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Paula Newsome

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Paula Newsome is an American actress best known for her role as Claire Washburn, a medical examiner for the San Francisco Police Department, in the television drama series Women's Murder Club, from 2007-2008.

She starred opposite Greg Kinnear in the 2006 comedy film Little Miss Sunshine as Linda the Bereavement Liason, in Mike Binder's Reign Over Me with Don Cheadle and Adam Sandler, and in Things We Lost in the Fire (2007), with Halle Berry and Benicio del Toro.

Newsome's additional feature film credits include Guess Who, Straight Talk and Meet The Applegates.

She has played recurring roles on such series as Heroes, Killer Instinct, NYPD Blue, The Guardian, The Lyon's Den and in a three episode arc as the ill-fated Helen Chanley on City Of Angels, starring Blair Underwood.

Her first role in television was as a series regular on NBC's Conrad Bloom. Since then she has guest starred on numerous television series including Criminal Minds, Night Stalker, Yes, Dear, Friends, CSI, Strong Medicine, Judging Amy, Any Day Now, ER, Dharma & Greg, Ally McBeal and Chicago Hope.

Newsome is an award-winning actress and singer who appeared on Broadway as Carrie in Lincoln Center's Tony Award winning revival of Carousel. She has also won numerous awards for her role as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.


Television Roles

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Character

Atlanta Weaver

Phyllis Butters

Kelly Bissette

Debbie Parker

Principal Shore

Detective Shea Clavin

Evelyn

Wanda Williams

Rehab Receptionist Margaret

Stewardess

Mrs. Sturgeon

Dr. Witherson

Joyce Robinson

Ms. Pitt

Carol Mallon

Jackie Vance

Jackie Vance

Jackie Vance

Jackie Vance

Dr. Lawrence

Tammy Carlyle

Tammy Carlyle

Dr. Robertson

Coach Fulton

Tracy

Tracy

Lucille Jackson

James Mooney's Sister

Principal Slater

Dentist

Claire Washburn

Donna

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