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Paul Newman Leaves Assets to Wife, Foundation

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    Paul Newman, who died in September, and his wife, Joanne Woodward, attend a reception for a special screening of "The Woodsman" in 2004 in New York City.

    Actor Paul Newman, who died in September, is leaving his assets to his wife, actress Joanne Woodward, and to the Newman's Own Foundation he founded.

      The 10-time Academy Award nominee died Sept. 26 at age 83 following a long battle with cancer. His will has been filed in probate court in Connecticut.
     
    Newman leaves his personal property, including real estate, to Woodward. The Newman's Own Foundation is receiving his Oscars and other awards, as well as his interest in Newman's Own and Salad King.
     
    The will calls for the sale of Newman's airplane and race cars.
     
    Newman and the foundation funded by his food company have given more than $250 million to charity over the years.