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Samantha Newark (born on June 27) is a British-born singer and voice actress.
Newark is best known for her voice-over work on the animated 1980s cartoon series Jem as the speaking voice of Jerrica/Jem (Britta Phillips was the singing voice). Other voice-over credits include guest-starring on the original Transformers and the British voice of a young Peter Pan's mother in "Hook" as well as many TV and radio commercials. During the 1986 Samantha gives her voice for the song "In Your Eyes" used in the japanese anime Project A-Ko written by Joey Carbone and Richie Zito. Jem remains her most well known role and Newark herself still retains a special fondness for her character today.
She has lent her vocals to the PlayStation games God of War, Twisted Metal Black, "Wild Arms 3" and "Everything or Nothing".
Samantha Newark released her second album "Somethin' Good" in late October 2011. A stylish and glittery synth/pop/electronica influenced record. All songs written and performed by Samantha and produced by Dave Polich, Michael Jackson's keyboard programmer on the "This Is it" concerts.
Samantha Newark released her selt-titled debut album in 2008. The first release being "Jem Boy", a tribute to the animated series and its fandom. Songs from the album have been featured in numerous television programs including Smallville, Reba, Life is Wild, and Gossip Girl as well as MTV's Laguna Beach, Punked, and My Super Sweet Sixteen
- Samantha Newark at the Internet Movie Database
- Official Samantha Newark Homepage
- Official Youtube channel
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