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Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Paul Newman (1925 - 2008) 

Film Deaths[]

  • What a Way to Go! (1964) [Larry Flint]: Killed when his automatic-painting machines go haywire and attack him in his studio. (Played for comic effect)
  • Cool Hand Luke (1967) [Lucas 'Cool Hand Luke' Jackson]: Shot in the neck by Morgan Woodward during a stand-off in an empty church building. He dies while being transported to the hospital off-screen.  George Kennedy's dialogue in the next scene confirms that Paul died from his wound.
  • Harry and Son (1984) [Harry Keach]: Dies of natural causes.
  • Blaze (1989) [Earl Long]: Dies shortly after having a heart attack, while resting his head in Lolita Davidovich's lap.
  • Fat Man and Little Boy (1989) [Gen. Leslie R. Groves]: Dies off-screen of heart disease in 1970. His death is mention in the on-screen text at the end.
  • Road to Perdition (2002) [John Rooney]: Killed from machine gun fire  by Tom Hanks while standing beside his car in the rain, after Tom has killed Paul's bodyguards. We only see Tom during the shooting, with Paul's body shown lying in the street afterwards.
  • Cars 2 (2011; animated) [Doc Hudson]: Dies off-screen sometime between the events of Cars and Cars 2, and although Paul's death is never explicitly mentioned, it's strongly implied in dialogue between Larry the Cable Guy and  Owen Wilson


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