There has never been, in all hollywood history, a look and eyes more famous than that of Paul Newman. Ohio is one of the big stars from the mecca of cinema and his long-lasting marriage to Joana Woodward caused a sensation. The actor fell in love with the entire planet in the second half of the 20th century with its undeniable beauty in films that have remained engraved in world cinema.
Newman participated in more than 50 movies throughout more five decades of experience, and he even directed five feature films. Many of these films are considered masterpieces (some of them even with animals), and thanks to the arrival of the streaming They can be viewed on the different platforms available in Spain.
‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ (1958)
In 1958, Newman was 33 years old and already a well-known face in Hollywood, especially thanks to films like Marked by hate (1956). That year marked the definitive ascension of the actor to the Hollywood Olympus thanks to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), adaptation of the work of Tennessee Williams (A Streetcar Named Desire) and in which he stars in a historic duo with Elizabeth Taylor. Your role of Brick Politt gave Paul the first of his ten Oscar nominations, and whoever wants can see it entirely in Filmin.
‘The Hustler’ (1961)
His second nomination arrived three years later thanks to his role in The hustler (1961), a film about losers in life in which Newman played Eddie Felson, a young pool player full of arrogance whose only goal in life is defeat a legendary player. Co-starring Jackie Gleason and Piper Laurie, this available on Movistar Plus+.
‘Hud, the wildest among a thousand’ (1963)
Newman left the bustling metropolises for the Wild West in 1963. Hud, the wildest among a thousand, in which he played a freewheeler who spent his money in bars with everything he earned in the family ranch, something that caused many disputes with his grandfather. That, added to the proliferation of an oil company and a deadly disease for the cattle, it will raise the tension between the two. The actor got his third nomination to the statuette with this ribbon that can be seen in Movistar Plus+ and on Filmin.
‘Torn Curtain’ (1966)
His first (and only) participation in a Alfred Hitchcock movie arrived in 1966 with Torn Curtain, in which he played nuclear physicist Michael Armstrong, who is going to Berlin in the middle of the Cold War to provide aid to the communists. Newman co-starred in this film with a Julie Andrews what was coming to do Mary Poppins (1964) and Smiles and tears (1965). Actor and director established a terrible relationship during the filming of this feature film can be enjoyed on Filmin.
‘The legend of the indomitable’ (1967)
Newman again competed for the Oscar (and lost) thanks to The legend of the indomitable (1967), in which he played a prisoner imprisoned for causing destruction while drunk and who must confront the microsociety of a prison from Florida. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg (The Amityville Horror1979), one can see, again, on Movistar Plus+.
‘Two Men and a Destiny’ (1969)
At the end of the 60s came one of the most famous movies of Newman’s entire filmography. two men and one destiny (1969), one of the peak westerns in history of cinema, not only marked a before and after in his career, but also did so in his personal life: in this filming he made close friend of Robert Redford. The legendary thief Butch Cassidy is one of the most remembered characters in Paul’s career, and his interpretation can be seen on Disney+.
‘The Coup’ (1973)
Redford and Newman returned to meet four years later in a completely different environment: the Chicago of the 1930s. Probably, The hit (1973) be the most famous movie from the Ohio actor, a thriller in which the two friends (in reality and in fiction) seek take revenge on a gangster who has ordered the cold-blooded murder of one of his best friends. It is available on both Filmin and SkyShowtime.
‘The Burning Colossus’ (1974)
Movie lovers in the 70s They were lucky enough to see the most beautiful eyes in history in two works teachers in two consecutive years. And in 1974 Paul Newman starred in The burning colossus, another of the key films in his career and with which he showed that he also knew how to star. action stories in this fast-paced film about a fire in the tallest skyscraper in the world. It is available on Movistar Plus+.
‘The Color of Money’ (1986)
Fair 25 years after The hustler (1961), Paul Newman reprized the role of Eddie Felson in The color of money (1986), although this time it was under the direction Martin Scorsese (which is about to be released The Moon Killers) and with Tom Cruise as a co-star. At 60 years old and with more than three decades of career, he finally won the Oscar for best actor, the only one who has won for acting (the Academy gave him the honorific a year before and in 1994 the humanitarian award). The continuation of the story of the billiards player can be seen on Disney+.
‘Road to Perdition’ (2002)
Paul Newman died on September 26, 2008 due to lung cancer, but a few years before he returned to leave an impressive film on his equally spectacular resume: Road to Perdition (2002), in which the one from Ohio shared scenes with Tom Hanks and Daniel Craig. With his role as John Rooney he received ten Academy Award nominations and was the actor’s last great service to the world of cinema. It is available on Disney+.
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