John Haymes Newton is best known for his role as Superboy in the 1st and 2nd season of the Superboy TV series. He will be at this year's annual Superman Celebration June 7th-10th to sign autographs, take pictures, and do a live Q&A...and hopefully visit us at the Super Museum! Mark your calendar for june for your chance to meet SUUUUPPPPERBOY!
Newton portrayed Superboy/Clark Kent in 1989 during the first season of "The Adventures of Superboy" before being replaced by actor Gerard Christopher for the remainder of the hit television series.
Mr. Newton was born December 29, 1965 in Chapel Hill, NC. After an impressive stage debut as the male lead in the Robert Allan Ackerman directed "OUR TOWN" for which he received rave reviews, John moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
John soon gained the starring role of "Tony Pagano" on "THE UNTOUCHABLES." His other television credits include recurring roles on "WALKER, TEXAS RANGER" opposite Chuck Norris, "MODEL'S INC.", and "MELROSE PLACE" as Ryan McBride. Besides television, he has film credits which include a featured role opposite Ethan Hawke in "ALIVE" directed by Frank Marshall and lead roles in "COOL AS ICE" and "DESERT KICKBOXER". Recent film performances include starring roles in "GOODBYE AMERICA" co-starring James Brolin and "DARK TIDES."
In 2011, Newton and his wife Jennifer lent their voices as Clark Kent/Superman and Lois Lane, respectively, in the animated fan film "Superman Classic" by veteran animator Robb Pratt. This was followed by additional voice acting roles if "Bizarro Classic" in 2012 and "Flash Gordon Classic" in 2015.
For more information on the Superman Celebration, please visit the official website at SupermanCelebration.net.