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Jaime Ray Newman (born on the 2nd of April 1978) is an American actor and singer. She is well-known for her roles in the role of Kristina Cassadine in the soap drama General Hospital and Mindy O’Dell in The drama Veronica Mars, Kat Gardener on the fantasy show Eastwick, Tess Fontana on the science-fiction thriller Eureka Kat Petrova in The drama thriller Red Widow, Sam Gordon on the comedy-drama Mind Games and Allison Roth on the crime drama Wicked City. Newman is scheduled to appear as an actor in the series on the coming Netflix television series the Marvel’s The Punisher.

Childhood and early life

Newman was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan, to parents Marsha Jo and Raphael Newman. She has a sister, Beth Nicole, a director of public relations for the global company J Brand. Newman began acting at the age of eleven in Israel Horovitz’s production “A Rosen By Any Other Name”. She was a regular performer in Detroit performing in a variety of the regional theatres. Newman began her training at Jewish Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit, where she played Ado Annie Carnes, the eighth-grade production in the play the Oklahoma!.

Following Hillel, Newman attended the private Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and was a summer student with the Interlochen Center for the Arts where she was awarded the Corson Award for Outstanding Achievement in the field of acting. When she was in the high school of Cranbrook Newman was awarded first prize for the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association, the state-wide drama competition and won it three times consecutively. When she was 16 Newman established Apollo Theatre Productions, serving as both a director and producer. Newman graduated from Cranbrook in the year 1996. Newman was then a student at the Boston University College of Fine Arts Theater Conservatory for two years prior to transfer onto Northwestern University as an English and drama major.

At Northwestern She founded The Ignition Festival for women within the Arts. In that capacity, she wrote and performed in Paula’s award-winning Pulitzer prize play The Way I Got to drive. While in Chicago she played with her own jazz group. Newman relocated from Chicago to Los Angeles in September 2000. The actor’s cousin lives nearby. Ben Kurland.

Career

Newman initially made an income from performing with her jazz band and was offered roles in short films. Newman also appeared as a guest on the Drew Carey Show. Then, she was offered the part as Kristina Cassadine in the soap show General Hospital. In the meantime, she continued in her career as a musician and formed her own cover group, School Boy Crush. Newman and School Boy Crush performed regularly on the stages of The Buffalo Club at Santa Monica, California; Moomba in West Hollywood; Nick’s Martini Lounge; Cafe Cordiale; and at the Lux in Beverly Hills. The group covered a broad spectrum of music, from soul and funk to R&B as well as blues. They recently performed at for the ESPN Awards party at The Highlands which is the venue that is adjacent that is located next to Kodak Theatre. Newman has also been cast on Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Are able in an appearance alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

In the month of January, Newman starred with David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman and Tom Everett Scott in the show Turnaround The dark work of Roger Kumble, a Hollywood comedy. In October of 2006, Newman began an eight-episode period as a recurring character in the critically well-received CW program Veronica Mars. The show was also a fan-favorite by her appearance as a character on Stargate Atlantis as Lt. Laura Cadman. Alongside her fellow Stargate actress Michael Shanks, she appeared in the Christmas 2006 TV film under the Mistletoe. Other notable guest star characters are E-Ring, Heroes, Supernatural, Related, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Medium, NCIS, Grimm, CSI: NY and Castle.

Newman at San Diego Comic-Con, July 2009

In 2007 Newman played the lead role in Neil LaBute’s production of Fat Pig at the Geffen Playhouse in 2008, she appeared in LaBute’s production of A Certain Girl(s), also at the Geffen. In the next year, she appeared with Rebecca Romijn, Lindsay Price and Paul Gross in the 2009 television adaptation of Eastwick (based on the novel by John Updike The Witches of Eastwick) in the role of Kat Gardener, a nurse and mother of five, who discovers her magical abilities. The year 2010 was the first time she played important regular roles for the show Eureka on Eureka as the character Dr. Tess Fontana, and on Drop Dead Diva as Vanessa Hemmings. In January of 2011, Newman played Cynthia Karslake in David Auburn’s revival of The New York Idea by Langdon Elwyn Mitchell at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City. She also appeared alongside James Van Der Beek, Kathy Baker and Chris Mulkey in the American premiere of the stage version of the Australian production The Gift at the Geffen Playhouse.

Newman was a co-star with Radha Mitchell as part of ABC’s middle-season drama Red Widow. The also year she also starred in the film that was an independent psychological thriller called “Altered Minds. On May 14, 2014, it was announced that she would be a guest in an episode of the comedy-drama series on TNT Franklin and Bash. In the following episode she was named a the series’ regular on another ABC show, Mind Games with Christian Slater and Steve Zahn. In August 2014 it was announced Newman would return on Amazon Studios’ procedural drama Bosch. In August of 2015 she was added to the main team of ABC’s crime drama serial Wicked City. In December of 2015, Newman was added to the cast of season 4 from Bates Motel for the principal recurring characters Rebecca Hamilton, a past lover to Sheriff Romero (Nestor Carbonell). Newman will be a part of Lech Majewski’s film about fantasy Valley of the Gods with Josh Hartnett and Charlotte Rampling.

