But the ones for which he was proudest never had top billing on the marquee. But Woodward was the mother of only three of Newman's five daughters.And there was a sixth child who died in circumstances which were to haunt Newman for the rest of his days.But now, Joanne, 85, tragically can’t even recall all those beautiful memories with Paul, her one true love, because she is suffering from .“Joanne will occasionally say she used to be married to someone handsome, but that’s it.So let’s set things straight: Paul Newman isn’t from Classic Hollywood. Usually the prettiest boys are the biggest assholes.In fact, he’s not even scandalous — if anything, he managed to avoid scandal altogether, in a way that few stars have before or since. If you went to high school or ever set foot in a fraternity, you know this to be true.She doesn’t even remember the love of her life.” RELATED: Paul Newman: Inside His Dangerous Passion Shortly after Paul’s death from cancer in 2008 at age 83, Joanne began showing signs of distress.“The girls saw their mom becoming slightly disoriented, but they chalked it up to her depression after Paul’s death,” says the insider.
Ambition had taken him away from his first wife and young family.His star image was that of a genuinely talented actor, a kind man, a passionate philanthropist, and an absolutely devoted husband…. But sometimes the prettiest boys don’t realize they’re pretty, and they somehow end up becoming decent human beings, getting really into car racing, making lots of pantry items, and using the profits from said pantry items to let kids go play The living, breathing Paul Newman probably screwed up, forgot to recycle, and got boogers.…just happened to the most gorgeous thing on the planet. Yet once it was established that such a beautiful man had pledged faithfulness to his wife, the gossip press, from the fan magazines to , gloried in it.It felt good being married.' They socialised with Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Kenneth Tynan and other theatre luminaries.It was all a dream come true - and the start of a legendary showbusiness marriage that was to last 50 years.