Monday, September 29, 2008

when i grow up i wanna be like you

This guy is no longer among the living.It's better saying that than "he died''.Let's say that now he is somewhere else.Paul Newman was the epitomy of a man.Most girls think he is the best looking guy to appear on celluloid,he was an astonishing actor and his personal life was that of a saint.This man gave away 220 million ''profits" from his food company Newman's Own,to charity.Newman strongly supported Eugene McCarthy and for this reason alone he became the 19th person on president Nixon's enemies list.He was a liberal man that was open about his opinions of gay people and gay marriage.He was a person that always supported minorities with words and actions.Newman was married to Joanne Woodward from 1958 till this very day.The "Hud'' had eyes only for one woman and when asked how he could hold hsi relationship together with temptation lying in the corner he simply replied, "Why go out for hamburger when you have steak at home?"That says it all.More to all thsi Newman was an actor of all seasons and made succesful movies from the early sixties to the eighties.Movies like the Hud,The Hustler,The Sting,The Color Of money,Cool Hand Luke and the lsit goes on.One of his strangest and lesser knownfilms called ''Quintet'' by Robert Alltman was one of his best.Newamn shared a passion with another all time hero Steve Mcqueen.That was the passion for speed.Among his many trophies and chamionships in the states,he got to finish second on the 1979 24 hours Le Mans race driving a 935 Porsche.He was the man!I wish i could live up to being like him and live a long and happy life.R.I.P

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