January 26, 1925 to September 25, 2008

“There’s a point where feelings go beyond words,” Robert Redford said of the passing of his dear friend and favorite co-star, Paul Newman.  “My life – and this country – is better for his having been in it.”  The two starred in their signature roles as Butch Cassidy (Newman) and the Sundance Kid (Redford) in the 1969 20th Century Fox film.


 An Uncommon Actor


An Uncommon Man


An Uncommon Husband, Father and Philanthropist

What else is there to say, except that Paul Newman made darn good salad dressing (Newman’s Own) and created a haven for kids with serious medical conditions (cancer, sickle cell anemia, HIV, etc.) at his Hole in the Wall Gang Camps – the name of which sprang from the gang Butch Cassidy’s bunch joined in the late 1800s.   He not only was good, he did good – in every single area of his life.


  1. Bonni Daybell

    I never tire of watching From the Terrace. With each viewing I relate to Newman’s character, having gone from the so called “perfect” marriage myself to a second one full of love and contentment. I feel as if I’ve lost a member of my immediate family.

  2. Julie Larson

    What another great tribute to a man that will be sorely missed. Precis captured the man and his positive impact on so many people. Paul Newman was my first movie star crush and I am so sorry he is not longer with us. The fact that he left the world a better place is the best tribute a person can have.
    Thank you for making me cry again,
    Julie Larson

  3. Jennifer Stark

    I’ll never forget seeing “Hombre” for the first time. The first scene was a close-up of Paul Newman’s face and his brilliant blue eyes. It hit me to the core! Although many of his movies are on the depressing side – a legendary exception is “The Sting” – one of my all-time favorites. It’s hard to believe he is gone.

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