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Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton was born in London. She is the daughter of a Zimbabwean mother, Nyasha, a health-care worker from the Shona tribe, and Nick Newton, a British father who worked as a lab technician. 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... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Mission: Impossible II
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2012 Laura Wilson
The Chronicles of Riddick


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 2015 The Slap (TV Series)
- Ritchie (2015) ... Aisha
- Rosie (2015) ... Aisha
- Aisha (2015) ... Aisha
- Connie (2015) ... Aisha
- Manolis (2015) ... Aisha
 2011/I Retreat
 2010 Huge
 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)
- Camp Refoogee (2006) ... Makeva (voice)
 2006 Crash: L.A. - The Other Main Character (Video short)
Narrator / Herself
 2006 Crash: Unspoken (Video short)
Narrator / Herself
 2003 Shade
 2000 It Was an Accident
Noreen Hurlock
 1998 Beloved
 1996 In Your Dreams (TV Movie)
 1991 Pirate Prince (TV Movie)
Becky Newton
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Other Works:

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

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


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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I don't put the pressure on myself to be a very successful movie star. I want to enjoy being an actor and I want to be challenged by the roles I take. What is lovely is that I'll get sent a small movie, and you know that by virtue of me being involved they get their money and that's fantastic. See more »


According to Thandie, her mother is a Princess of the Shona Tribe. See more »

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kinda looks like zoe saldana esie_32
BRILLIANT in For Colored Girls PTUTSON
Looks like Jean Simmons chelle-35
Gorgeous, nice fashion-icon, but rarely smiles Mizz-Helena
Was it her??? chandrachur3
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