Alec Newman
British actor
Alec Newman
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.
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Walker Bragman: The Race Mongers: Conservative Media's Efforts to Delegitimize Justice for Trayvon Protesters
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Race-profiteers, some of whom put what remained of their credibility on the line agitating against Zimmerman, are determined not to let the verdict be the end of the polarizing case." wrote Alex Newman of The New American. Newman's was one of many voices from the right trying to spin the Justice For Trayvon Movement as something less than legitimate; manufactured as opposed to grassroots outrage. The notion that anyone who cries racism is somehow a race-monger, is nothing new for the right wing which constantly downplays America's race problem, or denies it outright, all the while inciting it. This trend is exemplified in the reporting on the post-verdict demonstrations, nationwide, by conservative sources. The only city they focused on was Oakland, Calif., because it was the only city in the country to see notable incidents of violence; the only one to fit the narrative. The Blaze and Breitbart in a celebratory frenzy, provided their readers with numerous articles contai ...
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Win Waterloo Road - Series 8 on DVD!
The Citizen - about 4 years
It’s a whole new world for Waterloo Road as many of the teachers and some of the pupils relocate to Greenock, Scotland to a brand new academy school in Waterloo Road – A New Beginning – Series 8 which comes to DVD from Acorn Media. Series eight of the hugely successful, long running BBC series, follows Head Teacher Michael Byrne (Alec Newman – Casualty), as he returns to his hometown to run a brand new school, sponsored by successful businesswoman and former pupil Lorraine Donnegan (Daniela Denby-Ashe – Eastenders). Waterloo Road A New Beginning – Series 8 – Autumn Term comes to DVD as a bumper 3-disc set on 4 February 2013. Newsquest Northwest has teamed up with Acorn Media to promote their great competition to our readers. Enter now for your chance to win one of five copies on DVD.
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Partners axed, revenue growth sluggish at large UK firms
Financial Post - over 4 years
Legalweek.com reports that the UK`s 100 largest law firms by revenue have experienced their slowest income-growth rate for six quarters. The average increase in fee income is 3.8% for the period ended on July 31, 2012 compared to the same period last year, representing the slowest growth since the period ending January 31, 2011. The top 10 UK firms saw the smallest increase in fee income over the period, posting a 1.7% rise, compared with 2% for firms ranked 11 to 25 and 4.5% for those between 26 and 50,“ writes Pui-Guan Man. In a separate article, legalweek.com reports that 439 partners left the main limited liability partnerships of the UK`s 20 top law firms in 2011-12. “Legal Week research shows 342 of the 439 partners listed on Companies House as resigning from their firm’s UK LLP during the financial year running from 1 May 2011 to 30 April 2012 left their firms altogether – equating to 78% of the LLP exits and 6% on average of the firms’ total partnership size during th ...
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Amity Track Team's Great 8-0 Record
Orange Patch - almost 5 years
  This week Amity beat Guilford 113.5 to 20.5 and Jonathan Law 78 to 72. Amity's Alex Newman, Brendan Regan, Clark Shurtleff and Shea Belinski completed the 4x800 relay in 8:26.1 The team of Smith, Piselli, Sherrick and Binder did the 4x100 relay in 43.8 In the 4x400 relay the team of Alex Newman, Clark Shurtleff, Jesse Dipietro and Michael Yuan had a time of 3:35.6 Cory Ricks aced the 110 hurdles in 11.1 and David Karabinos with the javelin 133-3. In the 200, Cory Ricks had 23.6; in the 3200 Shea Belinski had 10:06. Anthony Barletta did the 1600 in 4:41 and Clark Shurtlef id the 800 in 1:59. In the shot put Zeb Kayani had 42-10 and the discus, Dennis Flanagan had 121-0. Both the Varsity and the novice track and field teams are very good this year.
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A Lonely Place to Die > Filmstarts-Kritik - filmstarts
Google News - over 5 years
Die erfahrene Bergsteigerin Alison (Melissa George), ihre Begleiter Rob (Alec Newman) und Ed (Ed Speleers) sowie das Touristenpärchen Alex (Garry Sweeney) und Jenny (Kate Magowan) stoßen bei einer Klettertour in den Bergen auf ein junges serbisches
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BBC moves school TV drama Waterloo Road from Rochdale to Scotland - Manchester Evening News
Google News - over 5 years
They include the arrival of new Scottish headmaster Michael Byrne, played by Glasgow-born Alec Newman. He replaces Amanda Burton, who was previous head Karen Fisher. A further 10 episodes will be shot this autumn, before the move north, and shown after
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McIntosh has a Lorra Paisley experience - The Paisley Daily Express
Google News - over 5 years
On that occasion, she was part of the cast of Hope Springs, a BBC drama which also starred Annette Crosbie and Reichenbach Falls actor Alec Newman, who played her on-screen husband. Lorraine said: “I had the most amazing house on Hope Springs
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Jane Asher joins BBC One's Waterloo Road for series eight - Unreality TV
Google News - over 5 years
It was recently announced that former 'Silent Witness' star Alec Newman, will also be joining the show and will take on the role of the school's new headmaster. He sets out to improve the school while coming to terms with a traumatic experience in his
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Jane Asher joins BBC One's Waterloo Road - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
She is joined on the show by former Silent Witness star Alec Newman, who takes on the job of headmaster. He sets out to improve the school, while coming to terms with a traumatic experience in his previous job
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NBC prête à ressusciter Frankenstein ? - SeriesLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
Le roman a adapté de nombreuses fois au cinéma, mais aussi à la télévision, par exemple en 2004, Frankenstein était le titre d'une mini-série diffusée sur Hallmark Channel, dans laquelle on retrouvait Luke Goss, Julie Delpy et Alec Newman,
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Trailer de "A Lonely Place to Die" - Aullidos.com
Google News - over 5 years
