Newman was raised in Greenwich Village , New York .  He is the son of actress Antonia Beresford Dauphin and producer Peter Ross Newman.    His maternal grandmother, Ruda Dauphin (née Podemska), was the president of film production company Odeon International.  Despite the hype, MTV’s scripted teenage drama Skins
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