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Newman Donates $5,000 To College

Veteran actor PAUL NEWMAN has donated $5,000 (GBP2,500) to a Michigan school to fund a class trip to Scotland. The 82-year-old sent a cheque to the drama department at Ypsilanti High School, enabling students to...

Newman Donates $10 Million To College

Veteran actor PAUL NEWMAN is donating $10 million (GBP5 million) to arts school Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. The 82-year-old is a 1949 graduate of the academic establishment. He is handing over the money through...

Newman Announces Retirement -- Again

Paul Newman, who has not appeared in front of the cameras since The Road to Perdition in 2001 (he was the voice of Doc, a 1951 Hudson, in last year's animated Cars), is again talking...

Newman To Retire From Acting

Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN is to retire from acting - as he has "lost confidence" in his movie star skills. The veteran actor, 82, who has appeared in more than 50 films including Cool Hand...

Paul Newman Announces Retirement

Veteran Hollywood star Paul Newman has announced his retirement from acting after a glittering career spanning more than five decades.Oscar-winning Newman, who has starred in legendary films such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,...

By on 27 May 2007

Newman Gives Up On Acting

Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN's acting career is a "closed book" so he can concentrate on his restaurant instead. The Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid star is finding it increasingly difficult to maintain a high...

Heather Mills 'In Demand From Us Tv Networks'

Heather Mills is being inundated with job offers from US television networks, the Daily Mirror reports.According to the tabloid, Sir Paul McCartney's estranged wife is being lined up by CNN as a stand-in host on...

By on 10 April 2007

Director Rosenberg Dies

Hollywood director STUART ROSENBERG has died of a heart attack at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 79. The filmmaker, best known for COOL HAND LUKE and THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, passed away last...

Travolta Shocked By Taylor's Flirting

Film star JOHN TRAVOLTA was shocked when he attended an award ceremony early in his career and was propositioned by ELIZABETH TAYLOR. The SWORDFISH star was just starting to make it big when he found...

Harvard Honours Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson led a parade through the streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts, yesterday after being appointed woman of the year by Harvard University's prestigious acting group Hasty Pudding Theatricals.The stunning blonde actress braved ice-cold weather as...

By on 16 February 2007

Newman's Restaurant Damaged By Flood

Movie veteran PAUL NEWMAN has been forced to close his new restaurant for a week after a burst pipe flooded the place yesterday (05FEB07). Firefighters were called to the actor's three-month-old Westport, Connecticut restaurant, the...

Taylor Backs Clinton Campaign

Screen legend DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR has announced she is donating $2,300 (GBP1,180) to New York Senator HILLARY CLINTON's campaign to become the Democrat candidate for next year's (08) US presidential election. The actress confesses she admires...

Schreiber Admires Newman's Marriage

Actor LIEV SCHREIBER longs to have the same kind of marriage that PAUL NEWMAN has, after watching him interact with his wife JOANNE WOODWARD on a film set. Schreiber, who is currently dating KING KONG...

Stars Support Clinton Senate Campaign

A host of Hollywood stars including ROBERT DE NIRO, TONY BENNETT and PAUL NEWMAN have added their support to US Senator HILLARY CLINTON's re-election campaign. The former First Lady is being endorsed in telephone messages...

Bloom Happy To Be A Heart-throb

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star ORLANDO BLOOM is thrilled he is considered a Hollywood heart-throb, because he feels like he's following in the footsteps of his icons. The star appreciates his large female following, but...

Mills Plans New Life In America

HEATHER MILLS is so desperate to escape the British media's obsession with her split from former BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, she is reportedly planning a permanent move to the US. The former model wed MCCartney...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Hollywood Stars

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will belatedly celebrate his 80th birthday with a star-studded show in Los Angeles in November (06). The IF I RULED THE WORLD singer, who became an octogenarian on 3 August (06),...

Simon + Vedder To Interview Icons

PAUL SIMON and EDDIE VEDDER will be among the stars interviewing their heroes in the second season of US TV series ICONOCLASTS. The Sundance Channel series was a hit when it first aired late last...

Cars Motors To UK Box Office Pole Position

Animated movie CARS has raced to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart, sinking nearest rival PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST. The Pixar film, which features the voices of OWEN...

Newman's Race Track Blocked By Birdwatchers

Veteran Hollywood actor and self-confessed motor racing fan PAUL NEWMAN has failed in his attempt to establish a race track in Brooklyn, New York. The legendary Oscar-winner wanted to create a 'Festival of Speed' at...

Newman Shares Secret To A Long Marriage

Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN has let slip the secret to a long lasting marriage. The Oscar-winning actor, who has been married to second wife JOANNE WOODWARD since 1958, says, "There's a lot of baloney I...

Newman To Re-team With Redford For Final Movie

Veteran actor PAUL NEWMAN is in negotiations to reunite with his BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID co-star ROBERT REDFORD for the last film of his illustrious career. The pair, who have not worked together...

Cars Still Racing Ahead At The Us Box Office

Animated movie CARS is locked in top gear as it remains at the top of the US box office for a second week. The film, which features the voices of PAUL NEWMAN, OWEN WILSON and...

Newman: 'One More Film And I'm Done'

Film legend PAUL NEWMAN has promised his fans to star in one more movie, before retiring from acting for good. The COOL HAND LUKE actor, 81, recently took time out of his car racing hobby...

Newman Refuses To Age Quietly

Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN insists his passion for cars and racing has kept him from growing old. The 81-year-old actor has long been a motoring fan and despite being injured in a crash in 1995,...

Cars Races To Number One

Acclaimed new Disney/Pixar movie CARS has raced to the top of the US box office, despite horror remake THE OMEN getting a head start. The animated film, which features the voices of OWEN WILSON, PAUL...

Newman Hustled By Jackie Gleason

Beloved US funnyman JACKIE GLEASON taught movie legend PAUL NEWMAN a hard lesson at the pool table when he conned the actor out of $100 (GBP55) on the set of THE HUSTLER. Newman, who was...

Newman Burns His Clothes

Movie veteran PAUL NEWMAN is forced to take home the clothes his characters wear in movies because otherwise he'd have nothing to wear. The eccentric actor has a habit of burning his clothes and hates...

Theron Targeted To Play Race Warrior Hunter Johnson

CHARLIZE THERON is the frontrunner to play real-life investigative reporter CLAUDIA HUNTER JOHNSON in a harrowing new movie about America's modern race issues. Pulitzer Prize-nominated Hunter Johnson spent years investigating the trial and incarceration of...

Newman's U-turn Over Racing Retirement

Movie veteran PAUL NEWMAN has upset his actress wife JOANNE WOODWARD after going back on his word to stop racing cars at breakneck speeds. The 81-year-old hit 296 kilometres-per-hour (184 miles-per-hour) at a race meeting...

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