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RIP Paul Newman

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RIP Paul Newman

Post by SonjaMarie » Sat September 27th, 2008, 5:08 pm

Sigh, I knew it was bound to happen sooner then later, I've heard he'd been very sick of late.

Another legend gone :( He was 83.

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Post by Alaric » Sat September 27th, 2008, 5:24 pm

RIP Billy the Kid.

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Post by Misfit » Sat September 27th, 2008, 5:55 pm

I had not heard this yet, thank you. Another of the great ones gone.

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Post by Divia » Sat September 27th, 2008, 6:12 pm

Wow! That's sad.
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Post by donroc » Sat September 27th, 2008, 7:33 pm

So many great performances.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat September 27th, 2008, 7:41 pm

And he had one Hollywood marriage that actually lasted "Til death do us part" with Joanne Woodward, poor woman to have lost her husband after so many years :(

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Post by Vanessa » Sat September 27th, 2008, 8:09 pm

Bless his cotton socks. :(
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Post by Telynor » Sat September 27th, 2008, 8:26 pm

I just heard about this on the radio. God bless him, he was a true philanthropist and genuinely cared about others., and a gentleman through and through. He's going to be missed in this world.

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Post by Ash » Sat September 27th, 2008, 11:54 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]And he had one Hollywood marriage that actually lasted "Til death do us part" with Joanne Woodward, poor woman to have lost her husband after so many years :( [/quote]

I think the present gang of young actors and actresses could take a lesson or two here. They probably won't tho.

Loved him in Sundance Kid, The Sting, Cool Hand Luke, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (my sis played the mom in the stage play in our community theatre, and said that she always imagined Newman playing along side of her ). I didn't care for his more recent works that much: Road to Perdition and The Verdict were the two standouts for me. Yes, one of the great ones. He'll be missed

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun September 28th, 2008, 1:21 am

I loved him as the cranky drunk old father in Message in a Bottle.
Plus all of the classics mentioned above, of course.

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