Kathryn Newton

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Kathryn Newton
Born
Kathryn Love Newton

(1997-02-08) February 8, 1997 (age 21)
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present

Kathryn Newton (born February 8, 1997) is an American 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 and for her role as the older Joanie Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire.

.[2] She started her career at age four, making her television debut on the soap opera All My Children,[3] playing Colby Marian Chandler from 2001 to 2004. Meanwhile, she also starred in two short films, Abbie Down East (2002) and Bun-Bun (2003).[3] In 2008 Newton was cast in the role of Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried. 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.[4] Newton played the role of Chase Rubin-Rossi in the 2011 film Bad Teacher alongside Cameron Diaz.[5] She had the lead role, Alex, in the 2012 film Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth in the franchise,[6] and won an award at the 34th Young Artist Awards for her performance in the film.[1] Beginning in season 10, she had a recurring role as Claire Novak on Supernatural. In 2017, Newton appeared in the HBO series Big Little Lies based on the Liane Moriarty novel of the same name.[7] Newton was cast in the female lead of an adaptation of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

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
2015 The Martial Arts Kid Rina
2016 Mono Katie
2017 Lady Bird Darlene Bell
2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Angela Hayes
2018 Blockers Julie Decker
2018 Ben Is Back Ivy Burns
2019 Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Lucy Stevens Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001–2005 All My Children Colby Chandler 2 episodes
2008–2010 Gary Unmarried Louise Brooks 37 episodes[5]
2013 Mad Men Mandy Episode: "The Quality of Mercy"
2013–2014 Dog With a Blog Emily 3 episodes
2014–present Supernatural Claire Novak 6 episodes
2016 A Housekeeper's Revenge AKA The Maid Laura Blackwell TV movie
2016–2017 Halt and Catch Fire Joanie Clark 10 episodes
2017–present Big Little Lies Abigail Carlson (Season 1) Recurring Role, 7 episodes (Season 2) Main Role
2017 Little Women Amy March Miniseries; 3 episodes
2019 The Society Allie Lead role; 10 episodes

Accolades[edit]

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result
2009 30th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress
Gary Unmarried
Nominated [9]
2010 31st Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress Won [4]
2011 32nd Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress Nominated [10]
2013 34th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress
Paranormal Activity 4
Won [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  2. ^ "Teen Actress Newton Hopes To Star In Women's Open". Archived from the original on 14 September 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "After appearing in "Gary Unmarried," "Bad Teacher," 15-year-old seeks role on golf's biggest stage". USGA. May 1, 2012. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "31st Annual Young Artist Awards - 2010". www.youngartistawards.org. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
  5. ^ a b "I Felt Invincible: Kathryn Newton on Paranormal Activity 4". CraveOnline. October 19, 2012. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "It's scream season already as scary movies crowd calendar". USA Today. August 31, 2012. Archived from the original on September 3, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
  7. ^ "Alexander Skarsgård and James Tupper Join HBO's 'Big Little Little Lies'". Variety. January 5, 2016. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  8. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 29, 2017). "'Big Little Lies' Actress Kathryn Newton to Star in Live-Action Pokemon Movie". Variety. Archived from the original on November 30, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  9. ^ "30th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". archive.org. 19 July 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  10. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". archive.org. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2018.

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