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


It started in 1982 with an oil-and-vinegar salad dressing, the signature offering from his Newman's Own grocery line. Since then, the business has expanded into popcorn, sauce and more and has raised an estimated $250 million – with all proceeds going toward charitable organizations. Said Newman (here at the company's 20th anniversary bash), it's "mutually beneficial recycling from the haves to the have-nots."

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