(late 1980s) TV commercial: Barilla pasta (European market only)
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I never ask my wife [actress Joanne Woodward
] about my flaws. Instead I try to get her to ignore them and concentrate on my sense of humor. You don't want any woman to look under the carpet, guys, because there's lots of flaws underneath. Joanne believes my character in a film we did together, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
(1990), comes closest to who I really am. I personally don't think there's one ...
He had one brother, Arthur S. Newman Jr.
, who was named after their father, Arthur S. Newman, a successful sporting goods store owner.
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.