Photos with Rona Newton-John
BiographyCambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Rona Newton-John is an Australian actress who was born in Cambridge, England. She was a model in her early years and had many small acting roles - notably on The Benny Hill Show (1969), the British television series UFO (1969) and the film "The Same Skin" (UK) (also known as Brotherly Love (1970)). She comes from an accomplished family: her older brother is Hugh - a doctor and her younger sister is Olivia Newton-John - the famed British-born Australian singer and actress. Rona and her siblings' grandfather was German physicist, Max Born - a Nobel prize-winner. Read more... a writer, photographer and environmentalist and their father was Brinley Newton-John - a Professor (Cambridge's King College) and a Dean gifted with an operatic voice. Rona had recorded a song called "Just Us Two" with her sister Olivia in 1972 and was a guest on The Mike Douglas Show (1961) (USA) in 1979. The cooking segment of the show also featured Rona and Olivia preparing their English soup recipe. Rona also enjoys writing.