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Ryan Whitney Newman (born April 24, 1998) is an American actress, singer and model. She portrayed Allison on the Thundermans.


Ryan Newman is known for her roles as Ginger Falcone in Zeke and Luther, Cindy Collins in Zoom, Emily Hobbs in See Dad Run and Allison on the Thundermans. As a child model, Newman has participated in photo shoots such as Inspire Magazine, Kaiya Eve Photoshoots 2009 and Dream Magazine, as well as modeling for fashion designer Sherri Hill. Newman not only works in films and television shows, but has also appeared in commercials.


Newman made her first film appearances at the age of seven in the films Zoom and Monster House. In Zoom, she portrayed a young super hero, which required her to train in martial arts.

On the small screen, Newman appeared in several seasons of Disney's hit show Hannah Montana as a young Miley as well as in the Disney Channel Original Series, Good Luck Charlie. Later, she appeared as the antagonist, Ginger Falcone, in Disney XD's Zeke and Luther.

In 2010, Newman won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series by a Leading Actress, ahead of Miley Cyrus for Hannah Montana and Miranda Cosgrove for iCarly.

In 2012, Newman was cast as the lead role of Emily Hobbs, on See Dad Run, which premiered on Nick at Nite on October 6, 2012. See Dad Run ran three seasons before ending in 2015.[1] Jack Griffo played and recurring character, and her love interest in the series

At the end of July 2014 she traveled to Cambodia, supporting Heifer International.[2]

In 2015, Newman was cast in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! playing the role of Claudia Shepard, which she took over from Aubrey Peeples who played the role in Sharknado.[3] Jack Griffo also appeared in this, playing her love interest and she played Zoey Brady in the thriller movie Bad Sister


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Monster House Eliza Film debut
2006 Zoom Cindy Collins
2008 Lower Learning Carlotta
2012 The Call Becky Short film
2015 SuperNovas Marcie Short film
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Hannah Montana Young Miley Stewart Episode: "I am Hannah, Hear Me Croak"
Episode: "Smells Like Teen Sellout"
2009–12 Zeke & Luther Ginger Falcone Main role (Seasons 1–2); recurring role (Season 3)
2010 Good Luck Charlie Kit Episode: "Kit and Kaboodle"
2012–15 See Dad Run Emily Main role
2013 Big Time Rush Herself Episode: "Big Time Dreams"
2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Claudia Sheperd Syfy television movie

2016 Bad Sister Zoey Brady



Year Song Notes
2010 "If You Wanna Go" Performed at the 2010 Wyland Green Fair in Boca Raton, Florida
"Crush On You"

Music Videos

Song Year Artist Director Reference(s)
"Happy Universal Holidays" 2010 Adam Hicks and Newman
"Summertime" Daniel Curtis Lee and Adam Hicks
"If Earth Could Speak" 2011 Disney XD

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work/Role Result
2007 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film – Age Ten or Younger Zoom
Cindy Collins
2008 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV series – Recurring Young Actress Hannah Montana
Young Miley Stewart
2011 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress Zeke and Luther
Ginger Falcone


  • Ryan was accepted into UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) School of Letters and Science as a Pre Psychology major.


  1. See Dad Run: Nick at Nite Sitcom Cancelled, No Season Four (March 17, 2014). Retrieved on May 23, 2015.
  2. Heifer International Partners in Live Below the Line. Heifer International (April 9, 2014). Retrieved on May 23, 2015.
  3. Roberts, Katie. "Syfy Announces the Full 'Sharknado 3' Cast and Premiere Info", Moviefone, April 23, 2015. Retrieved on May 23, 2015.