Kathryn Newton

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Kathryn Newton
Born (1997-02-08) February 8, 1997 (age 18)
United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present

Kathryn Newton (born February 8, 1997) is an American teen actress best known for her role as Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried as well as for her role as Alex Nelson in the 2012 feature film Paranormal Activity 4, which earned her the 2013 Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film.[1] She is also known for portraying the older version of Claire Novak in the CW series Supernatural.

Life and career[edit]

Newton commenced her career at age 4, making her television debut on the soap opera All My Children, playing Colby Marian Chandler from 2001 to 2004. Meanwhile, Newton also starred in two short films, Abbie Down East (2002) and Bun-Bun (2003). In 2008 Newton was cast for the role of Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried, working alongside Jay Mohr, Paula Marshall, Keegan-Michael Key, Brooke D'Orsay, Ryan Malgarini, and Rob Riggle. The show won "Favorite New TV Comedy" at the 35th People's Choice Awards in 2009. In 2010 Newton won two Young Artist Awards for "Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series" and "Best Performance in a TV series (Comedy or Drama)" for Gary Unmarried. Newton most recently played the role of Chase Rubin-Rossi in the 2011 film Bad Teacher alongside Cameron Diaz. She had the lead role, Alex, in the 2012 film Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth in the franchise,[2] which leading performance won her an award at the 34th Young Artist Awards.



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Abbie Down East Mahala Burgess Short film
2003 Bun-Bun Chloe Short film
2011 Bad Teacher Chase Rubin-Rossi
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 Alex Nelson Won Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film at the 34th Young Artist Awards


Year Title Role Notes
2001–2004 All My Children Colby Chandler 2 episodes
2008-2010 Gary Unmarried Louise Brooks 36 episodes
2013 Mad Men Mandy 1 episode
2013-2014 Dog With a Blog Emily 3 episodes
2014-present Supernatural Claire Novak 3 episodes


Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2013 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress Kathryn Newton Won [1]


  1. ^ a b "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  2. ^ "It's scream season already as scary movies crowd calendar". USA Today. August 31, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 

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