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George Newbern Biography

Birth Place:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Actor, voice overs

Fast Facts

  • Started acting as a child in Little Rock community theater shows; at age 14, he was awarded a scholarship to the Minneapolis Children's Theater
  • While still in his junior year at Northwestern, he was flown out to LA to audition for Marty McFly in Back to the Future
  • In 1988, spoke to Christopher Reeve about the pressures of being Superman; fifteen years later, Newbern became the voice of Superman in several Justice League animated movies, shows, and videogames
  • Was cast as a hitman on Scandal because the show's producer was a Father of the Bride fan, and thought it was perfect against-type casting


  • Emma Newbern -- Daughter
  • Mae Newbern -- Daughter
  • Ben Newbern -- Son
  • Marietta De Prima -- Wife