One true legend from the silver screen, Paul Newman; is seen here at a political pep rally for the Democrats. Newman's political activism and public outspokeness against the Vietnam War landed him a spot on President Richard Nixon's list of enemies. Number 19 to be exact. One has to love the candidness of this photograh and wonder what exactly Newman is shouting so engrossingly. Notice also the Tootsie looking butch woman (man?) to his right in that hideous blouse of hers.

Known for his very piercing blue eyes, Newman was the star of numerous screen classics such as Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, Cat on Hot Tin Roof, The Hustler and Cool Hand Luke. Joking about his eyes he once said: "I picture my epitaph. Here lies Paul Newman, who died a failure because his eyes turned brown" Other testiments of the man's humour is his classic remark about why not submitting to the temptation of other women than his wife Joanne Woodward ; "Why fool around with hamburger when you have steak at home? ..."  Newman founded a food brand in his own name (Newman's Own), selling salad dressing, pasta sauce and salsa etc with his picture on the label, from which all profits (post-tax) are donated to charity. Up until last year the proceeds exceeded astonishing $250 million. When Newman passed away the other year, his former co-star Sophia Loren said about his death upon learning the news: "When such important personalities die, one dispairs and thinks that, little by little, all the greats are disappearing."


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