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Omari Newton stars in "Continuum" on Syfy as Lucas Ingram.

Born in Montreal, Omari Newton is a professional actor, writer, poet, comedian and MC who has worked in television, film, stage and radio. He is known for playing Larry Summers on Spike TV's comedy series "Blue Mountain State." Canadian TV viewers may know him as Remy on the sitcom "Sophie." Other television credits include appearances on FOX's "Fringe" and "Human Target" and ABC's "V."

He is currently a City of Vancouver funded Artist in Residence with Urban Ink., where he is working on the completion of an original Hip Hop theater piece called "Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy Of."

His stage work in Québec has earned him a number of favorable reviews and awards. Some career highlights include a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his work in the Centaur Theatre's production of Joe Penhal's "Blue Orange." The play also went on to win Best English Language Production. He has also appeared as Aaron in Vancouver's "Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival." In addition, he is the winner of Vancouver's 2010 Pan African Poetry Slam, a qualifying event in the Van Slam Poetry season.

Newton is a graduate of Concordia University's Communication Studies and the recipient of a DEC from John Abbott College's Liberal Arts program.


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Height: 5' 10"
Nickname: O
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Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada

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