Newman


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Competitive Eater Takes on Cool Hand Luke-esque 50 Hard-Boiled Eggs Challenge

A competitive eater based in New Zealand chomped down 50 hard-boiled eggs in just over 35 minutes, footage shared to YouTube on January 10 shows.Auckland-based Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.This particular feat will be familiar to anyone who has seen the Paul Newman classic Cool Hand Luke, when the legendary actor played a prison inmate who wins a bet that he can eat 50 hard-boiled eggs in an hour.Zisser does however have some dip and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Vanilla to help her tackle the protein-filled challenge, finishing up in an impressive time of 35 minutes and 34 seconds.During the challenge, she describes the feat as “torturous” adding that the difficulty involved cemented her opinion that competitive eating is “an extreme sport”.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
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2006Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesEmpire FallsWinner
2006Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeEmpire FallsWinner
2005Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieEmpire FallsWinner
2004Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesOur TownNominated
2003Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleRoad to PerditionNominated