Hollywood legend Paul Newman is alive and well.
Earlier today, the actor’s charity, “The Hole in the Wall Gang,” began receiving calls from journalists and concerned parties asking if the 83-year-old actor had died, following rumors which circulated among the media.
An executive director for the charity confirmed to Access Hollywood, the actor is indeed, fine.
Longtime Variety columnist Army Archerd also confirmed the news after calling the “Cool Hand Luke” actor’s wife, Joanne Woodward, who said her husband is currently racing cars in Texas.
This is not the first time rumors have circulated that Newman had died. In 2006, it was reported that the actor might have died in a plane crash in Colorado.
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