STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 310 this week

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 »

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 people
created 11 Feb 2011
 
a list of 35 people
created 27 Mar 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 10 Nov 2012
 
a list of 40 people
created 14 May 2013
 
a list of 22 people
created 06 Jul 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Thandie Newton's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (36 credits)
 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
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (59 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Ten years ago, I probably would have bemoaned the fact that I started out [in the film business] so young - but now I'm grateful - truly grateful. [September 2008] See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
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
Interview with Thandie user-22196
Discuss Thandie Newton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page