Monday, September 29, 2008

Paul Newman, dies at age 83

If you had been a fan of Paul Newman, you will be heartbroken as he had just passed away on Friday, 26 September 2008, at the age of 83. Paul Newman had been successful for being an Oscar winning legendary actor for his roles in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Cool Hand Luke. He had had major roles in more than 50 motion pictures since 1950 and co stars include the famous Robert Redford, Elizabeth Taylor, Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks.

A heartthrob with a soft and kind heart, he had given tens of millions to charities and set up camps for the children who has cancer or other life threatening diseases. From acting, he also took part in auto racing which was a sport that he had studied in a film, Winning. He turned into a professional race in 1977 and won some major races such as a second in Le Mans in 1979.

A legend, a racer and a generous heart. Paul Newman is survived by his wife, 5 children, grandsons and an older brother. He will be a hero in our hearts, for a long time.

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