1986: Paul Newman

<b>THE COLOR OF OSCAR:</b> A quarter-century after he etched a memorable performance as pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson in "The Hustler," Paul Newman struck Oscar gold in the sequel, "The Color of Money" (1986). In this movie, Felson takes a pool wunderkind (Tom Cruise) under his wing and puts him on the bumpy road to the top. Newman, who’d come up short in six previous academy races, stayed home this year &#151; and won.

( File photo / January 31, 2014 )

THE COLOR OF OSCAR: A quarter-century after he etched a memorable performance as pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson in "The Hustler," Paul Newman struck Oscar gold in the sequel, "The Color of Money" (1986). In this movie, Felson takes a pool wunderkind (Tom Cruise) under his wing and puts him on the bumpy road to the top. Newman, who’d come up short in six previous academy races, stayed home this year — and won.

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