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      Tawny Newsome

      Tawny Newsome

      Highest Rated: 91% Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery (2022)

      Lowest Rated: 69% How It Ends (2021)

      Birthday: Feb 24, 1983

      Birthplace: Vacaville, California, USA

      American comedian and sketch comedy performer Tawny Newsome is best known for her appearances on the comedy shows "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$" (Seeso, 2016- ) and "The Comedy Get Down" (BET, 2017- ). As a a young girl, Newsome always knew she wanted to be an actress and entered the drama program at DePaul University in Chicago to study the craft. Since she was attending school in the heart of Chicago, Newsome was fortunate enough to be a short distance from Second City - the hub for improvisational comedy training in the United States. Newsome began taking improvisational comedy classes at Second City, and before long was appearing in various showcases on the mainstage. Her comedic chops, mixed with her talent for acting, soon got the attention of local casting agents, who encouraged Newsome to audition for film and TV shows. Newsome did and beginning in 2013 she began making guest spots on shows like "Chicago Fire" (NBC, 2012- ) and "Sirens" (USA, 2014-15), as well as in films like "Uncle John" (2015). Newsome's screen acting career was steadily on the rise when in 2016 she nabbed her breakout role as a castmember on the streaming comedy series "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$." That show premiered on the streaming comedy network Seeso in 2016. Then in 2017 Newsome joined the cast of the new BET comedy series "The Comedy Get Down." That series, which also starred comedy icons Cedric the Entertainer and D.L. Hughley, premiered on the network in mid-2017.

      Highest rated movies

      Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery How It Ends

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Power Dynamics Amala (Character) - 2023
      91% 85% Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery Unknown (Character) - 2022
      69% 73% How It Ends Celine (Character) $11.9K 2021
      77% 92% Spies in Disguise Agency Employee #1 (Voice) $66.7M 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet It's All Good Angela West (Character) - 2016

      TV

      Credit
      92% 73% Star Trek: Lower Decks Ensign Beckett Mariner (Voice) 2020-2023
      57% 77% Space Force Angela Ali (Character) 2020 2022
      57% 80% True Story Billie (Character) 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2021
      67% 44% The Twilight Zone Unknown (Guest Star) 2020
      93% 81% Superstore Isabel (Guest Star) 2020
      62% 77% Perfect Harmony Georgia (Guest Star) 2019
      100% No Score Yet Sherman's Showcase Unknown (Guest Star) 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Chelsea Leight-Leigh (Character) 2016-2017 2019
      98% 84% Brockmire Gabby Taylor (Character) 2019
      87% 92% The Carmichael Show Jessica (Guest Star) 2017
      No Score Yet 88% At Midnight With Chris Hardwick Guest 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Nobodies Grace (Guest Star) 2017
      No Score Yet 92% Comedy Bang! Bang! Guest 2016
      No Score Yet 62% 2 Broke Girls Chrissy (Guest Star) 2016
      No Score Yet 89% Chicago Fire Jen (Guest Star) 2013