Paul Newman's long wait for an Oscar win
Appreciating the life and work of one of Hollywood's most celebrated actors
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It took Hollywood film legend Paul Newman nearly 30 years to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, after being nominated for the coveted Oscar no less than six times beforehand. In all, Newman garnered eight Best Actor nods, winning once, plus being handed an Honorary Oscar and landing an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. And these awards are on top of the many other accolades he collected during a remarkable and accomplished 55-year career.
Newman died on September 26, 2008 and remains much missed by wife Joanne Woodward, family, friends, and colleagues. Click through the gallery for an appreciation of the life and work of one of cinema's most celebrated and respected actors.
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