Fans, friends and colleagues from the world of entertainment have been paying tribute to Paul Newman, who has has died at the age of 83 after a long battle with cancer.
The screen legend earned 10 Oscar nominations.
He leaves behind a body of work spanning some six decades.
From “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” to “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” to his Oscar winning performance in the 1986 film “ The Colour of Money.”
Crowds gathered at the Hollywood Walk of Fame where flowers were laid on the actor’s star.
“Everybody knows him around the world, this is the reason you know,” said an onlooker. “This is a really important person in the world cinema, yeah, this is really sad.”
“I think of them as a couple too,” said one tearful woman, referring to Newman’s wife Joanne. “And they were wonderful to a lot of people, they did a lot of good things, plus he was a terrific actor.”
Former screen actor and now Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger praised the philanthropic Hollywood legend.
“Last night Paul Newman passed away because of cancer. And so our thoughts and prayers go out to Joaane, his wife, and to his friends and his family, and let’s just have a quick moment of silence for Paul Newman.”