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Nell Newman

Personal information
Birth nameElinor Teresa Newman
Birth dateApril 8, 1959(age 57)
Place of birthNew York, New York
Other namesNell Potts
OccupationActress, biologist, philanthropist, entrepreneur

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Elinor Teresa Newman (born April 8, 1959) is a former child actress who performed under the name of Nell Potts. She is an environmentalist, biologist, and a prominent supporter of sustainable agriculture, who became an entrepreneur when she founded an organic food and pet food production company, Newman's Own Organics.

Born in New York, New York she was the first child of actors Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman. She has two sisters from that marriage and three half-siblings from her father's first marriage, one of whom, Scott, died at the age of twenty-eight. Newman is a graduate of The Putney School in Putney, Vermont. She attended the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, from which she graduated in 1987.

She has been married to a Welshman, Gary Irving, since 2005. They reside in California.

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