Paul Newman 1925-2008

Remembering Paul Newman

The man behind the famous baby blues leaves behind a legacy of film, family and philanthropy. By Cara Lynn Shultz


Speaking at the 1990 commencement ceremony at Sarah Lawrence College – where his daughter Clea and wife Joanne, who had been working toward a bachelor's degree for 10 years, were among the grads – the ever-devoted husband joked that he had dreamed a woman asked him, "How dare you accept this invitation to give the commencement address when you are merely hanging on to the coattails of the accomplishments of your wife?"