Notable Newtonians: Celebrities from Newton
Celebs from other towns
Novak, son of writer William Novak, is also a writer and executive producer of NBC-TV's "The Office" and plays the character Ryan Howard. He also appeared in a Quentin Tarantino film, "Inglourious Basterds." The Newton South High School graduate attended Harvard University.
He visited his high school recently (at his mother's insistence) to speak. Novak was the editor-in-chief of The Roar, Newton South's student newspaper, from 1997-1998.
He admitted to being behind the notorious Museum of Fine Arts audio tour prank when he was a Senior.