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Encyclopedia > Alec Newman
Alec Newman

Newman as Paul Atreides in the Dune miniseries (2000).
Born November 27, 1974 (1974-11-27) (age 32)
Glasgow, Scotland

Alec Newman is a Scottish stage,television, and film actor. He was born in Glasgow on November 27, 1974. Prior to joining the National Youth Theatre in London at age 17, he considered becoming a professional footballer. Download high resolution version (483x706, 38 KB)Paul Atreides, from the Dune miniseries. ... Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous Weirding Module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Frank Herberts Dune was a three-part miniseries based on the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Glaswegian redirects here. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots3 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  -  First Minister Jack McConnell... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots3 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  -  First Minister Jack McConnell... Glaswegian redirects here. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The London-based National Youth Theatre or NYT is the United Kingdoms leading organisation for young people in the field of theatre. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


His highest profile appearances are tied to science fiction works. In 2000, he starred in the role of Paul Atreides in the Sci Fi Channel adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune. Three years later, he reprised the role for Children of Dune. He has also had guest appearances on US television series Angel, Star Trek: Enterprise and Tru Calling. He has recently had a guest appearance on the British spy drama Spooks, and played the Rebus inspired Jim Buchan in BBC 4's acclaimed "The Reichenbach Falls". Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous Weirding Module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... SCI FI (sometimes rendered Sci-Fi when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ... Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... Dune is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. ... Children of Dune was the sequel to the 2000 Dune miniseries produced by the United States Sci Fi channel. ... Angel is a spin-off of the American television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... The starship Enterprise (NX-01) Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... Tru Calling is an American television series which was first broadcast on the Fox Network in October 2003. ... Spooks is a British television drama series, produced by the independent production company Kudos for BBC One. ...


He took the title role of "Victor Frankenstein" in the 2004 TV miniseries version of Frankenstein. This article is about the 1818 novel. ...


Alec played the lead role in the award winning short film Staring at the Sun which premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, went on to play at over twenty other festivals around the world and won "Best Horror Short" at Stan Winston's "Screamfest LA" in 2005.


Newman plays the role of Christian, in Pearry Teo's upcoming Movie The Gene Generation (2006) with Bai Ling and Faye Dunaway . Pearry Reginald Teo, film director/producer (b. ... The Gene Generation film poster The Gene Generation is a 2006 film directed by Pearry Teo. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Bai Bai Ling (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (born October 10, 1970[1]) is a Chinese American actress. ... Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941, in Bascom, Florida) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ...

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Trivia

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Selected filmography

  • The Gene Generation (2006) - Christian
  • Constellation (2005) - Kent
  • Four Corners of Suburbia (2005) - Benjamin Winters
  • Staring at the Sun (2005) - Clay Roberts
  • Frankenstein (2004) - Victor Frankenstein
  • Bright Young Things (2003) - Tiger La Bouchère
  • Children of Dune (2003) - Paul Atreides/Muad'Dib
  • The Death of Klinghoffer (2003) - Young Benjamin
  • The Principles of Lust (2003) - Paul
  • Long Time Dead (2002) - Liam
  • Night Flight (2002) - Young "Flash" Harry Peters
  • Frank Herbert's Dune (2000) - Paul Atreides/Muad'Dib
  • Murder Rooms (2000) - Thomas Neill
  • Greenwich Mean Time (1998) - Charlie
  • Catherine Cookson's The Moth (1997) - Ben
  • Catherine Cookson's The Rag Nymph (1997) - Ben

The Gene Generation film poster The Gene Generation is a 2006 film directed by Pearry Teo. ... This article is about the 1818 novel. ... Bright Young Things is a 2003 movie directed by Stephen Fry; the film represents the directorial debut for the British actor and presenter. ... Children of Dune was the sequel to the 2000 Dune miniseries produced by the United States Sci Fi channel. ... The Death of Klinghoffer is an opera by the contemporary American composer John Adams to an English libretto by the poet Alice Goodman. ... Frank Herberts Dune was a three-part miniseries based on the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert. ... Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes was a BBC television drama series originally broadcast in 2000. ...

References

  • "10 Questions: Alec Newman, IGN FilmForce, March 11, 2003.

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Alec Newman - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki (328 words)
Alec Newman (born 27 November 1974) is the Scottish actor who played Malik in the Star Trek: Enterprise season 4 episodes "Borderland", "Cold Station 12" and "The Augments".
Born in Glasgow and raised first in Scotland and later in England, Newman was initially eyeing a career as a professional soccer player until an injury forced him to reconsider.
More recently, Newman co-starred with Mädchen Amick in Four Corners of Suburbia and with David Clennon, Gabrielle Union, and Clarence Williams III in Constellation, two American dramas released in 2005.
Alec Newman Photos - Alec Newman News - Alec Newman Information (450 words)
Alec Newman was born in Glasgow on the 27th of November 1974 to Sandy and Jan Newman.
Alec's father, Sandy Newman, was a member of Marmalade, a seventies rock group from Scotland.
Alec: My only problem making this film is that Buchan is a heavy smoker, but I kicked the habit two years ago.
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