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Christopher Newman (II)


Christopher Newman was born on April 25, 1955 in Tripoli, Lebanon. He is an assistant director and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Game of Thrones (2011) and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). See full bio »

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Known For

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1983)
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Producer
(2011-2017)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1999)
Love Actually
Love Actually Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2011 Your Highness (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2010 The Lost Future (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2009 Dorian Gray (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2009 Journey to Mecca (first assistant director)
 2008 Easy Virtue (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2008 Bones (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Yanks in the U.K.: Parts 1 and 2 (2008) ... (first assistant director: UK - as Chris Newman)
 2008 Mamma Mia! (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (first assistant director: second unit, Morocco - as Chris Newman)
 2007 Primo (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2006 Eragon (first assistant director)
 2005 Rome (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Utica (2005) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2005 Goal! The Dream Begins (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2005 Match Point (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2005 Sahara (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2004 EuroTrip (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2003 Love Actually (first assistant director)
 2003 Shanghai Knights (first assistant director: United Kingdom - as Chris Newman)
 2002 The Gathering (first assistant director)
 2002 About a Boy (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
  Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes, 2001) (series assistant director - 1 episode, 2001)
- Points (2001) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- The Breaking Point (2001) ... (first assistant director)
- Replacements (2001) ... (first assistant director)
- Carentan (2001) ... (series assistant director)
- Currahee (2001) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2001 Birthday Girl (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 2000 The Man Who Cried (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1999 Sleepy Hollow (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1999 Notting Hill (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1998 Mysteries of Egypt (Documentary) (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1998 Performance (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- King Lear (1998) ... (first assistant director)
 1997 The Winter Guest (assistant director)
 1997 The Butcher Boy (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1997 The Saint (first assistant director: Russia - as Chris Newman)
 1996 Surviving Picasso (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1995 Sense and Sensibility (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1995 Judge Dredd (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (assistant director)
 1994 Requiem Apache (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1994 A Business Affair (first assistant director)
 1993 The Remains of the Day (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1993 Much Ado About Nothing (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1993 Heidi (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1992 Peter's Friends (first assistant director)
 1992 Wild West (first assistant director)
 1992 Orlando (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1992 As in Heaven (first assistant director)
 1992 Howards End (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
  G.B.H. (TV Mini-Series) (assistant director - 5 episodes, 1991) (first assistant director - 2 episodes, 1991)
- Over and Out (1991) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- Message Understood (1991) ... (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- Message Received (1991) ... (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- Message Sent (1991) ... (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- Send a Message to Michael (1991) ... (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1990 Killing Dad or How to Love Your Mother (first assistant director)
 1990 The Witches (assistant director: second unit - as Chris Newman)
 1990 Shooting Stars (first assistant director)
 1989 Work Experience (Short) (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1989 The Fifteen Streets (TV Movie) (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1989 Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (TV Movie) (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1989 Return from the River Kwai (first assistant director - uncredited)
 1988-1989 Nonni und Manni (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (first assistant director)
 1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Service of All the Dead (1987) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
- The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn (1987) ... (first assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1985 Eleni (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1985 Brazil (additional assistant director)
 1984 Winter Flight (first assistant director)
 1984 Supergirl (second assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1984 Finders Keepers (first assistant director)
 1983 Never Say Never Again (assistant director: second unit - uncredited) / (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1983 Superman III (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (second assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1982 The Dark Crystal (second assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1982 The Island of Adventure (second assistant director)
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (second assistant director)
 1981 The Final Conflict (second assistant director)
 1980 Superman II (assistant director - as Chris Newman)
 1980 Nijinsky (third assistant director - dance sequences only)
 1979 Minder (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series) (third assistant director)
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie) (third assistant director)
 1978 Out (TV Series) (third assistant director)
 1978 Sweeney 2 (third assistant director)
 1977 The Squeeze (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1975 Space: 1999 (TV Series) (third assistant director)
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series) (third assistant director)
 1972 Van der Valk (TV Series) (third assistant director)
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