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Charles Durning

Charles Durning was always the bridesmaid. He played the crooked cop on the trail of leading men Paul Newman and Robert Redford in The Sting, the lonely widower...

People: Jun. 12, 2006

Q&A PAUL NEWMAN Oscar winner Paul Newman, 81, doesn't just talk about Cars. He drives in and co-owns a racing team In Cars, which opens June 9, you voice the...

Remembering Paul Newman, Humanitarian and Actor

In the decade after World War II, three soulful studs went from Broadway to Hollywood. Marlon Brando, James Dean and Paul Newman became movie stars in the 50s...

Robert Redford Remembers Paul Newman

I first met Paul Newman in 1968, when George Roy Hill, the director of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, introduced us in New York City. When the studio didn't...

Dinner Theater

Paul Newman knows what he wants. so when the legendary actor decided to create a top-notch restaurant adjoining the Westport Country Playhouse — the renowned ...

Cinema: Kiss Shots off the Eight Ball

Where does reality end and fictional metaphor begin? Here is the movies' coolest old pro, Paul Newman, reprising one of his best and most famous roles; here is a...

Book Excerpt: Newman's Own Story

Newman's Own is now a major brand in supermarkets, with sales exceeding $100 million annually and profits of more than $12 million. Since its start in 1982,...

Theater: Cool Hand Comes to Town

You can't see his blue eyes. Not even from the close-up seats they give to theater critics, much less a vantage point farther back in the house, where most folks...

Two For the Road

  In Road to Perdition, Tom Hanks, 45, portrays a 1930s hit man who is the surrogate son of an Irish mob boss, played by Paul Newman, 77. The two Oscar winners...

Movies: Two For The Road

In Road to Perdition, Tom Hanks, 45, portrays a 1930s hit man who is the surrogate son of an Irish mob boss, played by Paul Newman, 77. The two Oscar winners sat...

Movies: Sam Mendes' Mythic America

For a man who has given orders to the likes of Paul Newman and Tom Hanks, Sam Mendes hardly cuts an imposing figure. The soft-spoken, moon-faced Englishman who...

CINEMA: Cool Hand Luke At 70

Imagine Cool Hand Luke, the Hustler or even Butch Cassidy somehow making it all the way to his sunset years. Then imagine him measuring out those years as an...

A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 6, 1982

Contributor John Skow, who wrote this week's cover story, regards popcorn and Paul Newman as inseparable, twin treasures of the moviehouse. Skow was nonetheless...

Paul Newman: Verdict on a Superstar

COVER STORY Verdict on a Superstar Paul Newman wins in auto racing, salad dressing and his 43rd movie For the first scene we need underwater photography. Very...

Cinema: Warm Puppy

HARRY & SON Directed by Paul Newman Screenplay by Paul Newman and Ronald L. Buck When he is out bowling in the first reel, Harry's vision suddenly blurs and...

Cinema: Conscience in a Rough Precinct

FORT APACHE, THE BRONX Directed by Daniel Petrie Screenplay by Heywood Gould It is time—past time—to say something nice about Paul Newman. Of course, he has been...

Cinema: Tom Terrific

The souped-up Chevy Lumina circles the track at North Carolina's Charlotte Motor Speedway. At the wheel is Tom Cruise, daredevil superstar. The hazel eyes that...