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Born: January 22, 1977 (age 44 years), Melbourne, Australia
Spouse: Catherine Schneiderman
Siblings: Lauren Newton
Parents: Bert Newton, Patti Newton
Full NameMatthew Newton
Other NamesMatthew Joseph Newton
OccupationActor, Writer, Screenwriter
Date of Birth22 January 1977
Birth PlaceMelbourne, Australia
Spouse (Wife)Catherine Schneiderman
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Matthew Joseph Newton is an Australian actor, writer, and director, and son of TV personalities Bert and Patti Newton.
His acting career was interrupted by treatment in a psychiatric unit for bipolar disorder after several incidents of domestic violence and assault, which were widely reported in the Australian media.
Newton has relocated to New York City, where he is now based, and has resumed his directing and acting career.
Matthew Newton is an actor and director originally from Australia. He is particularly famous for being a starkid. He is the son of famous Australian television and media personalities Bert Newton and Patti Newton.
Matthew was trending in the media after he was sent to a psychiatric unit following bipolar disorder.
Recently Matthew was in the media spotlight after he was unable to attend his father’s funeral as he was in New York. His father Bert Newton passed away on the 30th of October 2021.
The actor was born on the 22nd of January in the year 1977. He is currently 44 years of age as of 2021. Based on his date of birth, it can be guessed easily that his zodiac sign or birth sign is Aquarius. Matthew Newton was born in Melbourne, Victoria in Australia.
Born and raised in Australia, he is an Australian citizen by birth and holds Australian nationality. He belongs to the White ethnicity. He is often referred to as a child actor too because he started appearing on television as early as 1988.
At the time he was 11 years of age. It was primarily possible because of his parents who were well established and settled in the Australian entertainment industry.
Talking about his educational background, Newton attended Xavier College and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), where he graduated with a degree in Acting in 1998.
Having a degree in acting he chose the obvious career and tried his hand in the film and showbiz industry.
In the 1990s Matthew Newton was appearing in child television series like Sugar and Spice, Late for School, and Looking for Alibrandi. He came into prominence after he played the role of a vampire named Armand in the 2002 horror movies Queen of the Damned.
In 2005, he appeared in the Australian medical drama named The Surgeon. Some of his other popular works are ‘Thank God You Are Here’, Stupid, and Underbelly.
Apart from his acting career, Matthew was active in his radio career as well. Newton had recently been signed to co-host The Matt and Boothy Show with comedian Akmal Saleh in the prime time drive shift on Fridays.
It has been revealed recently that Matthew is a married man. He is married to Catherine Schneiderman. The news was announced at his father’s funeral when he failed to attend the ceremony.
As mentioned earlier, Matthew Newton is the son of television personalities Bert and Patti Newton, brother of Lauren Newton, and brother-in-law of gold-medal swimmer Matt Welsh. He stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
In 2006, Matthew Newton appeared on the New Year’s Eve 2006 episode of The Big Night In with John Foreman on Network Ten in which he engaged in simulated sex acts and other suggestive activity as well as bad language.