Becki Newton is an American actress best known for her starring role as Amanda Tanen in the comedy-drama television series Ugly Betty, from 2006-2010.
She also had a starring role in the short-lived comedy-drama anthology series Love Bites (2011) and the comedy series The Goodwin Games, in 2013.
A native of Guilford, Connecticut, Becki Newton grew up performing in plays and musical theatre.
After studying abroad in Europe and South America, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in European History. She then moved to New York City, where she hosted a celebrity interview show on TBS entitled Movie Junky.
Newton has guest starred on such series as Charmed, Law & Order: SVU, Cold Case, American Dreams, The Men’s Room and The Commuters.
She can also be seen with Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the feature film August Rush.