|Intro||Actress, singer and model from the United States|
|A.K.A.||Ryry, Ryan Whitney Newman|
|Is||Actor Television actor Singer Model Film actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Fashion Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music|
|Birth||24 April 1998, Manhattan Beach, USA|
Ryan Whitney Newman (born April 24, 1998) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Ginger Falcone in Disney XD's Zeke and Luther, Allison in The Thundermans, Cindy Collins in Zoom and Emily Hobbs in See Dad Run. As a child model, Newman has participated in photo shoots such as Inspire Magazine, Kaiya Eve Photoshoots 2009 and Dream Magazine, as well as modeling for fashion designer Sherri Hill.
Newman was born in Manhattan Beach, California. She went to Pennekamp Elementary school up until the fourth grade. She attended Rancho Pico Junior High School in Stevenson Ranch, California. Newman has described herself as "half Jewish, half Christian... mostly Jewish". At age three, Newman entered the entertainment industry as she began auditioning for print and television commercials. At an early age, Newman appeared in a Kraft Cheese commercial which was aired internationally for more than two years.
Newman made her debut film appearances in the 2006 films Monster House and Zoom. In Zoom, she portrays a young superheroine to which she trained in martial arts to prepare for the role. In television, Newman appeared in several seasons of Disney's hit show Hannah Montana as a young Miley as well as in the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie. Later, she appeared as the antagonist Ginger Falcone in Zeke and Luther. In 2010, Newman won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series by a Leading Actress ahead of Miley Cyrus for Hannah Montana and Miranda Cosgrove for iCarly. Newman not only works in films and television shows, but has also appeared in commercials.
In 2012, Newman was cast as the lead role of Emily Hobbs, on See Dad Run, which premiered on Nick at Nite on October 6, 2012. See Dad Run ran three seasons before ending in 2015. At the end of July 2014 she traveled to Cambodia, supporting Heifer International. In 2015, Newman was cast in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! playing the role of Claudia Shepard, which she took over from Aubrey Peeples, who played the role in Sharknado.
Awards and nominations
|2007||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Age Ten or Younger||Cindy Collins on Zoom||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV series – Recurring Young Actress||Young Miley Stewart on Hannah Montana||Nominated|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress||Ginger Falcone on Zeke and Luther||Won|