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  • Paul Newman—Hollywood’s most famous half-Jew—dies at 83 [VIDEO]

    By Tom Tugend

    September 28, 2008 | 3:54 pm

    Paul Newman, superstar, director, race car driver, liberal activist, philanthropist and Hollywood's most famous half-Jew, died Friday at 83.

    He passed away at his farmhouse near Westport, Conn., following a long battle with lung cancer.

    Over a half-century career, Newman acted in 59...
  • Paul Newman dies at 83

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 27, 2008 | 12:12 pm

    My wife was standing behind me as we read the obituary for Paul Newman, and she’s right: They don’t make movie stars that him anymore.

    The 83-year-old actor transcended tectonic shifts in Hollywood, and over the course of an epic career he worked with the best directors—Hitchcock,...