Nell Newman

Actor, Organization founder

1959 –

48

Who is Nell Newman?

Elinor Teresa Newman is a former child actress who performed under the name of Nell Potts. She is an environmentalist, biologist, and a prominent supporter of sustainable agriculture, who became an entrepreneur when she founded an organic food and pet food production company, Newman's Own Organics.

Born in New York, New York she is the eldest child of actors Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman. She has two sisters from that marriage and three half-siblings from her father's first marriage, one of whom, Scott, died at the age of twenty-eight of a drug overdose. Newman is a graduate of The Putney School in Putney, Vermont. She attended the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, from which she graduated in 1987.

She has been married to Gary Irving since 2005. They reside in California.

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Born
Apr 8, 1959
New York City
Also known as
  • Nell Potts
  • Elinor Teresa Newman
  • Elinor "Nell" Teresa
  • Elinor "Nell" Newman
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • College of the Atlantic
  • The Putney School
Employment
  • Newman's Own

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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