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Don Newsome (1940–2004)

Don Newsome was born on January 31, 1940 in the USA as Donald Newsome. He was an actor and executive, known for Lenny (1974), Coffy (1973) and Ice Station Zebra (1968). He died on May 18, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1976 Mean Johnny Barrows
 1974 Lenny
 1974 Newman's Law
Ginger (as Donald Newsome)
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
- Photo Finish (1974) ... (as Donald Newsome)
 1973 Coffy
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
1st Engineer
- Short Flight to a Distant Star (1972) ... 1st Engineer (as Donald Newsome)
 1970-1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Police Officer / Man Getting into Taxi
- Happiness Is Not Being Fired (1971) ... Police Officer
- Doris vs. Pollution (1970) ... Man Getting into Taxi (as Donald Newsome)
 1970 The Games
Cal Wood
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
- Dancer in the Dark (1969) ... Howard
 1968 Ice Station Zebra
Timothy Hirsch
 1968 If He Hollers, Let Him Go!
William Lake
 1968 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
George Lower
- Community Relations: DR-10 (1968) ... George Lower

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