Fred Newman

Lowest Rated: 26% Doug's 1st Movie (1999)
Birthday: May 6, 1952
Birthplace: LaGrange, Georgia
Frederick R. "Fred" Newman (born May 6, 1952) is an American actor, voice actor, composer, and sound effects artist, as well as a former talk show host. Newman was born in LaGrange, Georgia. He is a 1974 graduate of the University of Georgia, and is member of the Delta Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. An alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Newman's first job in New York City was at Newsweek. After doing stand-up comedy, Newman soon capitalized on his unique vocalizations, writing the book MouthSounds (first published in 1980; recently updated with a DVD). As a regular on the radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion, his vocal sound effects and acting can be heard on all the away shows from the APHC home base in St. Paul.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Duke 2000: Whatever it Takes Actor 2004
26% Doug's 1st Movie Skeeter/Mr. Dink/Porkchop/Ned 1999
No Score Yet Me and Him Priest 1988
97% Who Framed Roger Rabbit Stupid 1988
63% Bright Lights, Big City Actor 1988
No Score Yet O.C. and Stiggs Bongo Voice 1987
42% Harry and the Hendersons Vocal Effects 1987
No Score Yet Munchies Munchie (voice) 1987
No Score Yet Show Off!: A Kid's Guide to Being Cool Actor 1987
84% Gremlins Special Vocal Effects 1984
No Score Yet Le Malizie di Venere (Venus in Furs) (Devil in the Flesh) Gardener 1969

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011-2018
Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
Appearing
  • 2009
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Appearing
  • 2006
No Score Yet Doug
1991-1999
Voice
  • 1997
  • 1993
  • 1992

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