Life and career
Born in Vancouver on July 22, 2001, Alisha Newton began appearing in numerous commercials from the age of four. It was not until four years later, when she began auditioning for film and television roles, that she discovered a true passion for acting.
Despite her age, Newton possesses a unique blend of confidence and intuition and has been described as having an "old and likeable soul". She is well respected for her natural delivery and for her believable and dynamic emotional performances as a small child.
Newton played Young Annabeth Chase in the post 2013 release, Twentieth Century Fox's Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.
Since 2013, Newton has played the series regular role of Georgina on the CBC drama series Heartland. She portrays a fiery, tough, smart-mouthed troublemaker.
In 2014, Newton played a role as an extra in the 2014 film The Tree That Saved Christmas.