Vivacious and ultra hot, Becki Newton
gives nasty girls a good name. As the vixen in the comedy series Ugly Betty
, she certainly strikes out as she transforms insults into an art from. Moreover, her inclusion in the show definitely gives her the most attention-grabbing exposure in her career.
Born on July 4, 1978 in New Haven, Connecticut, Becki Newton studied at the University of Pennsylvania where she acquired a degree in European History. She started performing in musicals and plays at local theaters. Eventually, she appeared on television commercials and was featured as a writer and host for a celebrity interview show called Movie Junky
. Moreover, she also landed roles in movies like August Rush
and The Guiding Light
, and guest starred on television series such as American Dreams
, Cold Case
and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Playing Amanda in the popular series Ugly Betty
allows Becki to incorporate chic and sophistication in her character. As the attractive receptionist at MODE, she embodies the struggling and attempting to be "perfect woman" with a huge baggage of insecurities which further adds color to the show.