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Christopher Newman was born on February 17, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Godfather (1972), The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and The Exorcist (1973). He is married to Jeanviere Newman. They have two children. He was previously married to Frances Wolf Newman. See full bio »

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The Godfather
The Godfather Sound Department
The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs Sound Department
The Exorcist
The Exorcist Sound Department
Amadeus Sound Department


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 2008 What Happens in Vegas (sound mixer)
 2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 2006 Find Me Guilty (sound mixer)
 2006 Neil Young: Heart of Gold (Documentary) (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series) (sound engineer - 18 episodes)
- It's About Love (2002) ... (sound engineer - as Chris Newman)
- Hurricane Paul (2002) ... (sound engineer - as Chris Newman)
- Justice Delayed (2002) ... (sound engineer - as Chris Newman)
- Zero Tolerance (2002) ... (sound engineer - as Chris Newman)
- Babies (2002) ... (sound engineer - as Chris Newman)
 2001 Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (Video documentary) (sound mixer - uncredited)
 2000 Autumn in New York (sound mixer)
 1999 Man on the Moon (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1999 Gloria (production sound mixer)
 1998 You've Got Mail (production sound mixer)
 1998 Storefront Hitchcock (Documentary) (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1998 Primary Colors (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1997 In the Gloaming (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1996 The English Patient (sound recordist - as Chris Newman)
 1995 Home for the Holidays (sound)
 1995 Copycat (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1994 Nell (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1994 Silent Fall (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1993 Philadelphia (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1993 Mr. Wonderful (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1993 Blink (sound mixer)
 1993 Sommersby (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1992 A Stranger Among Us (production sound mixer)
 1992 Thunderheart (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord (production sound mixer)
 1991 Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (TV Movie) (sound mixer - uncredited)
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs (production sound mixer)
 1990 Q & A (sound mixer)
 1989 Valmont (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1989 Second Sight (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1989 See You in the Morning (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1988 Married to the Mob (sound mixer)
 1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being (production sound mixer)
 1987 Wall Street (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs (production sound mixer)
 1986 The Mosquito Coast (production sound recordist)
 1986 Power (sound mixer)
 1986 Dream Lover (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1985 A Chorus Line (production sound mixer)
 1984 Amadeus (sound recordist - as Chris Newman)
 1984 Beat Street (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1983 Daniel (production sound mixer)
 1983 Tender Mercies (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1982 Sophie's Choice (production sound mixer)
 1982 My Favorite Year (sound mixer: New York - as Chris Newman)
 1982 The World According to Garp (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1982 Soup for One (sound mixer)
 1981 Ragtime (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1981 The Fan (production sound mixer)
 1980 One-Trick Pony (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1980 Fame (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1979 All That Jazz (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1979 Winter Kills (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1979 Hair (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1978 Comes a Horseman (production sound - as Chris Newman) / (production sound mixer - uncredited)
 1978 Who'll Stop the Rain (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1977 September 30, 1955 (sound)
 1977 Annie Hall (sound mixer - uncredited)
 1977 Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (TV Movie) (production sound mixer)
 1977 Bad (production sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1977 The Baron (sound mixer)
 1976 Mikey and Nicky (production sound mixer)
 1976 The Next Man (sound mixer)
 1976 Independence (Short) (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1975 The Happy Hooker (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1975 Strike Force (TV Movie) (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1974 Law and Disorder (production sound mixer)
 1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1973 The Exorcist (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1973 Cops and Robbers (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1973 Shamus (sound mixer)
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid (sound mixer - as Chris Newman)
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1972 A Place Called Today (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1972 The Godfather (production recordist)
 1971 Raga (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 1971 The French Connection (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1971 Klute (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1971 Little Murders (sound)
 1970 The People Next Door (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1970 House of Dark Shadows (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1970 The Cross and the Switchblade (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1970 The Way We Live Now (sound mixer)
 1970 The Landlord (sound)
 1969 Medium Cool (sound - as Chris Newman)
 1968 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (sound mixer - 1 episode)
- Brimstone, the Amish Horse (1968) ... (sound mixer)
 1966 The Drifter (sound consultant - as Chris Newman)
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Teaches sound production at The School of Visual Arts in New York.

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