|Occupation||Musician, actress, comedian, podcaster|
Tawny Newsome (born February 24, 1983) is an American musician, comedian, and actress best known for playing Chelsea Leight-Leigh on Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, co-starring in Space Force and the third season of Brockmire, and co-hosting the podcast Yo, Is This Racist?. She is also a singer in the band Four Lost Souls. Currently, she voices one of the main characters, Beckett Mariner, on Star Trek: Lower Decks.
Newsome has been a co-host of the podcast Yo, Is This Racist? alongside Andrew Ti since 2018. She also appears as a frequent guest on podcasts such as Comedy Bang! Bang! and Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins.
Newsome was in the main cast of Brockmire in its third season. She was also cast in the 2019 ABC pilot Woman Up. She was cast as a lead voice in the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Lower Decks and appeared in a lead role in the Netflix series Space Force in 2020.
|2015||Uncle John||Cute Hipster Girl|
|2016||Einstein's God Model||Marcel Gutierrez|
|2019||Spies in Disguise||Agency Employee #1||Voice|
|2021||How It Ends|
|2013||Chicago Fire||Jen||Episode: "A Problem House"|
|2014||Crisis||EMT||Episode: "Best Laid Plans"|
|2016||2 Broke Girls||Chrissy||Episode: "And the Basketball Jones"|
|Comedy Bang! Bang!||Worried Mom||Episode: "Zach Galifianakis Wears Rolled Khakis and Shoes with Brown Laces"|
|Take My Wife||Pam||Episode: "Punchline"|
|Documentary Now!||Backup Singer||Episode: "Final Transmission"|
|2016–2019||Bajillion Dollar Propertie$||Chelsea Leight-Leigh||34 episodes|
|The Carmichael Show||Jessica||Episode: "Three Year Anniversary"|
|Do You Want to See a Dead Body?||Marion||Episode: "A Body and a High School Reunion (with Joe Lo Truglio)"|
|The Comedy Get Down||Nina||10 episodes|
|2019||Brockmire||Gabby Taylor||6 episodes|
|The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle||Performer||Episode: "Money"|
|Sherman's Showcase||Various||4 episodes|
|HarmonQuest||Donna (voice) / Herself||Episode: "Ivory Quay"|
|Big Mouth||Voice; Episode: "Duke"|
|Perfect Harmony||Georgia||3 episodes|
|Craig of the Creek||Jasmine||Voice; Episode: "Craig and the Kid's Table"|
|2020||Superstore||Isabel||Episode: "Zephra Cares"|
|The Twilight Zone||Zara Delancey||Episode: "Ovation"|
|Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of Fun||The Queen||Episode: "Dinner Party"|
|2020–present||Space Force||Angela Ali||Main role|
|Star Trek: Lower Decks||Ensign Beckett Mariner||Main voice role; 10 episodes|
Nominated—Critics' Choice Super Award for Best Voice Actress in an Animated Series (2021)
- Stuart, Gwynedd (2019-10-23). "When People Ask 'Yo, Is This Racist?' These Podcasters Find It Usually Is". Los Angeles Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Kozell, Isaac (2017-10-27). "The Two Worlds of Tawny Newsome". Vulture. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Malin, Sean (2019-05-13). "Want to Try Yo, Is This Racist? Start Here". Vulture. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Ruskin, Zack (2018-01-10). "Bajillion Dollar Talent: Tawny Newsome - 01/10/2018". SF Weekly. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Miller, Joshua (2017-10-09). "How Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls found a second home in Muscle Shoals, Alabama". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Kaseko, Baraka; Eakin, Marah (2017-11-20). "Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls open their session with the wandering "Fish Out Of Water"". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Otterson, Joe (2018-10-02). "'Brockmire' Season 3 Adds Tawny Newsome (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Hipes, Patrick (2019-02-26). "Mary Elizabeth Ellis & Tawny Newsome To Star In 'Woman Up' Comedy Pilot At ABC". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Lincoln, Ross A.; Welk, Brian (2019-07-20). "'Star Trek: Lower Decks': Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells and Eugene Cordero to Star in Animated Series". www.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
- Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (2019-09-26). "'Space Force': John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz Among 6 Cast In Greg Daniels-Steve Carell Netflix Comedy Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-12-08.