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John Newton, American actor. Decorated 4 Air medals. With Air Corps, United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO.


Newton, John was born on November 2, 1925 in Grand Junction, Colorado, United States. Son of Frank Haynes and Ruth (Newton) Reeds.


Bachelor in Drama, University Washington, 1951.


  • Other Work

    • Appearances include (Broadway plays) Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Present Laughter, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, First Monday in October, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Crucible, Weekend, Sextet, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Hamlet, (New York Shakespeare Festival) Richard III, (tv shows) Gunsmoke, Hazel, The Fugitive, That Girl, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Federal Bureau of Investigation, numerous others, (feature films) Kane and Abel, This Rebel Breed, The Stuff, The Satan Bug, The Sentinel, The Man from the Diner's Club. Played leading roles with (regional) Actors Theatre Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Great Lakes Shakespeare, Cohoes Music Hall, Georges Street Playhouse, others, (off Broadway) York Theatre Company, Roundabout Theatre, Chelsea Theatre Center, The Open Space, (stock) Papermill Playhouse, Palm Beach Playhouse, Parker Playhouse, Woodstock Playhouse, Barn Theatre, Palm Springs Playhouse, others. Also numerous tv appearances.


With Air Corps, United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO.


Married Donamarie Krause Reeds, June 11, 1950. Children: Robin Haynes Reeds, Jay Michael Reeds.

Frank Haynes Reeds

Ruth (Newton) Reeds

Donamarie Krause Reeds

Robin Haynes Reeds Newton

Jay Michael Reeds Newton