Paul Newman ”Was My Hero”, says Julia Roberts

September 29th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, September 29 (ANI): Pretty Woman Julia Roberts has revealed that the Hollywood legend Paul Newman, who recently passed away at 83, was her mentor.

The Oscar-winning actress, who had recently attended a charity event with late Paul Newmans wife Joanne Woodward, remembered the philanthropist actor as her hero.

“He was my hero,” People magazine quoted her as saying.

Julia is also on the board of Newmans charitable Hole in the Wall association, which provides financial assistance to summer camps across the globe for children suffering from life-threatening diseases.

Newman, who died of cancer at his Connecticut residence on September 26, is hailed for his enormous philanthropic efforts and legendary acting career. (ANI)

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