Jan. 22nd, 1977
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Matthew Newton's Main TV Roles
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Born in 1977 into a showbusiness family, Matt's parents are Australian TV legends Patty Newton and morning talk show host Bert Newton, and his sister is a performer at Universal's studios in Tokyo, Japan. Matthew Newton was always aware that he was more privileged than some and has taken it to good use in his life. He was always told that working for something you desire is much more rewarding in life than just having everything you want served up to you on a silver platter, and for all intents and purposes he has done just that. He is a rather successful actor internationally, and has just finished writing, co-producing and directing his first feature film, he is also very well known in his own home country of Australia as a stage actor.
- He is good friends with Australian actor 'Toby Schmitz' (qv).
- He graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 1998.
- Was in the same class as 'Sam Worthington' (qv).
- Son of 'Bert Newton' (qv) and 'Patti Newton' (qv).
- Is a natural redhead, gets it from his father. Also is very rosy cheeked natually when not in heavy makeup.
- Attended the prestigious Xavier College in Austrailia in the late 90s.
- Sister of 'Lauren Newton (II)' (qv).
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