Edwin Newman

Actor, Writer

Actor, Writer


Edwin Newman was born on January 25, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Edwin Harold Newman. He was an actor and writer, known for The Pelican Brief (1993), Spies Like Us (1985) and My Fellow Americans (1996). He was married to Rigel Grell. He died on August 13, 2010 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
Birth date
1919-01-25
Death date
2010-08-13
Awards
2 wins & 4 nominations.
Height
6' 5" (1.96 m)

Known For


The Pelican Brief
The Pelican Brief
Self (1993)
Spies Like Us
Spies Like Us
Self (1985)
Kids, Drugs, and Alcohol
Kids, Drugs, and Alcohol
Self - Host (1982)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorMurphy Brown
(TV Series) Edwin Newman - The Humboldt Doldt (1995) ... Edwin Newman
1995
ActorAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Narrator - Rediscovering Will Rogers (1994) ... Narrator
1994
ActorWings
(TV Series) Edwin Newman - Ladies Who Lunch (1991) ... Edwin Newman
1991
ActorNewhart
(TV Series) Edwin Newman - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Loudon (1987) ... Edwin Newman
1987
ActorSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) Saturday Night News Anchor - Michael McKean/Chaka Khan/The Folksmen (1984) ... Saturday Night News Anchor (uncredited)
1984
ActorEarthlings
(TV Movie) Newsperson
1984
RoleTitleYear
WriterAn Evening at Tanglewood
(TV Special)
1967
WriterA World's Fair Diary
(TV Special) (additional written material)
1964
RoleTitleYear
SelfKissology: The Ultimate Kiss Collection Vol. 2 1978-1991
(Video documentary) Self
2007
SelfESPN 25: Who's #1?
(TV Series documentary) Self - Best 40-Something Performances (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfTelevision in America: An Autobiography
(TV Series documentary) Self
2002
SelfESPN SportsCentury
(TV Series documentary) Self - Lou Gehrig (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfElvis Meets Nixon
(TV Movie) Self (uncredited)
1997
SelfMy Fellow Americans
Self
1996
SelfThe Factor
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Self
1996
SelfWeekly World News
(TV Series) Self - Host - Catfish (1996) ... Self - Host
1996
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Bebe Neuwirth/Edwin Newman/Princess Tenko (1994) ... Self - Guest
1994
SelfTom Arnold: The Naked Truth 3
(TV Special documentary) Self
1993
SelfThe Pelican Brief
Self
1993
SelfOne Word, Many Texts
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Narrator
1990
SelfSaturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary
(TV Special) Self
1989
SelfThe New Hollywood Squares
(TV Series) Self - Panelist / Self - Center Square - Episode dated 6 February 1989 (1989) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 27 April 1987 (1987) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 24 November 1986 (1986) ... Self - Center Square - Episode dated 6 October 1986 (1986) ... Self - Panelist
1986-1989
SelfThe Pat Sajak Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.7 (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfCivil War: The Fiery Trail
(Video documentary short) Narrator
1988
SelfModern Maturity
(TV Series) Self - commentator - Senator Nancy Kassebaum (1988) ... Self - commentator
1988
SelfMr. Miller Goes to Washington Starring Dennis Miller
(TV Special) Self
1988
SelfTelevision
(TV Series documentary) Narrator - The Race for Television (1988) ... Narrator
1988
SelfThe Golden Girls
(TV Series) Self - Letter to Gorbachev (1987) ... Self (uncredited)
1987
SelfNot Necessarily the News
(TV Series) Self - Not Necessarily the Media (1987) ... Self
1987
SelfSuper Password
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.162 (1987) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.161 (1987) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.160 (1987) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.159 (1987) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode #3.158 (1987) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant
1987
SelfMr. Belvedere
(TV Series) Self - Separation (1987) ... Self
1987
SelfSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) Self / Self - Co-Host / Self - Host / ... - Valerie Bertinelli/Robert Cray Band (1987) ... Self (uncredited) - Billy Crystal/Ed Koch/Edwin Newman/Father Guido Sarducci/Betty Thomas/The Cars (1984) ... Self - Co-Host - Edwin Newman/Kool & The Gang (1984) ... Self - Host / Various
1984-1987
SelfTaking Children Seriously
(TV Movie) Self
1986
SelfOn Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Narrator
1986
SelfNBC 60th Anniversary Celebration
(TV Special documentary) Self
1986
SelfAmerica at Risk: A History of Consumer Protest
(Video documentary) Self - Host
1985
SelfSpies Like Us
Self
1985
SelfLiving in Hope
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Host
1985
Self1984 Presidential Debates
(TV Series) Self - Moderator - Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Self - Moderator
1984
SelfNova
(TV Series documentary) - The National Science Test I (1984)
1984
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.101 (1983) ... Self - Episode dated 2 March 1983 (1983) ... Self - Episode dated 10 November 1982 (1982) ... Self - Episode #1.41 (1982) ... Self
