Robert Newman

About Robert

Robert Newman earned legions of fans with his winning portrayal of Joshua Lewis on GUIDING LIGHT.  The ever-popular actor, who first appeared on the CBS daytime drama in 1981, played a character that had seen great joy and tragedy in his life with his soul mate, Reva Shayne, played by Kim Zimmer.  In 2002 and 2006, Newman received Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.  Sadly, GL left the airwaves in September of 2009 after 15,672 episodes.  Newman appeared in roughly 3,000 of those episodes over a 28 year span.

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Rejoining the cast of Perfect Crime!! July 28-Aug 31!

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Come and see me at the Snapple Theatre Center in NYC.  Broadway and 50th Street.

212-921-7862 for tickets!

Fiddler On The Roof, Barn Theatre, 2014

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Most of this production’s success can be attributed to Robert Newman. Few actors have taken the Barn stage with the presence and authority that Newman possesses. And though he commands attention, he also shows mastery of the gentle touch. He shows skill with quiet and subtle moments. But when he needs to go big, he   …Continue Reading

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Barn Theatre, 2014

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  Newman brought a lot of energy and pent-up good-ol’-boy rage to the creatively foul-mouthed sheriff — he’s an expert on how a country dog feels in the city, or how a goose might use a brass horn for sewage, or something like that. He got laughs (a huge one with a line putting down soap   …Continue Reading