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  • First NameAlec
  • Last NameNewman
  • FatherSandy Newman

Alec Newman is a Scottish actor who has notably portrayed Paul Atreides in Frank Herbert’s Dune. He and his wife Heather Stewart are parents of an adorable child.

Early Life and Education

Alec Newman was born on 27 November 1974, in Glasgow, the United Kingdom in Glasgow. He is 43 years old, as of June 2020.

His father’s name is Sandy Newman who is a musician known for being a member of a Scottish band, Marmalade.

He has a brother named John James Newman, an actor known his appearance on The Voice UK in 2012.

Newman attended the National Youth Theatre in London when he was 17 years old. He later studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Film and Television Career

Alec Newman first appeared with a small role of Stephen Burns in Taggart in 1997. Later in 2000, he appeared as Paul Atreides in the popular Sci Fi Channel series Frank Herbert’s Dune. He reprised the role in a sequel of the show titled ‘Children of Dune in 2003.’

His other popular television credits are AngelTru Calling, Star Trek: Enterprise and Reichenbach Falls.

In 2003, Newman played the lead role in the British film The Principles of Lust which was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. His other British film credits are Bright Young Things, Long Time Dead for Working Title and G:MT.

In 2004, Newman appeared as Barnabas Collins in the WB Network series, Dark Shadows. He has also guest-appeared in The Last Kingdom, starring Alexander Dreymon, Joseph Millson and Eliza Butterworth.

Holds a Net Worth of $3.5 Million

Being one of the successful British actors, Alec Newman makes a good amount of money throughout his career.

Online sources have reported Newman’s net worth to be around $3.5 million. As for his salary, he reportedly makes from $50 thousand to $100 thousand for an episode of a series.

His 2012 film, Dark Shadows, which was made under the budget of $150 million, grossed $245.5 million worldwide.

Marriage Life and Children with Heather Stewart

Alec Newman is a married man; he has been married to Heather Stewart. The couple walked down the aisle in 2014. The lovebirds are happy to be each other ever since.

alec newman and heather stewart

The amazing couple is parents of an adorable child. The husband-wife duo has not revealed the gender and name of their child.

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