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Legendary actor Paul Newman died of cancer at his home in Westport, Connecticut, at the age of 83.

The actor, who was known for his classic roles in movies such as "Cool Hand Luke" and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," died Friday according to his spokeswoman.

CNN's Larry King, who interviewed Newman a number of times, spoke about what it was like to interview the legendary actor and his impact on the entertainment industry.

CNN: When did you first meet Paul Newman?

Larry King: In the 1960s, when "Cool Hand Luke" came out, he was on my radio and television shows in Miami promoting that movie. So I've known him 40 years. Well I admired him so much as an actor. I was a great fan of his. Watch Larry King talk about Paul Newman Read full article »

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