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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 »

Known For

Mission: Impossible II
Mission: Impossible II Nyah Nordoff-Hall
(2000)
2012
2012 Laura Wilson
(2009)
The Chronicles of Riddick
(2004)

Filmography

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 2015 The Slap (TV 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)
 2006 Crash: L.A. - The Other Main Character (Video short)
Narrator / Herself
 2006 Crash: Unspoken (Video short)
Narrator / Herself
 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 »

Trivia:

Her full first name is pronounced tan-DEE-way. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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BRILLIANT in For Colored Girls PTUTSON
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Gorgeous, nice fashion-icon, but rarely smiles Mizz-Helena
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