In August of 2016 she was cast in the part of Wildred Darnell in five seasons of TNT’s procedural show Major Crimes. Newman was cast in the regular role on the series as Sarah Lieberman on the Netflix/Marvel superhero drama series The Punisher A spin-off of Daredevil’s character. Daredevil..

Personal life

Newman was married to director and writer Guy Nattiv on April 2, 2012(her birthday), in Tel Aviv, Israel. She had their first daughter in 2013.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Full BlastBo
2002The Violent KindAmanda
2002Star QualityKatie SwellheadShort film
2002Catch Me If You CanMonica
2005Lonesome MatadorEmilyShort film
2005Living ’til the EndAudrey Gersons
2005Rumor Has It…Conference Greeter
2007Raw FootageRachel GrahamShort film
2007LA BluesJack’s Ex-Wife
2007Live!Anchorwoman
2007Sex and BreakfastBetty
2008Made of HonorAriel / Bakery Date
2008A Line in the SandAnn Marie
2009Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar MuttsEmmyVideo; voice role
2009LogoramaRadio Dispatch GirlShort film; voice role
2012RubberneckDanielle Jenkins
2013Game of AssassinsEmma
2013Altered MindsJulie Shellner
2013TarzanAlice GreystokeVoice role
2016HeirloomDr. McKoyShort film
2016A New York ChristmasSusan ClarkCompleted
2017Valley of the GodsLaura EcasPost-production

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2001The Drew Carey ShowTinaEpisode: “The Warsaw Closes”
2002-03General HospitalKristina Cassadine68 episodes
2003Happy FamilyAmandaEpisode: “The Doghouse”
2003CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationJulie WatersEpisode: “After the Show”
2004Wedding DazeTeri LandryMovie
2005McBride: Murder Past MidnightEmily HarrimanMovie
2005SupernaturalAmanda WalkerEpisode: “Phantom Traveler”
2005Stargate: AtlantisLt. Laura Cadman2 episodes
2006Hollis & RaeHollis ChandlerPilot
2006Crossing JordanCpt. Gwen OsbourneEpisode: “Code of Ethics”
2006BonesStacy GoodyearEpisode: “The Woman in the Car”
2006MediumAngela Saunders / JadeEpisode: “A Changed Man”
2006RelatedKylie Stewart2 episodes
2006E-RingNatalie Hughes4 episodes
2006Under the MistletoeSusan ChandlerMovie
2006-07Veronica MarsMindy O’Dell8 episodes
2007I’m Paige WilsonPaige WilsonMovie
2007MarloweTracy FayeMovie
2007Criminal MindsLacy KyleEpisode: “The Big Game”
2007HeroesYoung Victoria PrattEpisode: “Truth & Consequences”
2008Lincoln HeightsSabrina Gasper4 episodes
2008LeverageAimee MartinEpisode: “The Two-Horse Job”
2009Nip/TuckDaphne Pendell2 episodes
2009CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationMelinda CarverEpisode: “A Space Oddity”
2009MentalZan Avidan3 episodes
2009-10EastwickKat Gardener13 episodes
2009-10EurekaTess Fontana12 episodes
2010-13Drop Dead DivaVanessa Hemmings10 episodes
2010-11Life UnexpectedJulia2 episodes
2011Royal PainsStacey SaxeEpisode: “Astraphobia”
2011CSI: NYClaire Taylor2 episodes
2011NCISLt. Cmdr. Melanie Burke2 episodes
2011-12GrimmAngelina Lasser2 episodes
2012CastleHolly FranklinEpisode: “Til Death Do Us Part”
2012Red WidowKat Petrova8 episodes
2014Mind GamesSam Gordon9 episodes
2014Franklin & BashCheryl KochEpisode: “Spirits in the Material World”
2015BoschLaura Kell2 episodes
2015SatisfactionKate2 episodes
2015Wicked CityAllison Roth6 episodes
2016Bates MotelRebecca Hamilton7 episodes
2016Major CrimesWildred Darnell3 episodes
2017The PunisherSarah LiebermanThe next series is in the works.

Stage

YearTitleRoleVenue
2003TurnaroundSaharaCoast Playhouse, Los Angeles
2007Fat PigJeannieGeffen Playhouse, Los Angeles
2008Some Girl(s)BobbiGeffen Playhouse, Los Angeles
2011The New York IdeaCynthia KarslakeLucille Lortel Theatre (Off-Broadway)
2013The GiftChloeGeffen Playhouse, Los Angeles