I’ve repeatedly said that for people who have as little in common as Joanne and myself, we have an uncommonly good marriage. We are actors. We make pictures and that’s about all we have in common. Maybe that’s enough. Wives shouldn’t feel obligated to accompany their husbands to a ball game, husbands do look a bit silly attending morning coffee breaks with the neighborhood wives when most men are out at work. Husbands and wives should have separate interests, cultivate different sets of friends and not impose on the other … You can’t spend a lifetime breathing down each other’s necks … We are very, very different people and yet somehow we fed off those varied differences and instead of separating us, it has made the whole bond a lot stronger. —Paul Newman

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Paul Newman during the filming of “Hud” (1962)



Photo by Philippe Halsman, 1952


Rocky Graziano gives Paul a few pointers on how to be a middleweight champ.

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Marilyn photographed by Milton Greene, 1955


Paul Newman: most beautiful tragic manpain tears ever.