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Kathryn Love Newton (born February 8, 1997)[1] is an American actress best known for her role as Allie Pressman in the Netflix series The Society, Lucy Stevens in Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried, as well as for her role as Alex Nelson in the 2012 film Paranormal Activity 4, which earned her the 2013 Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film.[2] She is also known for portraying the older version of Claire Novak in the CW series Supernatural and for her role as the older Joanie Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire.[3]

Kathryn Newton
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Newton in 2018
Born
Kathryn Love Newton

(1997-02-08) February 8, 1997 (age 22)
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present

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Life and careerEdit

Newton was born in Orlando, Florida,[1] and is the only child of Robin and David Newton.[4] She started her career at age four, making her television debut on the soap opera All My Children,[5] playing Colby Marian Chandler from 2001 to 2004. Meanwhile, she also starred in two short films, Abbie Down East (2002) and Bun-Bun (2003).[5] In 2008 Newton was cast in the role of Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried. When she was twelve, her family moved to Los Angeles,[6] where she attended the Notre Dame High School.[7]

In 2010 Newton won two Young Artist Awards for "Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series" and "Best Performance in a TV series (Comedy or Drama)" for Gary Unmarried.[8] Newton played the role of Chase Rubin-Rossi in the 2011 film Bad Teacher alongside Cameron Diaz.[9] She had the lead role, Alex, in the 2012 film Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth in the franchise,[10] and won an award at the 34th Young Artist Awards for her performance in the film.[2] Beginning in season 10, she had a recurring role as Claire Novak on Supernatural. In 2017, Newton appeared in the HBO series Big Little Lies based on the Liane Moriarty novel of the same name.[11] She also had major roles in the films Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Ben Is Back. In both unrelated films, she played the sister of Lucas Hedges' character.

Newton had the female lead of an adaptation of Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019).[12] She also plays the lead role of Allie in the Netflix mystery drama series The Society, which premiered on May 10, 2019.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Abbie Down East 2002 Mahala Burgess Short film
Bun-Bun 2003 Chloe Short film
Bad Teacher 2011 Chase Rubin-Rossi
Paranormal Activity 4 2012 Alex Nelson
The Martial Arts Kid 2015 Rina
Mono 2016 Katie
Lady Bird 2017 Darlene Bell
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 2017 Angela Hayes
Blockers 2018 Julie Decker
Ben Is Back 2018 Ivy Burns
Detective Pikachu 2019 Lucy Stevens

TelevisionEdit

Title Year Role Notes Ref.
All My Children 2001–2005 Colby Chandler 2 episodes
[13]
Gary Unmarried 2008–2010 Louise Brooks 37 episodes[9]
Mad Men 2013 Mandy Episode: "The Quality of Mercy"
Dog With a Blog 2013–2014 Emily 3 episodes
[14]
Supernatural 2014–present Claire Novak 6 episodes
[13]
A Housekeeper's Revenge[a] 2016 Laura Blackwell Television film
[16]
Halt and Catch Fire 2016–2017 Joanie Clark 10 episodes
[17]
Big Little Lies 2017–present Abigail Carlson
[18]
Little Women 2017 Amy March Miniseries; 3 episodes
[19]
The Society 2019–present Allie Pressman Main role
[20]

Music videosEdit

Year Title Artist(s) Role Ref. Notes
2019 Goodbyes Post Malone
Young Thug
None [21]

AccoladesEdit

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2009 30th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress Gary Unmarried Nominated
[22]
2010 31st Young Artist Awards Won
[8]
2011 32nd Young Artist Awards Nominated
[23]
2013 34th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress Paranormal Activity 4 Won
[2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Also known as The Maid in the United States.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kathryn Newton Biography". The Netline.
  2. ^ a b c "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  3. ^ "Teen Actress Newton Hopes To Star In Women's Open". Archived from the original on September 14, 2017. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  4. ^ Shefter, David (May 1, 2012). "After appearing in "Gary Unmarried," "Bad Teacher," 15-year-old seeks role on golf's biggest stage". United States Golf Association. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "After appearing in "Gary Unmarried," "Bad Teacher," 15-year-old seeks role on golf's biggest stage". USGA. May 1, 2012. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "Big Little Lies Star Kathryn Newton Is Taking Over Screens Big and Small". Vogue. May 18, 2018.
  7. ^ "The Best Golfer in Hollywood: Kathryn Newton can light it up on screen or on the course". Golf Digest. June 17, 2015.
  8. ^ a b "31st Annual Young Artist Awards - 2010". www.youngartistawards.org. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  9. ^ a b "I Felt Invincible: Kathryn Newton on Paranormal Activity 4". CraveOnline. October 19, 2012. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  10. ^ "It's scream season already as scary movies crowd calendar". USA Today. August 31, 2012. Archived from the original on September 3, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
  11. ^ "Alexander Skarsgård and James Tupper Join HBO's 'Big Little Little Lies'". Variety. January 5, 2016. Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  12. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 29, 2017). "'Big Little Lies' Actress Kathryn Newton to Star in Live-Action Pokemon Movie". Variety. Archived from the original on November 30, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Kathryn Newton". TVSA. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  14. ^ {{cite web|url=https://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/dog-with-a-blog/cast/382433/%7Ctitle=Dog With a
  15. ^ "A Housekeeper's Revenge (TV Movie 2016) - Release Info". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  16. ^ "A Housekeeper's Revenge – review". Radio Times. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  17. ^ Petski, Denise (June 9, 2017). "'Halt And Catch Fire': Anna Chlumsky Set To Recur In Fourth & Final Season". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  18. ^ Petski, Denise (April 3, 2018). "'Big Little Lies' Closes Deals For 4 To Return; Adds Two New Season 2 Cast Members". Deadline. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  19. ^ "Little Women: Casting News". Masterpiece. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  20. ^ Ames, Jeff (November 29, 2018). "The Society: Netflix Locks Cast for Lord of the Flies-Inspired Series". Coming Soon. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  21. ^ Zemler, Emily (July 5, 2019). "Watch Post Malone Come Back From the Dead in 'Goodbyes' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  22. ^ "30th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". archive.org. July 19, 2011. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  23. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". archive.org. August 8, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2018.

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