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|Born||September 27, 1961|
|Parent(s)|| Paul Newman |
|Relatives|| Nell Newman (sister)|
Scott Newman (half-brother)
Melissa Stewart Newman (born September 27, 1961), also known as Lissy Newman, is an American artist, singerand former actress who appeared in the 1990 film Mr. & Mrs. Bridge, and at the 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Melissa Newman was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of American actors Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman, and the sister of Elinor Newman (as a child actress also known as Nell Potts) and Clea (Claire) Newman. She was born on the same day her parents' film Paris Blues was released in the U.S.
She grew up shuttling back and forth with her well-known actor parents between Westport, Connecticut and Hollywood.She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1988.
Newman is married to Raphael "Raphe" Elkind, a middle-school teacher. They reside in Westport, Connecticut, in the 19th-century home previously owned by her parents.They have two sons, Peter and Henry Elkind.
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Two of the daughters of Ms. Woodward and Mr. Newman are also Sarah Lawrence graduates. Melissa Newman graduated in 1988.
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