James Newman (actor)

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James Newman
Born James Myron Newman[1]
(1992-01-22) January 22, 1992 (age 25)[1]
Years active 2011 - present

James Milo Newman (born Jared Matthew James Newman; January 22, 1992) is an American actor. He played Tony Schneider on the MTV television teen drama Skins. Newman's first acting experience was auditioning for Skins. He had previously planned to fight in the Golden Gloves boxing tournament (he had once boxed with Yuri Foreman).[2]

Personal life[edit]

Newman was raised in Greenwich Village, New York.[3] He is the son of actress Antonia Beresford Dauphin and producer Peter Ross Newman.[1][2][4] His maternal grandmother, Ruda Dauphin (née Podemska), was the president of film production company Odeon International.[5][6]

His maternal grandfather was English novelist Marc Brandel, the son of writer J. D. Beresford.[5] His parents had a Jewish wedding.[4]

For years he attended Camp Greylock.


  1. ^ a b c The Hollywood Reporter. Wilkerson Daily Corp. 153: 130. 1992. Antonia Dauphin Newman & Peter Newman, a son, James Myron, born Jan. 22. Mother is an actress. Father is a producer and head of Peter Newman Prods.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b Fleming, Mike (2011-01-17). "How MTV Found Its New 'Skins' Series Star". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  3. ^ Richdale, Andrew (2011-01-17). "The Verge Q+A: James Newman". GQ. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  4. ^ a b "Film Producer Marries Miss Dauphin, Actress". The New York Times. 1988-06-27. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  5. ^ a b The Author's & writer's who's who, Issue 5. Burke's Peerage, Ltd. 1963. p. 61. 
  6. ^ "James Newman (VIII) More at IMDbPro »". IMDB.com. 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 

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