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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Paul Newman Handsome Hollywood Hunk, Dead at 83

The 83-year-old screen legend with the piercing blue eyes, Paul Newman, died Friday, September 26, 2008 at his farmhouse near Westport, Connecticut. This sad announcement came from his publicist Jeff Sanderson. Newman was surrounded by his family and close friends.
Paul Newman,the ten-time Oscar nominee, creator of iconic movie anti-heroes in "The Hustler," "Cool Hand Luke" and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," died after a battle with cancer.

Newman won three Oscars - two honorary, and one for the Martin Scorsese film "The Color of Money." In this film he reprised his role as pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson from "The Hustler" to win the 1986 award.

Newman is always high in the rankings for any list of screen legends, box office stars or sex symbols.

Paul Newman is survived by his wife of fifty years, actress Joanne Woodward, and their three daughters, Elinor, Melissa and Claire.

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