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Robert Newman
Newman

Birthdate

June 17, 1958

Birthplace

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spouse

Britt Helfer (1986-present)

Children

2

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

1981-2009

Robert Newman's daytime career began in 1981 when he joined Guiding Light as Joshua Lewis. Newman appeared on General Hospital and Santa Barbara during his time away from GL. In 1986, Newman returned to GL and stayed with the show until 1991. Newman returned to GL again in 1993 and stayed with the show until its cancellation in 2009. Since GL ended, Newman has appeared in episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Criminal Minds and NCIS.

Personal LifeEdit

Newman has been married to Britt Helfer since 07/27/1986 and they have two children: Connor (b. 1989) and Kendal (b. 1992).

SoapographyEdit

Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
2002 Lead Actor Joshua Lewis, Guiding Light N
2006 Lead Actor Joshua Lewis, Guiding Light N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1989 Outstanding Leading Actor - Daytime Joshua Lewis, Guiding Light N
1990 Outstanding Super Couple - Daytime Joshua and Reva, Guiding Light N
1998 Outstanding Supporting Actor Joshua Lewis, Guiding Light N
2000 Outstanding Supporting Actor Joshua Lewis, Guiding Light N

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