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Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton was born in London. Thandie is mixed race, the daughter of a black Zimbabwean mother, Nyasha, a health-care worker from the Shona tribe, and Nick Newton, a white 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Slap (TV Mini-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:

(2011-12) Print ads for Olay's Total Effects 7-in-One 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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God, yeah, I'm good at playing the emotionally strangled person. The woman who is in the worst place in her life. That's me! See more »


Her younger daughter was named for German-born singer Nico, member of the legendary rock group The Velvet Underground. See more »

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BRILLIANT in For Colored Girls PTUTSON
Gorgeous, nice fashion-icon, but rarely smiles Mizz-Helena
Looks like Jean Simmons chelle-35
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