Ryan Whitney Newman

Biography

Ryan Whitney Newman, up and coming "Young Hollywood" talent, has most recently starred as the lead in an untitled independent drama that has yet to release its name and cast. Newman will be graduating UCLA Summa Cum Laude in 2019 with a BA in Psychology. While attending UCLA, Newman has made education her priority, but now plans to give full attention back to her life-long passion of acting. Even with her temporary hiatus to complete her degree, Newman has nonetheless acquired a lengthily list of credits, given that her professional career started at the tender age of three. Newman got her start in print modeling, but quickly caught the eye of casting directors for commercials, television, and film. With her radiance and versatility, Newman excelled in all roles she took on, from natural and nuanced dramatic performances to her effortless comedic timing. Newman made her feature film debut at the age of six years old alongside an all-star cast including Steve Buscemi, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James and Nick Cannon in Columbia Pictures motion capture film "Monster House," where she earned the distinction of being the youngest actor ever to be motioned captured. Shortly after, she starred alongside Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase and Kate Mara in Sony Picture's "Zoom." More recently, Newman portrayed 'Claudia Shepard,' daughter of Ian Ziering in "Sharknado 3" and "Sharknado 4" and co-starred in the independent features "Bad Sister," "The Thinning," and "Alexander IRL." Newman is known for her lead role in the Nick at Nite series "See Dad Run" as 'Emily Hobbs,' the teenage daughter of Scott Baio and for the lead role of 'Ginger Falcone' in the Disney XD series "Zeke and Luther." She can also be seen in fan favorites "Hannah Montana," "Good Luck Charlie," "Big Time Rush," and "The Thundermans." Newman won the 2010 Young Artist Award for 'Best Performance in a TV Series by a Leading Actress' edging out four other nominees including Miley Cyrus and Miranda Cosgrove. She has taken an active part in the fashion world several times attending New York Fashion Week for work and press. When she's not filming, Newman enjoys singing, dancing, philanthropy, music, and traveling. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
sharknado 3 movie Watch Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Hollywood Movie in HD [2015] July 22, 2015