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John Newton (Character)
from Amazing Grace (2006)

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Amazing Grace -- The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament in 19th century England, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

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Born 1725, died 1807, he authored the words of the hymn... See more »
Alternate Names:
John Newton as child / Rev. John Newton


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  1. Newton's Grace (????) Played by Erik Nelson / Tate Lewis (as John Newton as child)
    ... aka "But Now I See" - USA (original title)

  2. "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
    ... aka "The Tonight Show" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "Tonight Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Zac Efron/Fran Lebowitz/Amazing Grace (2015) TV episode, Played by Josh Young
  3. Freedom (2014/II) Played by Bernhard Forcher

  4. Amazing Grace (2006) Played by Albert Finney
  5. The Amazing Grace (2006) Played by Nick Moran

  6. "The Fight Against Slavery" Played by John Castle (as Rev. John Newton)
        - One Man's Property (1975) TV episode, Played by John Castle (as Rev. John Newton)
        - The Old African Blasphemer (1975) TV episode, Played by John Castle (as Rev. John Newton)

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From Amazing Grace (2006)
John Newton: [reciting his song] "I once was blind but now I see". Didn't I write that?
William Wilberforce: Yes, you did.
John Newton: Now at last it's true.
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