Tracy Newman

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Tracy Newman
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Tracy Newman at the premiere of Charlotte's Shorts at The Groundlings, 2014
Born Tracy Ann Newman
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Writer, Director, Producer, singer-songwriter
Children Charlotte Dean

Tracy Ann Newman is an American television producer, writer and musician. Newman is a founding member of the improvisational theater troupe The Groundlings (as is her sister, Laraine Newman). She was co-creator and executive producer of the 2001-09 sitcom According to Jim. She is also a singer-songwriter, as well as an original member of The New Christy Minstrels and lead singer of Tracy Newman and The Reinforcements. She is the mother of artist/writer Charlotte Dean, with whom she co-directs the live comedy show Charlotte's Shorts.

TV career[edit]

With writing partner Jonathan Stark, Tracy's credits include Cheers, The Nanny, The Drew Carey Show and Ellen for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for co-writing "The Puppy Episode".[1] and a Peabody Award. In 2001, Newman and Stark created the sitcom According to Jim starring Jim Belushi.

Music career[edit]

Newman is the lead singer/songwriter of the folk music band Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements. In 2007, she released the album A Place in the Sun.[2] Her second album, I Just See You, was released in 2012.[3] Her third album, " I Can Swing Forever" was released in 2014. It is for children. It was released with a coloring book done by Tracy's daughter, Charlotte Dean.

Radio and Podcast Appearances[edit]

Newman appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor podcast on October 11, 2016.

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • A Place in the Sun
  • I Just See You
  • I Can Swing Forever

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards and nominations for Tracy Newman". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ A Place in the Sun, Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements © Copyright-Tracy Newman (837101349987) Record Label: Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements
  3. ^ I Just See You, Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements

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