Alec Newman

Born Nov 27, 1974

Alec Newman is a Scottish stage, television and film actor. He was born in Glasgow on 27 November 1974. Prior to joining the National Youth Theatre in London at age 17, he considered becoming a professional footballer. He trained at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. His highest profile appearances are tied to science fiction works.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on November 27, 1974.


2000 25 Years Old Newman starred as Paul Atreides in the Sci Fi Channel's 2000 miniseries adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune and reprised the role in its 2003 sequel Children of Dune. … Read More
2003 28 Years Old On film in the UK, Newman played the lead role in Penny Woolcock's 2003 The Principles of Lust, nominated for a British Independent Film Award and selected for competition at the Sundance Film Festival. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old In 2004, he landed the role of Barnabas Collins in a pilot for a revival series of Dark Shadows on the WB Network. … Read More


2006 31 Years Old Returning to the UK in 2006, Newman appeared in his only stage musical: Angus Jackson's staging of Desperately Seeking Susan set to the music of Blondie.
2008 33 Years Old Newman starred in the short-lived BBC One series Hope Springs in 2008.
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He also played the recurring role of Robert Ludlow in Casualty for a run of 10 episodes in 2010 as well as guesting in a Silent Witness two-parter entitled "Run". … Read More
2011 36 Years Old On 30 May 2011, it was announced that Newman had joined the cast of BBC One drama series Waterloo Road in the role of the new head teacher, Michael Byrne.
He completed series 7 and 8 as the character, leaving the show in early 2013, after its relocation to Greenock in Scotland.


2015 40 Years Old His latest role as a voice actor was as Jack the Ripper in Assassin's Creed: Syndicate- Jack the Ripper DLC in late November 2015.
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