Paul Newman (1925-2008)

Incredibly sad news this weekend with the passing of Paul Newman. While he wasn’t a personal favorite of mine, one can’t deny the importance and range of Newman’s career (especially his iconic turns in Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and Nobody’s Fool). Pictured above in what for my money is his greatest performance as pool shark “Fast” Eddie Felson in Robert Rossen’s masterpiece The Hustler.

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