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Theodore Newton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Newton's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the drama "Ace of Aces" (1933) with Richard Dix, "From Headquarters" (1933) and the drama "The Adopted Father" (1933) with George Arliss. He also appeared in "The House on 56th Street" (1933) with Kay Francis, the Lionel Atwill mystery "The Sphinx" (1933) and the drama "The World Changes" (1933) with Paul Muni. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the drama "A Modern Hero" (1934) with Richard Barthelmess, the crime picture "Now I'll Tell" (1934) with Spencer Tracy and "Upperworld" (1934) with Warren William. He also appeared in "What Next, Corporal Hargrove?" (1945) and "Friendly Persuasion" (1956). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Paul Newman biographical drama "Somebody Up There Likes Me" (1956), the adaptation "The Come On" (1956) with Anne Baxter and the William Holden romance "The Proud and the Profane" (1956). He also appeared in "The Story on Page One" (1960) with Rita Hayworth and the Barbara Luna drama "Dime With a Halo" (1963). Newton was most recently credited in the Lea Salonga smash hit animated motion picture "Mulan" (1998). Newton passed away in February 1963 at the age of 59.

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