Sad News on Paul Newman

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  1. [Note: I moved this here. Paul Newman is one of the few who's condition might be worthy of a posting on the Current Affairs, News & Analysis page. Mods please move it if not.]

    Paul Newman reportedly dying of terminal cancer

    Sad news, but at 83 he had a good run:

    The Hustler
    Cool Hand Luke
    The Sting
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    Slap Shot (greatest sports movie ever)
    Fort Apache the Bronx
    The Verdict
    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

    June 10, 2008 03:43pm

    LEGENDARY screen actor Paul Newman has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, according to reports in the United States.

    Newman, 83, gave up acting in May last year as he felt he was "too old" to perform at the level he would want to.

    A former chain-smoker, Newman starred in such classics as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, alongside close friend Robert Redford, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

    According to the The Los Angeles Times, there has been no confirmation from Newman's publicist or the hospital he has allegedly received treatment at.
  2. Shame, some classic films

    A good line in sauces / salad dressings as well :D
  3. And he was gorgeous in his younger days too. Absolutely stunning!