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John Newton Edit Profile

actor

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

Background

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

Education

Bachelor in Drama, University Washington, 1951.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

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

Connections

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

father:
Frank Haynes Reeds

mother:
Ruth (Newton) Reeds

spouse:
Donamarie Krause Reeds

child:
Robin Haynes Reeds Newton

child:
Jay Michael Reeds Newton