Kathryn Newton Best Known For her outstanding acting as Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried and appearing as Alex Nelson in the horror film Paranormal Activity 4 in 2012.
Born Name Kathryn Love Newton
Nick Name Kat
Years active 2002–present
Born February 08, 1997, 24, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Sun Sign Aquarius
Height 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Hair Color Blonde (Natural). She often tends to dye her hair dark brown.
Eye Color Blue
Measurements 86–67–86 cm or 34–26–34 in
Bra size 32B
Father – David Newton
Mother – Robin Newton
She has English ancestry.
Kathryn Newton graduated from Notre Dame High School in Southern California in 2015. She helped her school win 3 league championships.
Kathryn Newton is an American actress who has won several Young Artist Awards like “Best Leading Young Actress” for Paranormal Activity 4 (2013) and “Best Performance in a TV Series” for Gary Unmarried (2010). She is an ever-growing actress on the leaderboards of Hollywood and also shares an avid passion for golf. Kathryn has a huge fan following of more than 500k followers on Instagram and more than 100k followers on Twitter.
Kathryn Love Newton is known for her starring roles as Louise Brooks in the CBS comedy series Gary Unmarried (2008–2010), Abigail Carlson in the HBO mystery drama series Big Little Lies (2017–2019), and Allie Pressman in the Netflix teen drama series The Society (2019). She is also known for portraying the older versions of Claire Novak in The CW dark fantasy series Supernatural (2014–2018) and Joanie Clark in the AMC period drama series Halt and Catch Fire (2016–2017).
Newton has starred in the comedy film Bad Teacher (2011), the supernatural horror film Paranormal Activity 4 (2012), for which she received the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film, the comedy drama film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), the sex comedy film Blockers (2018), the drama film Ben Is Back (2018), the sci-fi action mystery comedy film Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019), and the slasher comedy film Freaky (2020).
Life and career
Newton was born in Orlando, Florida, and is the only child of Robin and David Newton. She started her career at age four, making her television debut on the soap opera All My Children, playing Colby Marian Chandler from 2001 to 2004. Meanwhile, she also starred in two short films, Abbie Down East (2002) and Bun-Bun (2003). In 2008 Newton was cast in the role of Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried. When she was twelve, her family moved to Los Angeles, where she attended the Notre Dame High School.
In 2010 Newton won two Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series” and Best Performance in a TV series (Comedy or Drama) for Gary Unmarried. Newton played the role of Chase Rubin-Rossi in the 2011 film Bad Teacher alongside Cameron Diaz. She had the lead role, Alex, in the 2012 film Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth in the franchise, and won an award at the 34th Young Artist Awards for her performance in the film. Beginning in season 10, she had a recurring role as Claire Novak on Supernatural. In 2017, Newton appeared in the HBO series Big Little Lies based on the Liane Moriarty novel of the same name. She also had major roles in the films Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Ben Is Back. In both unrelated films, she played Ivy Burns and Angela Hayes, the sister of Lucas Hedges’ characters Ben Burns and Robbie Hayes.
Newton plays Lucy in the 2019 blockbuster Pokémon Detective Pikachu, a live action film based on the video game of the same name. She also plays the lead role of Allie in the Netflix mystery drama series The Society, which premiered on May 10, 2019. In 2020, she starred in the well-reviewed horror comedy film Freaky opposite Vince Vaughn, directed by Christopher Landon, as a teenage girl and a serial killer, respectively, who switch bodies. She will also appear in The Map of Tiny Perfect Things directed by Ian Samuels. She will also be portraying Cassie Lang in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
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Coppertone Kids Spectra 3 (2003)
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Kathryn Newton made her theatrical film debut as Chase Rubin-Rossi in the award-winning film Bad Teacher in 2011. She worked alongside stars like Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, and John Michael Higgins.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance as Colby Marian Chandler on All My Children in 2002.
Kathryn keeps herself fit and healthy with the help of sports like boxing and golf. She started boxing at the age of 8 and still practices the sport for cardio purposes.
Kathryn Newton Favorite Things
Sport – Golf
Kathryn Newton Facts
Kathryn’s career as an actress began at an early age. She was 4 years old when she made her first television show appearance on the series, All My Children.
She has a knack for collecting vintage T-shirts.
Kathryn’s father taught her golf at a very early age. At the age of 8, she began playing in tournaments while her father caddied for her.
While she was still in school, Kathryn set a record of a five-under-par round in a nine-hole match where she played to a plus-2 handicap at Woodley lakes.
In October 2002, Kathryn was featured on the front cover of a magazine that was dedicated to Women’s Day.
In 2012, Kathryn had to forfeit her game during the U.S. Women’s Open as she was selected for the lead role in Paranormal Activity 4.
In 2015, she decided to play Golf at a university level for the University of Southern California.
Kathryn got the chance to show her golf skills in multiple movies and TV shows like Paranormal Activity 4, Gary Unmarried, and Supernatural.
In 2015, she auditioned for admission at the School of Dramatic Arts at USC.
In 2017, Kathryn was chosen to play the role of the lead actress in the 2019 film Detective Pikachu. She starred alongside actors such as Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith.
Kathryn likes poodles and she has a lot of photos of them on her phone.
Since her early age, Kat had developed a habit of keeping her stuffed Steiff teddy bear bedside.
Kat thinks of her Big Little Lies co-star Reese Witherspoon as a mother figure instead of a co-actor. However, on-screen, she is her constantly pissed-off young daughter who just can’t seem to appreciate anything
that her mother does for her.
In 2015, Golf Digest gave her the prestigious title of “The Best Golfer in Hollywood”.
In December 2017, she starred in the mini-series, Little Women as Amy March.
She has played the role of Paul Rudd‘s daughter in the third Ant-Man movie titled Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
Kathryn replaced Emma Fuhrmann for the role of Cassie Lang in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. Emma had last played Cassie in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Newton has been golfing since she was a child. She began playing tournaments at age 8.
Newton graduated from Notre Dame High School in 2015. She was a member of the Notre Dame High School girls golf team.
She postponed college to pursue her acting career. She considered playing as a ‘walk-on’ member of University of Southern California women’s golf team.
Newton has three Poodle dogs.