Paul Newman’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

September 26, 2008

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer


Movie Actor

The movie actor Paul Newman died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Larger-than-life actor who won an Academy Award for his role in The Color of Money. His other memorable film roles include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Hud, and Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man. He also voiced the character Doc Hudson in the animated film Cars.

After filming The Long, Hot Summer in 1958, he divorced his first wife and married co-star Joanne Woodward. They remained together until his death in 2008. He had a total of six children, three with his first wife and three with his second.



“There are places you go, and they say, ‘Take off your dark glasses so we can see your beautiful blue eyes.’ And you just want to… you just want to… I dunno, um… thump them.” (Paul Newman)


“Newman’s first law: It is useless to put on your brakes when you’re upside down.” (Paul Newman)


“You only grow when you are alone.” (Paul Newman)


“Every time I get a script it’s a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It’s like falling in love. You can’t give a reason why.” (Paul Newman)


“Who’s to say who’s an expert?” (Paul Newman)