Ryan Newman (actress)
Newman in 2009
|Born||(1998-04-24) April 24, 1998
Manhattan Beach, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer, model|
Ryan Whitney Newman (born April 24, 1998) is an American actress, singer, and model. She is known for her roles as Allison in The Thundermans, Ginger Falcone in Zeke and Luther, Cindy Collins in Zoom, and Emily Hobbs in See Dad Run. As a child model, Newman has participated in photo shoots such as Inspire Magazine, Kaiya Eve Photoshoots 2009 and Dream Magazine, as well as modeling for fashion designer, Sherri Hill. Newman not only works in films and television shows, but has also appeared in commercials.
Newman was born in Manhattan Beach, California. She went to Pennekamp Elementary school up until fourth grade. She attended Rancho Pico Junior High School in Stevenson Ranch, California. Newman has described herself as “half Jewish, half Christian … mostly Jewish”. At age three, Newman entered the entertainment industry as she began auditioning for print and television commercials. At an early age, Newman was in a Kraft Cheese commercial which was aired internationally for more than two years.
Newman made her first film appearances at the age of seven, in the films Monster House and Zoom. In Zoom, she portrays a young super hero, which required her to train in martial arts. On the small screen, Newman appeared in several seasons of Disney’s hit show Hannah Montana as a young Miley as well as in the Disney Channel Original Series, Good Luck Charlie. Later, she appeared as the antagonist, Ginger Falcone, in Disney XD‘s Zeke and Luther. In 2010, Newman won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series by a Leading Actress, ahead of Miley Cyrus for Hannah Montana and Miranda Cosgrove for iCarly.
In 2012, Newman was cast as the lead role of Emily Hobbs, on See Dad Run, which premiered on Nick at Nite on October 6, 2012. See Dad Run ran three seasons before ending in 2015. At the end of July 2014 she traveled to Cambodia, supporting Heifer International. In 2015, Newman was cast in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! playing the role of Claudia Shepard, which she took over from Aubrey Peeples, who played the role in Sharknado.
|2012||The Call||Becky||Short film|
|2015||AthenaGirls||Marcie||Short film; also known as SuperNovas|
|2016||The Thinning||Sarah Foster|
|2007||Hannah Montana||Young Miley Stewart||Episodes: “I am Hannah, Hear Me Croak”, “Smells Like Teen Sellout”|
|2009–2012||Zeke and Luther||Ginger Falcone||Main role (seasons 1–2); recurring role (season 3)|
|2010||Good Luck Charlie||Kit||Episode: “Kit and Kaboodle”|
|2012–2015||See Dad Run||Emily Hobbs||Main role|
|2013||Big Time Rush||Herself||Episode: “Big Time Dreams”|
|2015||Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!||Claudia Sheperd||Television film (Syfy)|
|2015–present||The Thundermans||Allison||Recurring role|
|2016||Bad Sister||Zoe Brady||Television film (Lifetime)|
|2016||Sharknado: The 4th Awakens||Claudia Sheperd||Television film (Syfy)|
|2016||Paradise Run||Herself||Episode: “Thundermans in Paradise”|
|2010||“Happy Universal Holidays”||Adam Hicks and Newman|
|2010||“Summertime”||Daniel Curtis Lee and Adam Hicks|
|2011||“If Earth Could Speak”||Disney XD|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Age Ten or Younger||Cindy Collins on Zoom||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV series – Recurring Young Actress||Young Miley Stewart on Hannah Montana||Nominated|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress||Ginger Falcone on Zeke and Luther||Won|