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Alec Newman
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Alec Newman in 2017
Mark Alexander Newman

27 November 1974 (1974-11-27) (age 47)
Alma mater London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Occupation Actor
Years active 1991–present
Heather Stewart (m. 2014)
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Alec Newman (born 27 November 1974) is a Scottish actor, best known for portraying Paul Atreides in the Sci Fi Channel's 2000 mini-series adaptation of Frank Herbert's, Dune.

On 30 May 2011, it was announced that Newman had joined the cast of the BBC One drama series, Waterloo Road, in the role of the new Headteacher Michael Byrne. He completed series 7 and 8 as the character, leaving the show in early 2013, after the school was handed over to the council in a show storyline, leading to Newman's character to step down as Headteacher.

Personal life

In February 2013, Newman became engaged to Heather Stewart. They married in Ayrshire in June 2014.

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