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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 4 July 1978New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameRebecca Sara Newton
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Becki grew up in Guilford, Connecticut. She started performing in local productions and summer stock theater at age 13. She studied European History at the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she spent several semesters abroad. After graduating, Becki immediately moved to NYC to pursue Broadway. After appearing in dozens of national commercials and guest starring roles, including Cold Case (2003), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), and American Dreams (2002), she landed the role of Amanda on Ugly Betty (2006). She is married to actor Chris Diamantopoulos, and her brother is actor Matt Newton.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Chris Diamantopoulos (12 May 2005 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Older brother Matt Newton is also an actor.
Speaks Spanish, German, and Greek.
First job after arriving in New York City was as a waitress at the Times Square Brewery.
Met her husband, Chris Diamantopoulos, in a Times Square subway station.
Her mother, Jennifer Newton, is an artist.
Favorite movie is Dirty Dancing (1987).
Learning to dance salsa.
Currently pregnant with her first child. (July 2010).
Gave birth to her first child, a boy, in early November, 2010 in Los Angeles.

Personal Quotes (4)

When I think of the most beautiful women, they're not supermodels.
I'm blessed that I can leave it to the pros at work and red-carpet events, because I can't say I'm adept. Still, I'm definitely not afraid to take chances when it comes to beauty.
Glamour is fun! Spending time to get ready isn't about being fussy; it's about taking care of myself.
I've learned there's nothing wrong with being a little fussy. I used to pride myself on being low-maintenance - I wore it like a badge of honor.

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