Alec Newman Biography


Alec Newman Bio

Alec Newman is a Scottish actor best known for playing the role of Paul Atreides in the Sci Fi Channel 2000 miniseries adaptation Frank Herbert’s Dune. He has been married to Heather Stewart with who he shares an adorable child.

Born in Glasgow, Scotland

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

His father, Sandy Newman, is a musician and a member of a Scottish band, Marmalade. He was raised along with his brother, John James Newman, who is also an actor best known for appearing on The Voice UK in 2012.

At the age of 17, Newman joined the National Youth Theatre in London where he learned and performed acting. He has also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Acting Career

Alec Newman made his acting debut in 1997 with a small role of Stephen Burns in Taggart. Later in 2000, he portrayed Paul Atreides in the Sci Fi Channel miniseries adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune.

He reprised the role in its sequel Children of Dune in 2003. He has since appeared in many television shows such as AngelReichenbach FallsTru Calling. and Star Trek: Enterprise.

Newman played the lead role in the 2003 British film The Principles of Lust directed by in Penny Woolcock. The movie was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. He has since appeared in numerous other British films such as Long Time Dead for Working TitleBright Young Things and G:MT.

In 2004, Newman played the role of Barnabas Collins in the WB Network series, Dark Shadows, alongside Johnny Depp, Eva Green, Bella Heathcote and Chloë Grace Moretz.

Estimated Net Worth of $3.5 Million

Alec Newman has earned a decent amount of money from his acting career. The G:MT star has not disclosed his net worth officially but an online source called Net Worth List has estimated his total fortune to be $3.5 million.

As for his salary, sources have estimated that Newman makes between $50 thousand and $100 thousand per episode of a series.

His 2012 film Dark Shadows was made under the budget of $150 million and the fantasy comedy film grossed $245.5 million worldwide.

Married to Heather Stewart, Father of a Child

Moving towards the relationship status of Alec Newman, he is a married man. The Tru Calling actor, 45, has been married to Heather Stewart.