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==Illness and death==
 
==Illness and death==
 
Newman was scheduled to make his professional stage directing debut with the [[Westport Country Playhouse]]'s 2008 production of [[John Steinbeck]]'s ''[[Of Mice and Men]]'', but he stepped down on May 23, 2008, citing health issues.<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://www.playbill.com/news/article/118076.html|title=Citing Health, Newman Steps Down as Director of Westport's ''Of Mice and Men''|date=May 23, 2008|accessdate=June 15, 2008|publisher=[[Playbill]]}}</ref>
 
Newman was scheduled to make his professional stage directing debut with the [[Westport Country Playhouse]]'s 2008 production of [[John Steinbeck]]'s ''[[Of Mice and Men]]'', but he stepped down on May 23, 2008, citing health issues.<ref>{{Cite news|url=http://www.playbill.com/news/article/118076.html|title=Citing Health, Newman Steps Down as Director of Westport's ''Of Mice and Men''|date=May 23, 2008|accessdate=June 15, 2008|publisher=[[Playbill]]}}</ref>
In June 2008, it was widely reported that Newman had been diagnosed with [[lung cancer]] and was receiving treatment at [[Sloan-Kettering]] hospital in New York City.<ref>[http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,23833842-5001026,00.html?from=public_rss "Paul Newman has cancer"]. [[The Daily Telegraph (Australia)|''The Daily Telegraph'']]. June 9, 2008.</ref> Writer [[A. E. Hotchner]], who partnered with Newman to start the Newman's Own company in the 1980s, told the Associated Press that Newman told him about the disease about eighteen months prior to the interview.<ref>Christoffersen, John. [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/06/11/entertainment/main4171952.shtml "Longtime friend: Paul Newman has cancer"]. CBS News. [[Associated Press]]. June 11, 2008.</ref> Newman's spokesman told the press that the star was "doing nicely", but neither confirmed nor denied that he had cancer.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7447668.stm "Newman says he is 'doing nicely{{'"}}]. [[BBC]]. June 11, 2008.</ref> In August, after reportedly finishing [[chemotherapy]], Newman told his family he wished to die at home.
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In June 2008, it was widely reported that Newman had been diagnosed with [[lung cancer]] and was receiving treatment at [[Sloan-Kettering]] hospital in New York City.<ref>[http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,23833842-5001026,00.html?from=public_rss "Paul Newman has cancer"]. [[The Daily Telegraph (Australia)|''The Daily Telegraph'']]. June 9, 2008.</ref> Writer [[A. E. Hotchner]], who partnered with Newman to start the Newman's Own company in the 1980s, told the Associated Press that Newman told him about the disease about eighteen months prior to the interview.<ref>Christoffersen, John. [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/06/11/entertainment/main4171952.shtml "Longtime friend: Paul Newman has cancer"]. CBS News. [[Associated Press]]. June 11, 2008.</ref> Newman's spokesman told the press that the star was "doing nicely", but neither confirmed nor denied that he had cancer.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7447668.stm "Newman says he is 'doing nicely{{'"}}]. [[BBC]]. June 11, 2008.</ref> In August, after reportedly finishing [[chemotherapy]], Newman told his family he wished to die at home. HE IS SUCH A BOSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
   
 
Newman died on September 26, 2008, aged 83, surrounded by his family and close friends.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26913988/|title=Acting legend Paul Newman dies at 83|last=AP|publisher=msnbc|accessdate=September 27, 2008}}{{cite web|last=Leask|first=David|url=http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/world/Paul-Newman-Hollywood-legend-dies.4535651.jp|title=Paul Newman, Hollywood legend, dies at 83|publisher=Scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com|date=|accessdate=March 10, 2010}}</ref><ref>[http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080928/COL09/809280426 "Film star, businessman, philanthropist Paul Newman dies at 83"].{{dead link|date=June 2012}} ''Detroit Free Press'' September 28, 2008.</ref> His remains were [[cremation|cremated]] after a private funeral service near his home in Westport.<ref>Hodge, Lisa. [http://www.ahlanlive.com/7128-paul-newmans-funeral "Legend laid to rest in private family ceremony."] ahlanlive.com. Retrieved October 11, 2008.</ref>
 
Newman died on September 26, 2008, aged 83, surrounded by his family and close friends.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26913988/|title=Acting legend Paul Newman dies at 83|last=AP|publisher=msnbc|accessdate=September 27, 2008}}{{cite web|last=Leask|first=David|url=http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/world/Paul-Newman-Hollywood-legend-dies.4535651.jp|title=Paul Newman, Hollywood legend, dies at 83|publisher=Scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com|date=|accessdate=March 10, 2010}}</ref><ref>[http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080928/COL09/809280426 "Film star, businessman, philanthropist Paul Newman dies at 83"].{{dead link|date=June 2012}} ''Detroit Free Press'' September 28, 2008.</ref> His remains were [[cremation|cremated]] after a private funeral service near his home in Westport.<ref>Hodge, Lisa. [http://www.ahlanlive.com/7128-paul-newmans-funeral "Legend laid to rest in private family ceremony."] ahlanlive.com. Retrieved October 11, 2008.</ref>
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