Alex Newell (II)

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Alex Newell was born on August 20, 1992 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), Geography Club (2013) and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020). See full bio »

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Known For

Glee Wade 'Unique' Adams


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 2022 Learning with Pibby: Apocalypse (Short)
Melira (voice)
 2022 The Book of Queer (TV Series)
- Gay to Z (2022) ... Narrator
 2021 Our Kind of People (TV Series)
Tommy 'Tizzie' Jones
- Crabs in a Gold-Plated Barrel (2021) ... Tommy 'Tizzie' Jones
 2020 Broadway Read Alongs (TV Series)
- Lost and Found (2020) ... Asaka
 2020 A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical (TV Series)
Shea Crescendo
- A Very Final Farewell (2020) ... Shea Crescendo
- A Lion Needs His Pride (2020) ... Shea Crescendo
- Wait Until You See What Goes Down Now (2020) ... Shea Crescendo
- The New Grand Dame (2020) ... Shea Crescendo
- Stage Left is Your Right (2020) ... Shea Crescendo
 2020 Mélange (TV Series)
- Pilot (2020) ... Genesis
 2019 Empire (TV Series)
Hey Beautiful
- Hot Blood, Hot Thoughts, Hot Deeds (2019) ... Hey Beautiful
 2016 Imaginary Friend (TV Movie)
 2016 Super Novas
Brie Tonika
 2016 Alex Newell & DJ Cassidy: Kill the Lights (Music Video)
Alex Newell
 2016 Bitch Perfect (Short)
 2015 Resident Advisors (TV Mini Series)
- Halloween (2015) ... Morgan
- Move in Day (2015) ... Morgan
 2012-2015 Glee (TV Series)
Wade 'Unique' Adams
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... Wade 'Unique' Adams
- Transitioning (2015) ... Wade 'Unique' Adams
- The Untitled Rachel Berry Project (2014) ... Wade 'Unique' Adams (credit only)
- Old Dog, New Tricks (2014) ... Wade 'Unique' Adams (credit only)
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... Wade 'Unique' Adams (credit only)
 2013 Platypus the Musical (Short)
 2013 Mean Gurlz (Short)
 2013 Geography Club
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Brenda Newell

Did You Know?


Alex is the only remaining participant from the first season of The Glee Project (2011) still on Glee (2009). Additionally, he was a runner-up and not one of the two original winners, who were Samuel Larsen and Damien McGinty.

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