Joseph Newman
Date of Birth
Aug 07, 1909

Biography

American director Joseph Newman started in the film industry as an office boy at MGM when he was only 16. He went on to work as a script clerk, assistant director, and director of short films. By the early '40s, Newman had become a competent, consistent director of routine action films. During WWII, he made films for the Signal Corps and rose to become a major. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi