Anti-Drug Use PSA TV spot "Get High on Yourself" - Himself (United States)
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[in response to radio interviewer who asked if he would co-star with Robert Redford
in a sequel to Indecent Proposal
(1993)] Like a rocket! . . . I'd shack up with anyone for a million dollars. I'd shack up with a gorilla for a million, plus 10%.
Once, when he was handing out punch at a Westport charity event, a dowager asked him to stir her drink with his finger. "I'd be glad to," Newman replied, "but I just took it out of a cyanide bottle.".
While he played similar system-bucking, troubled young men as such near contemporaries as Marlon Brando
and James Dean
, Newman's characters were often more humorous, introspective and self-assured. Newman's character's conflicts were often ironic and (intentionally) borderline-absurd.