Paula Newsome

Paula Newsome is a popular actress who was born on October 7, 1971, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Paula is most recognized for her role as ‘Maxine Roby’ on the television series ‘CSI: Vegas’.

She appeared in TV shows such as ‘Barry’ (2018), ‘Chicago Med’ (2019), and ‘The Twilight Zone’ (2020). She has acted in movies such as ‘Things We Lost In The Fire’ (2007), ‘Black Or White’ (2014), and ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ (2021).

Early Life and Education

Paula was raised in Chicago and discovered community theatre, which she fell in love with as a child and dreamed of one day becoming an actress.

She attended Morgan Park Academy (MPA), which has a long history dating back to 1873. It is well-known for its connections to the University of Chicago, where many of its students have gone on to study.

Paula Newsome

However, Paula chose a different path since she wanted to study subjects connected to her dream of working in theatre. After graduating, she enrolled in Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts program.

The private university is mostly based in Missouri, although it also has branches throughout the country. They have approximately 22,000 students from across the country enrolled in arts and business programs. After finishing her degree, she relocated to New York City, which is recognized for its theatre scene, particularly on Broadway.

Personal Details

  • Full name: Paula Newsome
  • Nickname: Paula
  • Date of birth: 1971
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Profession: Actress
  • Instagram: @therealpaulanewsome

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5 feet 06 inches
  • Weight: 60 kg
  • Body Measurement: 34-26-34 inches
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)

Paula Newsome Age

Paula Newsome is 53 years old. She was born on October 7, 1971. Despite being in her fifties, she has achieved significant success in her work.

Paula Newsome


Newsome spent the next few years playing primarily supporting roles in various Broadway productions.

This earned her notice in the entertainment world, and she made her feature film debut in 1992’s “Straight Talk,” co-starring with Dolly Parton.


After that, she began taking on additional television assignments, primarily as a guest on popular shows such as “Chicago Hope,” “Ally McBeal,” “ER,” and “Heroes.” She also worked on “Dharma & Greg,” which is about a married couple who got married on their first date despite not being a suitable match.

She also played several regular or leading parts on television. She co-starred with Lauren Graham in the sitcom “Conrad Bloom,” which was produced by the same people who worked on “Caroline in the City.” The show aired for only 15 episodes before being canceled.

She then co-starred with Rob Lowe in the NBC sitcom “The Lyon’s Den”. The show’s main character, Rob, is a new member of a long-standing law practice with some dark secrets. However, the tale never proceeded, and after 13 episodes, it was discontinued due to low viewership.

Paula Newsome Movies and TV Shows

TV Series List

  • Dharma and Greg (2000), ER, and City of Angels were both released in 2000.
  • First Years (2001), Judging Amy (2001)
  • The Guardian (2002).
  • The Lyons’ Den (2003), NYPD Blue (2003).
  • Friends (2004), Yes, Dear (2005), Killer Instinct (2005), Nightstalker (2005) & Criminal Minds (2005).
  • Heroes (2007), Women’s Murder Club (2007)
  • The New Adventures of Old Christine (2009), Bones (2009) & NCIS (2009)
  • Flash Forward (2010), Drop Dead Diva (2010) & Parenthood (2010)
  • Grey’s Anatomy (2011), Pretty Little Liars (2011) & Suits (2011)
  • 1600 Penn (2012), Suburgatory (2012)
  • Cougar Town (2015), Backstrom (2015) & Castle (2015)
  • How to Get Away with Murder (2016), Code Black (2016) & No Tomorrow (2016)
  • Transparent (2017), Doubt (2017)
  • Barry (2018)
  • Boomerang (2019), Chicago Medicine (2019)
  • The Unicorn (2020)
  • The Twilight Zone (2019
  • CSI Vegas (2021)

Movies List

  • Straight Talk (1992)
  • Guess Who (2005)
  • Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  • Reign over Me (2007)
  • Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)
  • Black or White (2014)
  • Spiderman: No Way Home (2021)

Paula Newsome

Personal Life

Newsome is supposedly married, but she hasn’t revealed much about her boyfriend other than a few images. They do not have children and are instead close to their nieces and nephews.

She admitted that she was frequently confused for former talk show host and businesswoman Oprah Winfrey due to their similar appearances. She is also an art enthusiast, frequently collecting paintings and attending numerous events. She has a tight relationship with various actors she has worked with, as seen by her social media pages.

Net Worth

Paula Newsome’s net worth is believed to be at $4 million. She amassed a fortune through her successful performing career.

She has been accepting theater, television, and film assignments since 1991 and has no plans to stop anytime soon.

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