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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, Nyasha, a healthcare 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 ... See full bio »

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

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  Westworld (filming)
Maeve Millay
 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:

(2011-12) Print ads for Olay's Total Effects 7-in-One 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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Personal Quote:

Having children is life-changing, to state the obvious. It's a gigantic shift in your life and I welcomed it. Not to put too fine a point on it, there's something about the shame that goes with sexual exploitation, deviance, whatever. As a woman, having a baby psychologically erases it all from your body. And that, for me, was incredibly important. See more »

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Graduated with a 2:1 (otherwise known as "an undergraduate degree with 2nd Class Honours, Upper Division")in Anthropology from Cambridge University. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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Thandie!!! + the rest of you lot: A friend of mine needs your help... gorgios
kinda looks like zoe saldana esie_32
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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