Nanette Newman
Name: Nanette Newman
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Height: 165 cm (5' 5'')
Birth Day: May 29, 1934
Age: 86
Birth Place:  Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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Nanette Newman

Nanette Newman was born on May 29, 1934 in  Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom (86 years old). Nanette Newman is an Actor, zodiac sign: Gemini. Nationality: United Kingdom. Approx. Net Worth: $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.).

Net Worth 2020

$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)
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Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Emma Forbes Emma Forbes $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) N/A 55 TV Show Host


Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
165 cm (5' 5'') N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


Biography Timeline


Newman made her first screen appearance at age 11 in the 1945 short Here We Come Gathering: A Story of the Kentish Orchards. She appears in 1962 in the TV series Sir Francis Drake as Yana, a South American tribal native whose tribe is enslaved by the Spanish.


Newman met actor-writer-director Bryan Forbes in February 1954 on location at Marylebone railway shunting yards, while Forbes was co-starring in the film Wheel of Fate. Newman, then still at RADA, had been sent along for a job:


Newman married actor-writer-director Bryan Forbes in 1955. She acted with Forbes in The League of Gentlemen (1960), which Forbes also scripted, and went on to appear in most of the feature films that Forbes directed, including The L-Shaped Room (1962), Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964), The Wrong Box (1966), The Whisperers (1967), Deadfall (1968), The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969), The Raging Moon (1971), The Stepford Wives (1975) and International Velvet (1978).

Newman and Forbes married on 27 August 1955, and had two daughters, Emma Forbes and Sarah Standing. They were married for 57 years, until Forbes' death in 2013. In her first interview after Forbes' death, Newman explained that one of the reasons they were able to keep their marriage together was Forbes' rule that he always took his family with him if he was working overseas for any period longer than two weeks.


Newman is from a variety background, acting on stage and also appearing in television advertisements, including for Fairy Liquid. She was also a popular regular panellist on a revival of the BBC panel game show What's My Line? (1973–74). She also starred in the ITV sitcom Let There Be Love which ran for two seasons, in 1982 and 1983.


In his 1983 book Adventures in the Screen Trade, scriptwriter William Goldman was critical of the fact that Forbes cast his wife (then in her early forties) as Carol, one of the robotic spouses in The Stepford Wives, and revealed that it led to a major rift between them. In Goldman's original script (of which, he claimed, about 75% was re-written by Forbes), the android replacement wives were meant to be like (Playboy) "Playmates come to life", the acme of youth and beauty, dressed in skimpy tennis shorts and T-shirts. Although Goldman conceded that Newman was both a good actress and attractive, she clearly did not fit his conception of the part ("a sex bomb she isn't"), and he objected to Forbes' decision to change the appearance of the 'wives' (making them older, more demure and much more conservatively dressed), expressing the view that Newman's casting "destroyed the reality of a story that was only precariously real to begin with". Goldman also recounted his misgivings about casting an Englishwoman to play an American – although, in the event, Newman delivered a perfect accent, and few viewers would have realised she was not American.

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Currently, Nanette Newman is 87 years, 1 months and 25 days old. Nanette Newman will celebrate 88th birthday on a Sunday 29th of May 2022.

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