From more than 50 years of screen favorites, our critic Leah Rozen picks 15 of the Oscar
winner's most notable roles
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Updated: Saturday Sep 27, 2008 | 11:00 AM EDT
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Newman put his need for speed – off-screen, he was a skilled
race-car-driving enthusiast and had the trophies to prove it – into
Winning (1969), getting behind the wheel to play an ambitious pro
driver aiming to make it to the Indianapolis 500.
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