The Online Network announced that actors Brooke Newton and Jason Pendergraft have joined the cast of the popular serial drama “All My Children,” which made its historic online debut on April 29th. Newton steps into the role of ‘Colby Chandler,” the spoiled entitled daughter of patriarch ‘Adam Chandler.’ Pendergraft checks into Pine Valley Hospital as the handsome ‘Dr. Anders,’ an all-business physician and a brand new character. Newton’s episodes of “All My Children” begin streaming on Thursday, May 16. Fans can check out Pendergraft’s episodes which begin running on Monday, May 27.
Born and raised in Ocala, FL, Newton began appearing in TV commercials when she was just 8 years old. Newton’s television credits include “Gary Unmarried,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Glee,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Mad Men,” “Happy Endings,” and “Suburgatory,” to name a few. Newton has also appeared in numerous motion pictures including “Natale a Miami,” “Real Premonition,” “Sydney White,” “Little Fish, Strange Pond,” and “RoboDoc,” among others. This summer, Newton has several films set to be released including “Jake Squared,” “Hamlet’s Ghost,” “Jet Set,” and “A Leading Man.” Fans can check out Newton in the feature film “Knife Fight,” starring Rob Lowe, which is currently in theaters. From 2004 – 2005, Newton was a cheerleader for the Tampa Bay Bucccaneers.
Pendergraft, who was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, earned a degree in Theater from University of Washington. He moved to New York City where he studied at the William Esper Studio for three years. His television credits include “Law & Order,” “As the World Turns,” “CSI: New York,” “Gossip Girl,” “Army Wives” and “White Collar,” among others. His film credits include “When Will I Be Loved” and “Frat Brothers of the KVL.” When he’s not in front of television cameras, Pendergraft is an accomplished carpenter and cabinetmaker.
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