Zou Bisou: Top 10 Paul Newman Films

January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008

There is a point where feelings go beyond words. I have lost a real friend. My life—and this country—is better for his being in it. Robert Redford

The history of movies without Paul Newman? It’s unthinkable. His presence, his beauty, his physical eloquence, the emotional complexity he could conjure up and transmit though his acting in so many movies—where would we be without him? Martin Scorsese

I was blessed to have known him. The world is better because of him. Sometimes God makes perfect people and Paul Newman was one of them. Sally Field

Paul Newman played many unforgettable roles. But the ones for which he was proudest never had top billing on the marquee. Devoted husband. Loving father. Adoring grandfather. Dedicated philanthropist…Always and to the end, Dad was incredibly grateful for his good fortune. In his own words: ‘It’s been a privilege to be here.’ He will be profoundly missed by those whose lives he touched, but he leaves us with extraordinary inspiration to draw upon. During this difficult time, we ask for privacy for our family. Newman’s three daughters

For a long time Paul Newman was my favourite actor. Today he still remains a damn good reason to watch a film. And now that I’ve watched enough of them, here are my favourites: 









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We are such spendthrifts with our lives, the trick of living is to slip on and off the planet with the least fuss you can muster. I’m not running for sainthood. I just happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer, who puts back into the soil what he takes out.
– Paul Newman


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