Posted by: Gay Potter | September 28, 2008

Paul Newman – Thank you for sharing your life!

Hollywood legend Paul Newman dead at 83

11 hours ago

NEW YORK (AFP) — Paul Newman, known for his piercing blue eyes, boyish good looks and stellar performances in scores of hit Hollywood movies, has died, his foundation said Saturday. He was 83.

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Newman, who had been battling cancer, passed away on Friday, Newman’s Own Foundation said in a statement from Westport, Connecticut.

Tributes to Newman began flowing in from around the globe, with friends, co-stars and celebrities hailing an “exemplary life.”

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Robert Redford , Newman’s friend and co-star in the much-loved films “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “The Sting,” led the tributes.

There is a point where feelings go beyond words,” the 72-year-old was quoted as saying by the Entertainment Tonight news show. “I have lost a real friend. My life — and this country — is better for his being in it.”

My thoughts an prayers are with his friends and family – truly a great man.  I grew up admiring Paul Newman.  Thank you for sharing him with us.

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