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John Newton (actor)

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Residence  Boulder, CO
Children  1
Other names  John Haymes Newton
Name  John Newton

Occupation  actor
Role  Actor
Years active  1988–present
Spouse  Jennifer Capps (m. 2006)
John Newton (actor) wearing a blue collared shirt on his stare straight-on pose during pictorial

Born  December 29, 1965 (age 55) (1965-12-29) Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.
Movies and TV shows  The Christmas Card, Melrose Place, Alive, The Untouchables, Yesterday Was a Lie
Similar People  Jennifer Capps, Alice Evans, Ed Asner, Lois Nettleton, Stephen Bridgewater

John Newton (also known as John Haymes Newton) (born (1965-12-29)December 29, 1965) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his regular roles on the television programs Superboy as Clark Kent in the show's first season and as Ryan McBride on the soap opera Melrose Place.


John Newton (actor) smiles while holding his helmet wearing a black jacket

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John Newton is best known for playing the lead role of Clark Kent/Superboy in the TV series Superboy during the show's first season only from 1988-1989. Newton was among the drastic cast changes that took place between seasons, and was replaced by Gerard Christopher in the role for the remainder of the show's run. Besides Superboy, he played regular roles on the television programs Melrose Place and The Untouchables. He had a recurring role on Models, Inc. before being transferred onto Melrose Place after its cancellation. Both shows were part of the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. On the DVD release of Superboy: The Complete First Season in 2006, Newton appears as himself on the documentary featurette "Superboy: Getting Off the Ground" and provided audio commentary with executive producer Ilya Salkind on two episodes. He starred in The Christmas Card (2006) and the 2009 independent film Yesterday Was a Lie.

John Newton (actor) during a tour of the Pentagon, Washington

In 2011, Newton and his wife Jennifer lent their voices as Clark Kent/Superman and Lois Lane, respectively, in the animated fan film Superman Classic by veteran animator Robb Pratt.

Early life

Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Newton spent 3½ years training and performing theatrically in New York City, including a brief career as a model. During the filming of Alive, Newton was able to meet the survivor (Antonio Vicintin) whom he portrayed in the movie.


  • Superboy (1988–1989)
  • Everyday Heroes (1990)
  • CBS Schoolbreak Special (1991)
  • Cool as Ice (1991)
  • Desert Kickboxer (1992)
  • Alive (1993)
  • The Untouchables (1993)
  • Models Inc. (1994)
  • Walker, Texas Ranger (1997)
  • Goodbye America (1997)
  • Viper (1997)
  • Dark Tides (1998)
  • Melrose Place (1998–1999)
  • Operation Sandman (2000)
  • Desperate Housewives (2004)
  • The Christmas Card (2006)
  • S.S. Doomtrooper (2006)
  • Yesterday Was a Lie (2009)
  • Superman Classic (2011)
  • The Mentalist (2011)
  • Bizarro Classic (2012)
  • Flash Gordon Classic (2015)

  • John Newton (actor) doing hand gestures wearing a gray long-sleeved shirt


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