Robert Newman

About Robert

ROBERT NEWMAN is perhaps best known for his 28-year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light. The role garnered him 2 Daytime Emmy nomina­tions for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.  He has recently guest starred on Homeland, Criminal Minds, NCIS, and Law and Order: SVU. Film credits include Amazing Spider-Man 2, Dracano, and the short film Deadline…

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ANNIE at Cape Fear Regional Theatre 2019

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Robert Newman’s character transitions believably from the gruff, enormously rich and influential Oliver Warbucks to the openly affectionate “Daddy.” This is in large part due to Newman’s seeming lack of celebrity ego and to the positive onstage chemistry between Newman and his young co-star. Newman is believable as a successful, no-nonsense businessman with time for little but work when we first meet   …Continue Reading


Sweeney Todd 2019

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He is a powerful presence from the jump; with piercing ice-blue eyes and deep voice, his Todd is more haunted than demonic, which makes him sympathetic as well as frightening. Alex is an astounding Mrs. Lovett, as richly layered as her phenomenally colorful costumes (designed by Michael Wilson Morgan), full of longing and wile, she’s   …Continue Reading


Big the Musical 2019

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Robert Newman earned applause just by walking on stage, which isn’t all that surprising when a “star” is brought in to a local production, even though he is by now almost a “regular” on their stage. He is the CEO of Macmillian Toys who sees brilliance in Josh because of his insight into toys and   …Continue Reading


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