Newman

[ noo-muh n, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu mən, ˈnyu- /

noun

John Henry, Cardinal,1801–90, English theologian and author.
Paul Leonard,1925–2008, U.S. actor.
a male given name.

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Newman
/ (ˈnjuːmən) /

noun

Barnet. 1905–70, US painter, a founder of Abstract Expressionism: his paintings include the series Stations of the Cross (1965–66)
John Henry. 1801–90, British theologian and writer. Originally an Anglican minister, he was a prominent figure in the Oxford Movement. He became a Roman Catholic (1845) and a priest (1847) and was made a cardinal (1879). His writings include the spiritual autobiography Apologia pro vita sua (1864), a treatise on the nature of belief, The Grammar of Assent (1870), and hymns
Paul. 1925–2008, US film actor and director, who appeared in such films as Hud (1963), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Verdict (1982), The Color of Money (1986), Nobody's Fool (1994), and Road to Perdition (2002)
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