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John Newland ACTOR


John Newland was born on November 23rd, 1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio who first became involved in the entertainment industry as a singer and dancer.  He was involved in vaudeville and later relocated to New York City to study acting.
Prior to beginning his career in the industry, he served with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II and upon completing his service to his country, he then signed a contract with Warner Brothers.
Some if his early small film roles were on, "Gentleman's Agreement" (1947) and "Nora Prentiss" (1947).  Not being offered much in the way of films, he turned to television and made several small appearances on such shows as, "The Gold Diggers" (1952), "Tales of Tomorrow" (1952-1953), "Studio One in Hollywood" (1950-1951), "Silver Glory" (1951), "The Web" (1950-1953), "Eye Witness" (1953), "Inner Sanctum" (1954) and "Robert Montgomery Presents" (1952-1957). 
After retiring from acting in the 1950's, Newland remained in the industry but not as an actor, instead he began directing television series.  He will always be most remembered for being the host of the 1959 show, "One Step Beyond" and it's syndicated revival, "The Next Step Beyond" (1978).
Other television series he added to his directing credits include, "Dr. Kildare", "Hawaii Five-O", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Thriller", "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", "The Man Who Never Was", "Police Woman", "Sixth Sense", Star Trek", "Naked City" and "Daniel Boone".  
At the age of eighty two, John Newland passed away on January 10th, 2000 in Los Angeles, California after suffering from a stroke. 

Acting Filmography
1978-1979  The Next Step Beyond 

1964   Dr. Kildare 

1961   Thriller 

1956-1960  The Loretta Young Show 

1959   The Detectives 

1958   G.E. True Theater 

1952-1957  Robert Montgomery Presents 

1953-1956  Schlitz Playhouse 

1954   Inner Sanctum

1953   Eye Witness 

1950-1953  The Web 

1949-1953  Kraft Theatre 

1952-1953  Tales of Tomorrow

1952   The Gold Diggers 

1952   Broadway Television Theatre

1950-1952  Lights Out

1951-1952  Lux Video Theatre 

1951-1952  Armstrong Circle Theatre

1950-1952  The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 

1952   Cameo Theatre

1950-1951  Studio One in Hollywood

1951   The Adventures of Ellery Queen

1951   Silver Glory 

1949   One Man's Family 

1950   Danger 

1950   Sure As Fate 

1950   The Clock

1950   The Trap 

1950   The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre 

1948   Let's Live a Little 

1948   Homicide for Three

1948   Sons of Adventure 

1948   The Challenge 

1948   13 Lead Soldiers 

1947   T-Men 

1947   Gentleman's Agreement 

1947   The Adventures of Dusty Bates 

1947   Nora Prentiss

Directing Filmography
1983   Whiz Kids 

1981   Flamingo Road 

1979   The Suicide's Wife

1979   The New Adventures of Wonder Woman 

1978-1979  The Next Step Beyond

1978   Overboard

1978   Fantasy Island

1974-1978  Police Woman

1977   A Sensitive, Passionate Man

1976   Executive Suite

1976   Switch

1975-1976  Matt Helm 

1975   The Family Holvak 

1974-1975  Harry O

1974   The Legend of Hillbilly John 

1973   Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

1971-1973  The Bold Ones: The New Doctors 

1972   The Sixth Sense

1972   Rod Serling's Night Gallery

1972   Crawlspace

1971   The Deadly Hunt

1967-1971  Insight 

1970   The Young Lawyers 

1970   My Lover My Son 

1970   The Name of the Game 

1970   Hawaii Five-O

1969   The Survivors

1967-1969  Daniel Boone

1968   Danger Has Two Faces

1967   Star Trek

1966-1967  The Man Who Never Was 

1965   Peyton Place

1965   The Spy with My Face 

1963-1965  Dr. Kildare

1964   The Rogues 

1964   The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

1964   Low Man on a Totem Pole

1963   The Third Man 

1961-1963  Alcoa Premiere

1963   The Doctors and the Nurses 

1962   The Defenders

1962   The Wide Country

1962   Alfred Hitchcock Presents

1962   Naked City 

1962   Route 66 

1961-1962  Thriller

1962   Bus Stop

1961   Target: The Corruptors

1958-1961  Bachelor Father

1959-1961  Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond 

1961   Checkmate

1958   The Thin Man 

1958   Rendezvous

1958   G.E. True Theater

1957   The Violators 

1957   That Night! 

1955-1957  Robert Montgomery Presents 

1953   The Loretta Young Show 

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