The man behind the famous baby blues leaves behind a legacy of film, family and philanthropy. By Cara Lynn Shultz
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Updated: Saturday Sep 27, 2008 | 11:15 AM EDT
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After seven nominations and no Oscars, Newman took home an honorary Academy Award in 1986. A year later, he finally won Best Actor for The Color of Money – but wasn't present at the ceremony to accept the statuette himself.
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