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Robert Redford's Terrible Gift To Newman

ROBERT REDFORD once sent pal PAUL NEWMAN a battered Porsche with a red bow wrapped around it as a 50th birthday gift. The movie star was so sick of his friend's constant chatter about...

Newman Prepares To Race At Daytona

Veteran actor PAUL NEWMAN is preparing to race again - despite his car accident earlier this month (JAN05). Newman, who turned 80 yesterday (26JAN05), will participate in the ROLEX 24 on 5-6 February...

Newman's Begs Him To Give Up Motor Racing

PAUL NEWMAN's wife is begging him to give up motor racing as he approaches his 80th birthday - as she's worried his hobby could kill him. JOANNE WOODWARD, 74, wants her husband to stop...

Newman Escapes Fire

Hollywood actor PAUL NEWMAN has escaped serious injury after a sports car he was testing caught fire at Florida's Daytona Beach racetrack. The 79-year-old OSCAR-winning star fled the vehicle after flames appeared from the...

Ed Harris' Smelly Socks Sold

Smelly socks worn by ED HARRIS during the filming of EMPIRE FALLS were among the items snatched up by fans during a recent sale of props and costumes from the movie. On Saturday (11DEC04),...

Bullitt Tops Cool Lost

STEVE McQUEEN's movie BULLITT has been crowned the 'coolest' film of all time in a new British poll. The 1968 film was hailed for its hunky star and its soundtrack in the survey conducted...

Newman Visits Childhood Home

Veteran actor PAUL NEWMAN took time out of his political campaigning on Saturday (30OCT04) to visit his childhood home in Ohio. Newman and other celebrities were campaigning in the neighbourhood of Shaker Heights for...

De Niro Tops Greatest Actor Poll

Hollywood star ROBERT DE NIRO has been voted the greatest living actor, beating out competition from his HEAT co-star AL PACINO and JACK NICHOLSON. De Niro, the star of classics including THE GODFATHER PART...

Craig's Terrible Time With Newman And Hanks

British actor DANIEL CRAIG cringes when he recalls his first meeting with ROAD TO PERDITION castmates TOM HANKS and PAUL NEWMAN, because he acted like "such an a**ehole". The two film stalwarts and director...

Stallone Steers Clear Of Romantic Comedies

Hollywood actor SYLVESTER STALLONE has sworn off ever starring in a romantic comedy - because he believes his fans will only ever accept him as an action hero. Stallone, who scored a huge fanbase...

Damon, Newman, De Niro And Bing Boost Kerry Fund

Hollywood heavyweights PAUL NEWMAN, STEVE BING, ROBERT DE NIRO and MATT DAMON have boosted Senator JOHN KERRY's presidential campaign as he bids for the White House next month (NOV04). The Democrat hopeful is currently...

Newman + Redford Ride Again

Movie veterans PAUL NEWMAN and ROBERT REDFORD are set to team up again 35 years after coming together for BUTCH CASSIDY + THE SUNDANCE KID. The two movie greats will take part in a...

Cruise Talks About Childhood Without Father

TOM CRUISE credits his childhood growing up in a single-parent family as enabling him to acquire leadership skills. The JERRY MAGUIRE actor, 42, took over as the head of the household from a...

Gibson And Glover Named Best Crime Partnership

Hollywood actors MEL GIBSON and DANNY GLOVER's partnership in the LETHAL WEAPON series has been crowned the best crime fighting duo in movie history. The maverick flair of Gibson's wayward LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT...

Gearbox Problems Force Newman Out Of Race

Movie legend-turned-speed racer PAUL NEWMAN was forced to pull out of Saturday's (03JUL04) American GT Challenge due to a faulty gearbox. Newman, driving a Chevrolet Corvette, was running in...

Redford Wants To Work With Newman Again

Legendary screen double act ROBERT REDFORD and PAUL NEWMAN want to appear together in one last film. Redford talks to Newman "all the time" about recreating their screen magic - after having last starred...

Hawke: I'm Fake In Interviews

Hollywood star ETHAN HAWKE admits he is "fake" in interviews and is desperate to follow his movie idols' examples by boycotting the promotion of films. The TAKING LIVES actor, 33, admires veteran actors like...

Famous People Don't Daunt Me, Says Mills-mccartney

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS-McCARTNEY has identified herself as the perfect person to interview celebrities - because extreme fame and wealth doesn't faze her. The charity campaigner is trying to land her own...

Gyllenhaal: 'I Quit University To Work With Hoffman'

THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW star JAKE GYLLENHAAL dropped out of university - to learn from screen legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN instead. Gyllenhaal had secured a place at New York's prestigious Columbia University, but decided to...

Heather Eyes Political Guests

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS wants to carve out a successful TV talk show career - by interviewing some of the world's most influential men. The campaigner - who is mother to McCartney's...

Poseidon Adventure Named Greatest Disaster Film

GENE HACKMAN's 1972 classic THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE has been crowned the best disaster movie of all time, beating out competition from special effects-strewn modern offerings. The movie - which follows a group of...

Tracey And Hepburn Named As Best On-screen Pairing

SPENCER TRACEY and KATHARINE HEPBURN had the greatest on-screen chemistry in the history of cinema, according to a group of British scientists. The couple, whose chemistry extended off screen as they filmed nine movies...

Newman Fights Princeton Booze Binge

Movie veteran PAUL NEWMAN is urging officials at PRINCETON UNIVERSITY to rethink a traditional beer marathon that bears his name. The drinking binge, during which students at the New Jersey institution down a beer...

Newman's Tuxedo Nightmare

Hollywood veteran PAUL NEWMAN regrets clearing out all his tuxedos from his wardrobe - because his wife loves seeing him in a smart suit. The BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID star, 79, decided...

Mills Mccartney's Disastrous Chat Show Debut

PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY started her TV career with a disastrous interview with Hollywood legend PAUL NEWMAN on Saturday (17APR04). The charity campaigner, 36, spoke to the ROAD TO PERDITION actor as...

J.lo To Go Inside The Actor's Studio

Hollywood superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is poised to thrill film students when she shares her craft secrets with them on TV show INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO. The sexy MAID IN MANHATTAN star - whose latest...

Cruise Loses Sign Value

Movie star TOM CRUISE's generosity in signing autographs for fans has led to a massive reduction in the value of his signature. THE LAST SAMURAI star is well-known for his premiere walkabouts, where...

Newman Builds Trail In Maine

Benevolent acting legend PAUL NEWMAN has thrown his weight behind another worthy cause - by helping to finance the building of a trail in Maine. The ROAD TO PERDITION superstar - who is well-known...

Law Lightens Up After Newman And Hoffman Advice

Hollywood hunk JUDE LAW has started to enjoy his life, after being told to lighten up by movie legends PAUL NEWMAN and DUSTIN HOFFMAN. The COLD MOUNTAIN star - who recently divorced the mother...

Newman's Illegal Past

Movie veteran PAUL NEWMAN risked arrest and jail after leaving the army in 1946, by selling illegal booze to sailors and soldiers. The movie great made the most of his position handing out discharge...

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