Paul Newman 1925-2008

Paul Newman: His Greatest Films

From more than 50 years of screen favorites, our critic Leah Rozen picks 15 of the Oscar winner's most notable roles

THE COLOR OF MONEY

After six acting nominations and an honorary Oscar, Newman finally took home the golden statue when he reprised his role as Hustler pool sharpie Eddie Felson in The Color of Money (1986), this time showing a talented newcomer (Tom Cruise) his way around the felt.