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Senior Lifeguard Michael "Newmie" Newman is a character in Baywatch.

Physical Appearance[]

Tall, muscular and bodes a moustache. He's physically fit, and about the same height as Mitch Buchannon.


Newmie is the strong longest serving member of the lifeguard team who is always quick to spring into action when someone's life is hanging in the balance. He's very laid back, and is somewhat of a ladies man. He and Mitch often double date or compete for women.


Season 1[]

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Season 7[]

Newman is promoted to a series regular for the first time. He appears in the opening credits He spends most of the season as a veteran life guard, often working with with Mitch Buchanan as well as being best friends with Cody Madison.

Season 8[]

Season 9[]

Baywatch Hawaii[]

Season 1[]

Newmie appeared to help Mitch and Sean with their new recruits in Hawaii.


  • Michael Newman's portrayal was based on his real life work as a lifeguard.
  • Apart from Mitch, Newmie is the only other character to appear in every season of the first official series of Baywatch.
Baywatch Lifeguards
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Mitch BuchannonAl GibsonCraig PomeroyJill RileyEddie KramerShauni McClainNewmie NewmanTrevor ColeJohn D. CortJim BarnettDon ThorpeBen EdwardsDevon ConnorHarvey MillerMeganBrookeC.J. ParkerStephanie HoldenMatt BrodySummer QuinnCaroline HoldenKellyLogan FowlerTracy DodsworthKatherine FlemingAndy JamisonNeely CapshawCody MadisonJennyCrushSharonSandyDonna MarcoJulieJordan TateSam ThomasSusanHobie BuchannonManny GutierrezLani McKenzieApril GiminskiSky BergmanKimmTaylor WalshJ.D. DariusSheryl WhalenBridgetAlex RykerTinaJessie OwensEmilyKristiLeigh Dyer

Baywatch Hawaii Lifeguards
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Mitch BuchannonNewmie NewmanJ.D. DariusJessie OwensSean MonroeAllie ReeseKekoa TanakaJason IoaneDawn MastertonMiko MatsumotoLeigh DyerZack McEwanCarrie SharpKatie Wright