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Paul Newman

Born: 1925-01-26 - Died: 2008-09-26
Cause of Death:
Cancer


Death Summary: Several months before his demise, Paul Newman was diagnosed with the lung cancer that claimed his life at the age of 83, althogh his "Newman's Own" partner A.E. Hotchner had allegedly said Newman told him of the disease as much as 18 months earlier. Newman underwent chemotherapy and finished that in August.

Newman, a former chain smoker, reportedly told his family that he wished to pass away in his home, which he eventually did on September 26, 2008. Him home was in Westport, Connecticut, and he passed away with his family and closest friends by his side.

Who was Paul Newman : Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, although he had other passions as well - being an entrepreneur, directing film, and racing cars.

The films for which Newman was probably most known for include: Cool Hand Luke, The Hustler, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Color of Money, The Sting, Exodus, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Road to Perdition.

Besides his acting, Newman was also known for his brand of Salad Dressing "Newman's Own", which features his face as its brand.
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