From Quirky  Sidekick to Leading Lady: The Captivating Evolution of  Becki Newton

By: Priya Patel                       July, 04 2023

Becki Newton is an American actress known for her notable roles in television series.

She was born on July 4, 1978, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

Newton discovered her passion for acting at an early age and pursued it as a career.

She studied European History at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

After completing her education, she moved to New York City to pursue acting professionally.

Newton's breakthrough role came in 2006 as Amanda Tanen in the hit television series  "Ugly Betty"

She had recurring roles in "How I Met Your Mother" and "Love Bites" and appeared in films such as "August Rush" and "The Love Letter.

In 2012, she starred in the comedy series "The Goodwin Games" and made guest appearances on popular shows like "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Gotham."

Newton played a lead role in the comedy series "Divorce," which premiered in 2016 and ran for three seasons.

She is involved in philanthropic work, supporting various charitable organizations and causes.