Scott Newman Death Cause: Scott Newman whose full name is Alan Scott Newman was an American television and film actor well known as the son of Paul Newman. His father was a film director, actor, and race car driver. Scott passed away on November 20, 1978, after taking a fatal drug valium with alcohol.
Scott Newman Age, Birthday
Scott was 28 years old when he passed away in November. Born on September 23, 1950, in Cleveland, Ohio he used to celebrate his birthday on September 28th each year. His zodiac sign was Libra.
Scott Newman Parents, Siblings
He was born and raised with his lovely parents. They are Paul Newman and his first wife, Jackie Witte. He grew up with his two sisters Stephanie and Susan Newman.
While he was still young his father moved to California to continue with his career and left them in New York. His parents later divorced as his father got a new wife Joanne Woodward.
Scott Newman Obituary
Scott dropped out of college and started working as a stuntman in his father’s films. He did not want to ask his father for financial help making him take menial jobs. In the 1970s his father used his influence in building up an acting career in him giving him a role in The Great Waldo Pepper (1975).
He had started to have drinking problems and had incidences where he was arrested for minor alcohol-related offenses. He also had an incident where he assaulted a police officer, kicking him in the head in a squad car after being arrested for vandalizing a school bus while drunk.
Scott Newman Net Worth
Scott’s net worth was estimated to be around $500k or more. His acting career was his source of income.
Scott Newman Cause of Death
Scott passed away on November 20, 1978, after he took a fatal dose of valium with alcohol and other drugs. In 1978 he had suffered a motorcycle accident and was taking painkillers to ease the pain of his injuries. He was offered psychiatric help and accepted.
On November 19, 1978, he took a dose of valium with alcohol and other drugs leading to his death.