Toy Newkirk

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Toy Newkirk
Born (1972-12-29) 29 December 1972 (age 44)
Occupation Film, Actress, Producer
Years active 1977 – present

Toy Newkirk (Born December 29, 1972) is an American actress,[1] perhaps best known for her role in the 1988 horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master as Sheila Kopecky. Her most recent movie was Tapped Out in 2001.

Toy has starred in a few TV movies and made guest appearances on TV shows, including Diff'rent Strokes, 227, A Different World, The Commish, and Living Single. She competed in ice skating until the age of thirteen.

She began acting as a producer in 2005 with several episodes of The Gastineau Girls. Since then, she has served as producer on multiple other shows including: Room Raiders, Howard Stern on Demand, Biography, Ingenious Minds, Born to Shine, and The Morning After.

In 2010 Newkirk took part in the documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy in which she discussed the experiences she had while filming her role in A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.



Year Title Role Notes
1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Sheila
1997 Sammy the Screenplay Other Script (Voice) Short
2001 100 Kilos Momma Peaches Video
2003 Tapped Out


Year Title Role Notes
1977 Rafferty Diane 1 Episode: Rafferty
1978 ABC Weekend Special Diane 1 Episode: Little Lulu
1985 Diff'rent Strokes Beverly 1 Episode: So You Want to Be a Rock Star?
1987 Bustin' Loose 1 Episode: Homeless, Sweet Homeless
1988 227 Girl #1 1 Episode: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pageant
1990 A Different World Bianca 3 Episodes: Everything Must Change, How Bittersweet It Is, Blues for Nobody's Child
1995 The O.J. Simpson Story Young Marguerite TV Movie
Beverly Hills, 90210 Jill 1 Episode: Hello Life, Goodbye Beverly Hills
The Commish Tonya Johnson 2 Episodes: Off Broadway: Part 1 & 2
1996 Living Single Miriam 1 Episode: Ride the Maverick
1997 Days of Our Lives 1 Episode: #1.8088

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role
2001 MechCommander 2 Commentator 3


  1. ^ "Little Lulu comes to TV". The Robesonian -. 29 October 1978. p. 10. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 

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