Robert Newman

American actor Robert Newman is best known for his nearly three-decade involvement in the daytime television soap opera "Guiding Light. " Newman worked on "Guiding Light" from 1981 until the series finale in 2009 ... Read more »
Born: 06/27/1958

Filmography

Actor (19)

Chicago Fire 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homeland 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS 2011, 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Guiding Light 1951 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

Sign of the Times 1999 (Movie)

Cop No 2 (Actor)

The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 14th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 21st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

Santa Barbara 1983 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

A Sting in the Tail 1989 (Movie)

Permanent Secretary (Actor)

Soap Opera Digest Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

The 15th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

Destination: America 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Class of '61 (TV Show)

Actor
Production Management (2)

The Hungry Bachelors Club 1999 (Movie)

(Production Coordinator)

Legend 1986 (Movie)

(Production Coordinator)
Art Department (2)

She Gets What She Wants 2002 (Movie)

(Set Dresser)

The New Age 1994 (Movie)

lead scenic artist (Scenic Artist)
Producer (1)

Sign of the Times 1999 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)
Legal (1)

Playing for Keeps 1986 (Movie)

(Business Affairs)
Other (9)

Confessions of a Sorority Girl 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Ruby 1992 (Movie)

lead scenic(Palm Springs) (Other)

Where Sleeping Dogs Lie 1992 (Movie)

specialty painter (Other)

Closet Land 1991 (Movie)

lead scenic (Other)

8 Million Ways to Die 1986 (Movie)

costumer assistant (Production Assistant)

Dragstrip Girl (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Girls in Prison (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Motorcycle Gang (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Roadracers (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Biography

American actor Robert Newman is best known for his nearly three-decade involvement in the daytime television soap opera "Guiding Light. " Newman worked on "Guiding Light" from 1981 until the series finale in 2009, taking a break from the show only in the years of 1985 and 1992. He joined the cast soon after recieving his theater degree from the California State University at Northridge. On the show, Newman played the role of Joshua Lewis, a character whose relationship with his lover, Reva Shayne, was one of the show's central story lines. The actor's portrayal of the character won him to two Daytime Emmy nominations. While he was on break from the show in 1985, Newman took a supporting role on the daytime television drama "General Hospital." He also had a recurring role as Kirk Cranston, a villainous businessman, on the television series "Santa Barbara" in 1986. In addition to his work in daytime soap operas, Newman played supporting characters in the made-for-television films "Destination America" and "Class of '61" and the television series "Hunter." After "Guiding Light" ended its run, Newman appeared in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Criminal Minds," and "NCIS" as well as in a starring role in the off-Broadway musical "Sessions."

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