A continuación os mostramos un nuevo trailer de A LONELY PLACE TO DIE, el título protagonizado por Melissa George,Eamonn Walker,Sean Harris,Alec Newman,Karel Roden y Kate Magowan. Un grupo de amigoss que están realizando montañismo en las Highlands
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Trailer: Melissa George en el thriller "A Lonely Place to Die" - PeliBlog.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The Sun ha dado a conocer un trailer de UK para el thriller "A Lonely Place to Die" protagonizado por Melissa George, Ed Speleers, Eamonn Walker, Sean Harris y Alec Newman. Se establece a llegar a los cines del Reino Unido el 7 de septiembre
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Brand New Poster for A Lonely Place to Die - HeyUGuys.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Directed by Julian Gilbey (Doghouse), A Lonely Place to Die stars Melissa George (30 Days of Night), Ed Speleers (Eragon), Eamonn Walker (Unbreakable), Sean Harris (Harry Brown) and Alec Newman (Frankenstein). Synopsis: A group of five mountaineers are
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Öldüren Oyun Filmi - Son Dakika
Google News - over 5 years
Liam adlı öğrenci (Alec Newman) bu mesaja çok şiddetli tepki verir. Liam'ın odadan kaçarcasına çıkarak tavan arasına sığınmasıyla kız arkadaşı Annie (Melanie Gutteridge) onu sakinleştirmeye çalışır. Bir süre sonra da onu yalnız başına bırakır
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Stage Door: King Lear - Huffington Post (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
The parallel subplot has the Earl of Gloucester (Paul Jesson) deceived about the true feelings of his legitimate son Edgar (Gwilym Lee) by his bastard son, Edmund (Alec Newman.) The various machinations prove just how destructive familial infighting
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King Lear Review: Derek Jacobi Mesmerizing at BAM - Patch.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Alec Newman as Edmund makes villainy seem dashing. The 16-member cast is comprised of accomplished Shakespearean actors, by which I mean they have mastered the rhythm of the Bard's language (something that you cannot say of all American actors,
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RECORD-BREAKING temperatures in April have caused a serious headache for ... - Thisisgloucestershire
Google News - almost 6 years
Alec Newman farms sheep and cattle at Southam, near Cheltenham. He is concerned that low rainfall levels could bring a repeat of last year, when drought-like conditions early in the year resulted in light crops of wheat and barley
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Alec Newman
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 40
    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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  • THIRTIES
  • 2013
    Age 38
    In February 2013, Newman became engaged to Heather Stewart. They married in Ayrshire, Scotland in June 2014.
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    In August 2013, he began work on Season 2 of Directv's series Rogue.
    More Details Hide Details The series aired in 2014. Other American television appearances include the 2013 NBC series Dracula, and a recurring role in 24: Live Another Day. He subsequently appeared in the BBC America series The Last Kingdom. This was followed with a series role in Kurt Sutter's short lived FX show The Bastard Executioner, shot in Wales. He also returned to the National Theatre, playing Ralph in the acclaimed Indhu Rubisingham production of The Motherfucker with the Hat at the Lyttelton Theatre. The show drew rave reviews from the critics, and was a major hit in the opening season of Rufus Norris's tenure. He regularly lends his voice to high-profile video games, commercials and documentaries for the BBC and Discovery Channel.
    In early 2013, he became an ambassador for the Blind Veterans UK charity, to help them reach 68,000 blind veterans unaware of the assistance the charity can provide.
    More Details Hide Details This was in conjunction with his portrayal of Mal Walker, a blind veteran of Afghanistan in the feature film Greyhawk, directed by Guy Pitt.
    He completed series 7 and 8 as the character, leaving the show in early 2013, after its relocation to Greenock in Scotland.
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  • 2011
    Age 36
    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.
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  • 2010
    Age 35
    In 2010/11 he played Edmund in the Donmar Warehouse production of Shakespeare's King Lear.
    More Details Hide Details The production subsequently toured the UK and played a six-week engagement at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in Brooklyn, New York. This followed massive critical success in the National Theatre's production of Danton's Death, in which Newman portrayed the powerful, persuasive Saint Just. Both productions were directed by Michael Grandage.
    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".
    More Details Hide Details The same year Newman starred with Sean Harris and Melissa George in Julian Gilbey's action-oriented A Lonely Place to Die.
  • 2008
    Age 33
    Newman starred in the short-lived BBC One series Hope Springs in 2008.
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  • 2006
    Age 31
    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2004
    Age 29
    In 2004, he landed the role of Barnabas Collins in a pilot for a revival series of Dark Shadows on the WB Network.
    More Details Hide Details The pilot was not picked up that year, but In 2008 Newman guest-starred in the Dark Shadows audio dramas Clothes of Sand and The Ghost Watcher for Big Finish Productions. Other films in the US included Four Corners of Suburbia, Constellation, and the Lions Gate release The Gene Generation. An attempt at an old style Hollywood musical, Moonlight Serenade starred Alec opposite Amy Adams.
  • 2003
    Age 28
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Other British films include Long Time Dead for Working Title, G:MT produced by Taylor Hackford, and Stephen Fry's Bright Young Things.
  • 2000
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He has had guest appearances on U.S. television series Angel, Star Trek: Enterprise and Tru Calling. He also guested on the British spy drama Spooks and played the Rebus-inspired Jim Buchan in BBC 4's Reichenbach Falls. He took the title role of Victor Frankenstein in the 2004 Frankenstein US TV miniseries, opposite Donald Sutherland and William Hurt.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1974
    Born
    Born on November 27, 1974.
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