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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 & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Slap (TV Mini-Series)
Aisha
- Ritchie (2015) ... Aisha
- Rosie (2015) ... Aisha
- Aisha (2015) ... Aisha
- Connie (2015) ... Aisha
- Manolis (2015) ... Aisha
 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 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 »

Trivia:

She named her daughter Ripley after the character played by Sigourney Weaver in Alien (1979). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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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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