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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

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Newman scored both a box office and critical hit in 1961 playing a pool hustler who challenges champ Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) to a big money game. The black-and-white drama earned him a second Oscar nomination for Best Actor.