Actor Daniel Newman – The Walking Dead
Newman grew up in a small farm town in Georgia, then moved to Brooklyn to pursue music. He studied at Yale University through a special honours program, before moving back to New York City to continue a music career. He struggled as a musician for a short time, before meeting photographer Bruce Weber. He began modelling, appearing worldwide on magazine covers and various other advertising. He modelled for Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Tommy Hilfiger. He also appeared on the cover of the fashion photographer Thomas Knights organised ‘Red Hot Exposed 2016/2017’ calendar,and redheaded art campaign.
He was cast for guest spots on American television shows such as 7th Heaven (1997), One Tree Hill (2006), Heroes (2009), and The Vampire Diaries (2012). He appeared briefly as one of Bane’s thugs in the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises. In 2017 he joined the cast of The Walking Dead as a recurring character named Daniel.
In March 2017, Newman came out as bisexual, and has made appearances in support of GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign.