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Legendary actor Paul Newman passes away

A spokeswoman for screen legend Paul Newman says the actor has died at the age of 83.

india Updated: Sep 27, 2008 20:14 IST

A spokeswoman for screen legend Paul Newman says the actor has died at age 83.

Spokeswoman Marni Tomljanovic says Newman died on Friday of cancer. No other details were immediately available.

Newman was nominated for Academy Awards 10 times, winning a regular Oscar in 1987 for The Color of Money and two honorary ones. He was equally at home in comedies such as The Sting and dramas such as Hud.

He sometimes teamed with his wife, Joanne Woodward, also an Oscar winner for the 1957 film Three Faces of Eve.