Clea is also a married woman, having tied the knot with her husband, Kurt Soderlund.
As such, Will does whatever he can to get Ben to be part of the family to carry on the Varner name the way Will wants it be, which means marrying Clara.
According to , she served as the Executive Director of several nonprofit organizations specializing in alcohol and drug abuse prevention, as well as child welfare.
The next year, Woodward received her third Academy Award nomination for Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams 1973 , in which she played a woman suffering from frigidity.
Someone would see them laying in a park, or on a bench, not even recognizing them as celebrities, but two older people who still loved each other.
Despite Will believing the unsubstantiated stories that Ben burned down someone's barn as an act of vengeance, Will becomes to view Ben as the son he never had, as he is much the same mold.
Publicity portrait of the movie The Long, Hot Summer, depicting Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward.
In 1968, Newman made his directorial debut with the film Rachel, Rachel.