Omari Newton

  • Birth Name: Omari Akil Newton
  • Birth Place: Montreal, Québec, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Poet, Comedian, Rapper
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Fast Facts

  • Parents are from Trinidad & Tobago.
  • Fluent in French and English, and has performed in both languages.
  • Started out at age 19 doing theater in the Montreal area.
  • Received a Best Supporting Actor nomination (Soirée de Masques) for his work in Centaur Theatre's production of Joe Penhal's Blue/Orange in Montreal.
  • Landed first TV-series role as Dalton in Vampire High.
  • Was the winner of Vancouver's 2010 Pan African poetry slam.
  • Created an original hip-hop theater piece titled Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy of, which was the first play he wrote.


  • Aisha Newton — Sister
  • Akilah Newton — Sister


  • John Abbott College, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec, Canada (DEC in Liberal Arts); Concordia University, Montreal, Québec, Canada (BA in Communication Studies, 2003)

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