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Why did it take Paul Newman so long to win an Oscar?

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So I think you can safely say that Newman should have won an Oscar a good ten to twenty years before he eventually did. read more

Perhaps Paul Newman came closest to winning an Academy Award early in his career in 1961 when nominated for "The Hustler." "He feels it's the best thing he's ever done," his wife Joanne Woodward told Variety and they both attended the ceremony. read more

Later Newman co-founded Newman/Haas Racing with Carl Haas, a Champ Car team, in 1983, going on to win 8 drivers' championships under his ownership. The 1996 racing season was chronicled in the IMAX film Super Speedway, which Newman narrated. read more

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