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Thandie Newton


Thandie Newton was born in London. Thandie is mixed race, the daughter of a black Rhodesian (now Zimbabwean) mother from the Shona tribe and a white British father. She lived in Zambia until political unrest caused her family to move back to the UK. She then lived in Cornwall in the southwest of Britain until the age of 11. At that time she ... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011/I Retreat
Kate
 2010 Huge
Kris
 2009/I 2012
Laura Wilson
 2003-2009 ER (TV Series)
Makemba 'Kem' Likasu
- Refusal of Care (2005) ... Makemba 'Kem' Likasu (voice, uncredited)
- Twas the Night (2004) ... Makemba 'Kem' Likasu (voice, uncredited)
- Damaged (2004) ... Makemba 'Kem' Likasu (voice, uncredited)
 2008/I W.
Condoleezza Rice
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series)
Makeva
- Camp Refoogee (2006) ... Makeva (voice)
 2003 Shade
Tiffany
 2000 It Was an Accident
Noreen Hurlock
 1998 Beloved
Beloved
 1996 In Your Dreams (TV Movie)
Clare
 1991 Pirate Prince (TV Movie)
Becky Newton
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Other Works:

TV commercial for "Olay 7" Total Effects day moisturizer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I use the film industry as a pleasure for work and that kind of thing and it's not a pursuit to make me feel happy in my life. See more »

Trivia:

A delayed shoot for Mission: Impossible II (2000) caused Thandie to turn down one of the lead roles in Charlie's Angels (2000). Lucy Liu was cast instead. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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Thandie!!! + the rest of you lot: A friend of mine needs your help... gorgios
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BRILLIANT in For Colored Girls PTUTSON
Gorgeous, nice fashion-icon, but rarely smiles Mizz-Helena
Was it her??? chandrachur3
Looks like Jean Simmons chelle-35
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