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Kathryn Newton (born February 8, 1997) is an American actress. She best known for her role as 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.[1] 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.[2]

Kathryn Newton
Born
Kathryn Love Newton

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

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CareerEdit

Newton started her career at age four, making her television debut on the soap opera All My Children,[3] playing Colby Marian Chandler from 2001 to 2004. Meanwhile, she also starred in two short films, Abbie Down East (2002) and Bun-Bun (2003).[3] In 2008 Newton was cast in the role of Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried. 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.[4] Newton played the role of Chase Rubin-Rossi in the 2011 film Bad Teacher alongside Cameron Diaz.[5] She had the lead role, Alex, in the 2012 film Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth in the franchise,[6] and won an award at the 34th Young Artist Awards for her performance in the film.[1] 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.[7] 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 has been cast in the female lead of an adaptation of Pokémon Detective Pikachu.[8]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Abbie Down East
2002
Mahala Burgess Short film
Bun-Bun
2003
Chloe
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
Pokémon Detective Pikachu  
2019
Lucy Stevens
Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released

TelevisionEdit

Title Year Role Notes Ref.
All My Children
2001–2005
Colby Chandler 2 episodes
[9]
Gary Unmarried
2008–2010
Louise Brooks 37 episodes[5]
Mad Men
2013
Mandy Episode: "The Quality of Mercy"
Dog With a Blog
2013–2014
Emily 3 episodes
[10]
Supernatural
2014–present
Claire Novak 6 episodes
[9]
A Housekeeper's Revenge[a]
2016
Laura Blackwell Television film
[12]
Halt and Catch Fire
2016–2017
Joanie Clark 10 episodes
[13]
Big Little Lies
2017–present
Abigail Carlson Main role (season 2); recurring role (season 1)
[14]
Little Women
2017
Amy March Miniseries; 3 episodes
[15]
The Society  
2019
Allie In development
[16]
Key
  Denotes television works that have not yet been released

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
[17]
2010 31st Young Artist Awards Won
[4]
2011 32nd Young Artist Awards Nominated
[18]
2013 34th Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress Paranormal Activity 4 Won
[1]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Also known as The Maid in the United States.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  2. ^ "Teen Actress Newton Hopes To Star In Women's Open". Archived from the original on September 14, 2017. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ a b "31st Annual Young Artist Awards - 2010". www.youngartistawards.org. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ a b "Kathryn Newton". TVSA. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  10. ^ {{cite web|url=https://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/dog-with-a-blog/cast/382433/%7Ctitle=Dog With a
  11. ^ "A Housekeeper's Revenge (TV Movie 2016) - Release Info". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  12. ^ "A Housekeeper's Revenge – review". Radio Times. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  13. ^ Petski, Denise (June 9, 2017). "'Halt And Catch Fire': Anna Chlumsky Set To Recur In Fourth & Final Season". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ "Little Women: Casting News". Masterpiece. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  16. ^ Ames, Jeff (November 29, 2018). "The Society: Netflix Locks Cast for Lord of the Flies-Inspired Series". Coming Soon. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  17. ^ "30th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". archive.org. July 19, 2011. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  18. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". archive.org. August 8, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2018.

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