Is Robert Newman leaving Y&R? How old is Ashland Locke in real life?
Robert Newman returned to TV as Ashland Locke on The Young and the Restless in February 2022 and fans have been excited to see him on the show. Do you want to know more about the new addition to the cast of Y&R? We’re here to tell you everything about Robert Newman. Read on for Robert Newman’s bio and wiki! Also find out how old is Ashland Locke in real life.
Robert Newman’s Bio
Robert Newman was born in Los Angeles, California on June 27, 1958. He went to Birmingham High School and got a Bachelor of Arts degree from the California State University at Northridge. Robert received acting training from the American Conservatory Theater and also the Lee Strasberg Institute.
Robert has been active as an actor since 1981. Primarily known for his roles on popular TV shows, he is also a stage actor, appearing in multiple off-broadway shows and has many regional credits to his name.
Did you know that Robert has been with his wife for 36 years?
Robert Newman’s Wife And Children
Robert married his wife Britt Helfer on 27 September, 1987. Britt is also an actress best known for the movie Raw Force. Together, Robert and Britt have two children. Their son’s name is Connor and their daughter’s name is Kendal.
Now, let’s talk about Robert’s character on The Young and the Restless.
What Happened To Ashland Locke On The Young And The Restless?
On June 25, Monday’s episode of The Young and the Restless, Ashland Locke and his ex-wife Victoria decided to have a late night meet-up. During the meeting, Victoria told Ashland that no one will ever love him. Ashland got mad and tried to physically hurt Victoria. Nick Newman tried to come to her rescue but got stuck outside the house.
In an effort to protect herself from an angry Ashland, Victoria grabbed a fire poker. Before she could use it, Nick managed to enter the house and punch Ashland. Ashland fell headfirst into the fireplace. Victoria and Nick came to the conclusion that Ashland died because of the injury.
So, does this mean Robert Newman is leaving the show?
Is Ashland Locke Leaving The Young And The Restless?
Ashland Locke first made an appearance on The Young and the Restless in 2021. He was then portrayed by Richard Burgi. Robert Newman started portraying the character on February 9, 2022, with his casting previously announced on January 11, 2022.
Ashland Locke is currently presumed to be dead, and we do not know if he’s leaving the show. Robert Newman and the show have yet to announce anything officially, and the fans are left to wonder when Robert Newman will return to the show as Ashland Locke.
How Old Is Ashland Locke In Real Life?
Robert Newman, who portrayed Ashland Locke on The Young and the Restless, is 64 years old. Richard Burgi, who previously played the role, is 63 years old.
Is Robert Newman related to Paul Newman?
Yes, they do share the same surname and both of them have acting credits to their names. But TV actor Robert Newman is not related to Paul Newman.
Do you know who Robert Newman was on Guiding Light?
Robert Newman’s Role On Guiding Light
Robert Newman is best known for playing Josh Lewis on Guiding Light. He played the role from 1981 to 1984 and again from 1986 to 1991. His final run on the show started from 1993 and he stayed with the show until the series finale in September of 2009.
On Guiding Light, Robert Newman’s character Josh was a part of a supercouple with Reva Shayne. Reva Shayne was played by Kim Zimmer. Josh and Reva became the lead couple on the show and their characters were featured in the final scene of Guiding Light. They said the final dialogues of the show to each other.