by Sam Juliano
An unconfirmed report at Awards Daily has revealed that acting icon Paul Newman, who has been fighting cancer for several years, has lost his battle. The report indicates that a close friend of Newman told Sasha Stone, who manages AW, that the acting legend passed away overnight, and that the news would be made public sometime Saturday morning. Newman, who won an Oscar for The Color of Money was 84, and was the longtime husband of actress Joanne Woodward. This is a sad day for movie lovers, many of whom, no doubt, have many of their own stories to tell, and of their own favorite films by this American treasure. R.I.P. Paul Newman.