Patricia Anne Newton(née McGrath; born 4 February 1945) is an Australian singer, dancer, stage performer and radio and television presenter.
Patti and Lauren Newton (2011)
Patricia Anne McGrath
4 February 1945
Bert Newton (m. 1974)
|Children||Matthew Newton, Lauren Newton|
Prior to her marriage, Newton worked under her birth name of "Patti McGrath", when she appeared on programs such as the Tarax Show and The Graham Kennedy Show. In 1967 she won the Logie Award for Most Popular Female in Victoria. She has appeared in many stage shows, and has made television appearances on Good Morning Australia and the Logie Awards.
Patti Newton has been married to fellow Australian entertainer Bert Newton since 9 November 1974, and often appears with him. Bert Newton sometimes refers to her as "Patricia Anne Therese Bernadette McGrath Newton". She is the mother of Lauren and Matthew Newton.
Her first grandchild was born to daughter Lauren on 19 January 2008. her second grandchild was born in 2019
On 16 May 2008 Newton was robbed at Chadstone Shopping Centre, in suburban Melbourne while she was at a cafe. A bag containing a diary, cash and jewellery inherited from her mother was stolen. Some of the items were recovered days later, and two people were later charged over the theft.
In 2012 Patti Newton was one of the 12 celebrities to take part in Season 2 of The Celebrity Apprentice Australia. She was "fired" after Task 5 which involved the team she was part of (Team Fortune) taking part in a semi-nude publicity-stunt for the We Care charity. Patti effectively chose to leave when she requested to be the one who was fired.
Newton made a guest appearance in Neighbours as Valerie Grundy on 21 December 2018.
|1957||The Tarax Show (TV series)||billed as Patti McGrath|
|1970||Hans Christian Anderson (TV movie)||The Shepherdess|
|1972||The Graham Kennedy Show" (TV series)|
|1989||Sugar and Spice (TV series)||Freddo's Mother|
|2013||The Wiggles: Go Santa Go! (video)||Mrs. Claus|
|2018||Neighbours (TV series)||Valerie Grundy|
|1957||Swallow's Juniors (TV series)||herself as Patti McGrath|
|1966||Bandstand (TV series)||herself as singer (as Patti McGrath)|
|1969-1970||In Melbourne Tonight (IMT)||herself as Patti McGrath|
|1974||Ted Hamilton's Musical World (TV series)||herself|
|1974-5||The Graham Kennedy Show (TV series)||herself|
|1974-75||The Ernie Sigley Show (TV series)||herself|
|1975||Celebrity Squares (TV series)||herself as celebrity contestant|
|1981||The James Pegler Show (TV series)||herself as guest|
|1981||Ford Superquiz (TV series)||herself as host|
|2005||Australia Unites: Reach Out to Asia (TV movie)||herself|
|2004-2005||Good Morning Australia (TV series)||herself/performer|
|2006||Postcards (TV series)||herself as celebrity guest|
|2006||Lou Dobbs Tonight (TV series)||guest|
|2006||20 to 1 (TV series documentary)||herself as commentary|
|2007||The 2007 TV Week Logie Awards (TV special)||herself|
|2006-2007||Berts Family Feud (TV series)||as celebrity model/audience membera|
|2007||Deal or No Deal (TV series)||herself|
|2007||Dancing with the Stars (TV series)||herself as celebrity contestant|
|2009||Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal||appears as herself|
|2010||Spicks and Specks (TV series)||celebrity contestant|
|2010||Talkin' Bout Your Generation (TV series)||guest|
|2012||The Celebrity Apprentice Australia (TV series)||herself team fortune|
- TV Week 1967 Logie Awards Archived 31 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine
- Patti Newton warns others after bag theft – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
- Patti grateful as handbag contents returned – National – theage.com.au
- Kilkelly, Daniel (10 December 2018). "Neighbours shares first look at death storyline as Valerie Grundy is revealed". Digital Spy. Retrieved 21 December 2018.