Roger Newman

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Roger Newman
Born Roger Stuart Newman
(1940-08-31)31 August 1940
London England
Died 4 March 2010(2010-03-04) (aged 69)
New York City, New York
Citizenship United States (naturalized 1968)
Alma mater Columbia University
Occupation actor, writer
Years active c. 1945 – 2010
Known for Ken Norris on the Guiding Light and Passions
Spouse(s) Fran Myers
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team 1993 (member of writing team)

Roger Newman (31 August 1940 – 4 March 2010[1]) was a British born-American soap opera actor and writer. He was born in London, England, and died in New York City, New York.

Newman began his career as a child in radio. He moved with his family to Montréal after World War II, and he eventually settled in the United States. He served in the US Army and attended Columbia University.

His credits included Guiding Light, where he met his wife, the actor and writer Frances Myers. He also had a short role as Joe on The Edge of Night. He was a member of a team of writers who received an Emmy Award in 1993 for "The Guiding Light."


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