Paul Newman dies at 83

Hollywood legend Paul Newman has died at his home near Westport, Connecticut at the age of 83. The actor had been battling cancer for a number of years.

Known for his striking good looks and piercing blue eyes, Newman received 10 Oscar nominations in a glittering career which saw him walk away with the trophy for best actor in 1987 for The Colour of Money.

Newman’s other stand out roles include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Eddie Falson in the cinematic masterpiece The Hustler. He is also known for his philanthropy giving away over $120m between 2005 and 2006 alone. Rest in peace Mr Newman.

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