Biography: Paul Newman: birth name: Paul Leonard Newman who died of lung cancer on Friday, September 26, 2008 in his home in Westport, Connecticut. Newman was not only a Hollywood legend, he was a great philanthropist. His charitable donations and social responsibilities have totalled more than 220 million over the last 25 years.

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Legendary actor Paul Newman is gravely ill. He has quietly faded in to the background, while at the same time he has cancelled appearances and handed over some responsibilities while not commenting on his health.

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