George Newbern

Actor, Voice actor
This charming, boyish actor has turned in a number of well-received performances on both the small and big screens. Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Newbern began acting a child in community theater ... Read more »
Born: 12/30/1964 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Filmography

Actor (70)

Scandal 2012 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

3 Day Test 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Brahmin Bulls 2014 (Movie)

Patrick (Actor)

Monster High: Escape from Skull Shores 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Voice

Fireflies in the Garden 2011 (Movie)

Jimmy Lawrence (Actor)

NCIS 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nip/Tuck 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: New York 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Castle 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Saw VI 2009 (Movie)

Harold (Actor)

CSI: Miami 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grey's Anatomy 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jericho 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Ghost Whisperer 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Big Love 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crazy Eights 2007 (Movie)

Father Lyle Dey (Actor)

Journeyman 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Medium 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

What Comes Around 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Bob 1992 - 1993, 2001 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1986 - 1993, 1996 - 1998, 2001 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cold Case 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Designing Women 1986 - 1993, 2001 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Justice League Unlimited 2001 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Numb3rs 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sublime 2006 (Movie)

Frank/PVS Host (Actor)

Touched By an Angel 1986 - 1993, 1996 - 1997, 2001 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Legal 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Justice League 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Voice

Providence 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sons of Mistletoe 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Cupid 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Friends and Lovers 1999 (Movie)

Ian (Actor)

Twice Upon a Time 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Friends 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Perversions of Science 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Gold Fever 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Courthouse 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Far Harbor 1996 (Movie)

Jordan (Actor)

The Evening Star 1996 (Movie)

Tommy Horton (Actor)

Father of the Bride Part II 1995 (Movie)

Bryan MacKenzie (Actor)

The All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Boys Are Back 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Doorways 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Judith Krantz's "Torch Song" 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Pirates of Dark Water 1991 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

Dark Water 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Voice

Father of the Bride 1991 (Movie)

Bryan MacKenzie (Actor)

Little Sister 1991 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

Poochinski 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Working Girl 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

It Takes Two 1988 (Movie)

Travis Rogers (Actor)

Paramedics 1988 (Movie)

Uptown (Actor)

Switching Channels 1988 (Movie)

Siegenthaler (Actor)

Adventures in Babysitting 1987 (Movie)

Dan (Actor)

My Little Girl 1987 (Movie)

Woody (Actor)

A Part of the Family (TV Show)

Actor

Buffalo Dreams (TV Show)

Actor

Bull (TV Show)

Actor

Dadnapped (TV Show)

Actor

Doppelganger (TV Show)

Actor

Double Switch (TV Show)

Actor

From the Earth to the Moon (TV Show)

Actor

I Spy Returns (TV Show)

Actor

If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Show)

Actor

Witness to the Execution (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This charming, boyish actor has turned in a number of well-received performances on both the small and big screens. Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Newbern began acting a child in community theater productions. By age 14, he had won a scholarship to the Minneapolis Children's Theater, where he worked for several summers. During his senior year in high school, Newbern landed his first TV role, a bit part as a Union soldier who deserts, in the CBS miniseries "The Blue and the Gray" (1982). He attended Northwestern University (where he met his future wife, actress Marietta DePrima) and spent a summer at RADA. After graduating, he moved to L.A. to pursue an acting career.

Relationships

Marietta DePrima

Wife
born c. 1964 met while attending Northwestern University married in 1990

David Newbern

Father
born in 1930

Betty Newbern

Mother
taught Spanish at University of Arkansas died in 1979 at age 45

Emma Newbern

Daughter
born on June 26, 1995

Gordon Newbern

Brother
born in 1960

John Newbern

Brother
born in 1965

Murry Newbern

Sister
born in 1962

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London, England
attended summer session

Little Rock High School

Little Rock, Arkansas 1982

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois 1986
met future wife during freshman year

Milestones

2007

Co-starred in the horror film, "Crazy Eights"

2005

Had a recurring role on the Fox series, "Reunion"

2002

Had a recurring role as Owen Frank on the NBC drama "Providence"

2001

Voiced Superman on the Cartoon Network series' "Justice League" and "Justice League Unlimited"

2000

Cast in the HBO movie, "If These Walls Could Talk 2"

2000

Cast as a regular in the TNT series "Bull"

1998

Cast in a recurring role on "Friends" (NBC) as Rachel and Monica's neighbour

1998

Portrayed Astronaut Stu Roosa in the HBO miniseries, "From the Earth to the Moon"

1997

Had a recurring role on "Chicago Hope" (CBS) as Dr. Scott Frank

1996

Appeared opposite "Bride" co-star Kimberly Williams in a series of TV commercials for Hallmark greeting cards

1995

Had recurring role on the short-lived CBS drama series "Courthouse"

1995

Reprised role of Bryan in "Father of the Bride Part II"

1994

Had featured role in the CBS sitcom "The Boys Are Back"

1991

Reprised the voice of Ren on the ABC animated series "The Pirates of Dark Water"

1991

Cast as Bryan, the groom, in the remake of "Father of the Bride"

1991

Voiced the character of Ren on the Fox animated series "Dark Water"

1990

TV series debut as regular, co-starred with Sandra Bullock in the NBC sitcom "Working Girl"

1988

First feature starring role, "It Takes Two"

1987

Film debut, in "Adventures in Babysitting"; again appeared opposite Elisabeth Shue

1987

TV-movie debut, had starring role in "Double Switch"; appeared opposite Elisabeth Shue

1986

Moved to Los Angeles

1986

Began appearing as Payne, the son of Julia Sugarbaker (Dixie Carter) on the CBS series "Designing Women"

1978

Won scholarship to Minneapolis Children's Theater

1976

Made acting debut in community theater at age 12

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