1982-1983
SelfBishops and the Bomb
(TV Movie) Self
1983
SelfLily for President?
(TV Special) Self
1982
SelfLand of Fear, Land of Courage
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1982
SelfKids, Drugs, and Alcohol
(TV Special) Self - Host
1982
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self / Self - Substitute Host / Self - Host / ... - Episode dated 14 January 1982 (1982) ... Self - Episode dated 15 September 1972 (1972) ... Self - Substitute Host - Episode dated 14 September 1972 (1972) ... Self - Substitute Host - Episode dated 13 September 1972 (1972) ... Self - Substitute Host - Episode dated 12 September 1972 (1972) ... Self - Substitute Host Show all 78 episodes
1955-1982
SelfAmbassadors of Hope
(TV Special) Self - Host
1981
SelfThe David Letterman Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 24 October 1980 (1980) ... Self - Episode dated 30 September 1980 (1980) ... Self
1980
SelfNBC Special Treat
(TV Series) Self - Host - Reading, Writing, and Reefer (1979) ... Self - Host
1979
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Newsman - Episode #17.65 (1977) ... Self - Newsman - Episode #16.59 (1976) ... Self - Newsman - Episode #14.35 (1974) ... Self - Newsman
1974-1977
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 26 October 1977 (1977) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 2 June 1977 (1977) ... Self - Guest - Episode #14.94 (1977) ... Self - Guest
1977
SelfThat Was the Year That Was - 1976
(TV Movie) Self
1976
Self1976 Presidential Debates
(TV Series) Self - Moderator - Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Self - Moderator
1976
Self2nd House
(TV Series) Self - A Common Tongue (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfThe Irv Kupcinet Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 11 October 1975 (1975) ... Self - Episode dated 5 October 1975 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfNew York Illustrated
(TV Series documentary) Self - Narrator - Ready, Aim, Fire Island (1975) ... Self - Narrator
1975
SelfDinah!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.100 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfThe Jarvis Collection: Scotland Yard
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Introduction for Video Release
1971
SelfWhat's Happening to America
(TV Series) Self - Host - Episode dated 19 July 1968 (1968) ... Self - Host - Episode dated 12 July 1968 (1968) ... Self - Host
1968
SelfMeet the Press
(TV Series) Self - Moderator / Self - Episode dated 17 December 1967 (1967) ... Self - Episode dated 22 October 1967 (1967) ... Self - Moderator - Episode dated 15 January 1967 (1967) ... Self - Moderator
1967
SelfAn Evening at Tanglewood
(TV Special) Self - Host
1967
SelfExpo Observed
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Host
1967
SelfA World's Fair Diary
(TV Special) Self
1964
SelfThe Kremlin
(TV Movie) Self - Host for Video Release
1963
SelfActuality Specials
(TV Series documentary)
1962
SelfElection Day Coverage: ABC NEWS
(TV Special) Self
1962
SelfVietnam - Last Chance
(TV Special) Self - Correspondent
1962
SelfThe Nation's Future
(TV Series documentary) Self - Moderator - Administration's Domestic Record: Success or Failure (1961) ... Self - Moderator
1961
SelfChet Huntley Reporting
(TV Series) Self - Vidiaped in Paris - Episode dated 25 September 1960 (1960) ... Self - Vidiaped in Paris
1960
SelfEdwin Newman Reporting
(TV Series) Host
1960
SelfWorld Wide '60
(TV Series) Self - Additional Commentary / Self - Germany: 15 Years Later (1960) ... Self - Additional Commentary - The Shape of Things (1960) ... Self
1960
RoleTitleYear
Archive footage1968 - Das Jahr, das Amerika veränderte
(TV Series documentary) Self - NBC News - Part Four: Fall (2018) ... Self - NBC News - Part Three: Summer (2018) ... Self - NBC News
2018
Archive footageThe Seventies
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - NBC News - The State of the Union Is Not Good (2015) ... Self - NBC News - Crimes & Cults (2015) ... Self - NBC News
2015
Archive footageNixon by Nixon: In His Own Words
(Documentary) Self
2014
Archive footageThe Sixties
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - NBC News / Self - CBS News - 1968 (2014) ... Self - CBS News - A Long March to Freedom (2014) ... Self - NBC News - The World on the Brink (2014) ... Self - NBC News
2014
Archive footageThe '80s: The Decade That Made Us
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - The Revolutionaries (2013) ... Self (uncredited)
2013
Archive footageAli-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible
(TV Movie documentary) Self (uncredited)
2000
Archive footageFrom the Earth to the Moon
(TV Mini-Series) Self (newsman) (uncredited)
1998
Archive footageAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) Self - Freedom on My Mind (1996) ... Self
1996
Archive footageDear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
(TV Movie documentary) Self - NBC Newsman
1987
Archive footageEyes on the Prize
(TV Series documentary) Self - Mississippi: Is This America?: 1962-1964 (1987) ... Self
1987