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Edwin Newman (I) (1919–2010)


Edwin Newman was born on January 25, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Edwin Harold Newman. He was an actor and writer, known for The Pelican Brief (1993), My Fellow Americans (1996) and Mr. Miller Goes to Washington Starring Dennis Miller (1988). He was married to Rigel Grell. He died on August 13, 2010 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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 1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Rediscovering Will Rogers (1994) ... Narrator
 1987 Newhart (TV Series)
Edwin Newman
- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Loudon (1987) ... Edwin Newman
 1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Saturday Night News Anchor
- Michael McKean/Chaka Khan/The Folksmen (1984) ... Saturday Night News Anchor (uncredited)
 1984 Earthlings (TV Movie)
Newsperson
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For many years, headed the usage panel of the "American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language". See more »

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Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Edwin M. Newman broke the news of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to the national NBC Radio audience on Friday, November 22, 1963. He also appeared on NBC television later in the evening with an editorial commentary in which he described the American people as "grossly diminished" by the tragic events in Dallas. See more »

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Aquarius

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