August 28, 1992 |
Lionel Hampton, Ginger Rogers, Mstislav Rostropovich, Paul Taylor, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, it was announced Thursday. Selected by the trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for their contributions to cultural life in America, they will be guests of President Bush at the White House and will attend a televised performance at the Kennedy Center in December.
July 8, 1990 |
In his 1987 film of one of Tennessee Williams' greatest plays, Paul Newman has succeeded almost totally with this rich and tender production, headed by Joanne Woodward--who gives us a transcendent Amanda Wingfield--with Karen Allen and John Malkovich, the triumph of the film (both pictured above). (TMC Monday at 5:30 a.m., Showtime Thursday at 1:30 p.m.)
May 15, 1987 |
Joanne Woodward was robbed of her passport and thousands of dollars in travelers checks on her way to the airport from the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. Two men riding on a motorcycle grabbed Woodward's travel bag off her shoulder as she prepared to enter a car and sped off, authorities said. Woodward, who was planning to fly to New York, was quickly provided with paperwork to get her to London, where she can obtain a new passport.
December 18, 1990 |
Joanne Woodward says her superstar husband, Paul Newman, once toyed with the idea of running for political office but the roar of a race car got in the way. "He could have been a serious candidate. But then he got involved in racing," Woodward said in an interview with the couple in the January issue of McCall's magazine. Looking at Newman, she added: "A mind is a terrible thing to waste on a Trans Am motor."
August 18, 1989 |
Joanne Woodward says she regrets never becoming a superstar and at times has even resented husband Paul Newman because of his celebrity status. Despite great respect in her profession, Woodward told Lear's magazine: "I would have liked a bigger career. I would have liked to be a major star."
February 10, 1997 |
It takes "a huge reason," said Joanne Woodward, to get her on a train west from her Westport, Conn., home of 36 years. (She hates to fly.) The Rowdy Ridge Gang Camp meets the requirement. And enthusiasm for the camp spread faster than poison ivy at a party Thursday in honor of Woodward, co-chairwoman with Sherry Lansing of the 3-year-old San Gabriel Mountains camp for women and their children who have been affected by drugs or violence in their homes.