Thandie Newton Becomes Thandiwe Newton, Reverting to Original Spelling of Name

Thandie Newton Becomes Thandiwe Newton, Reverting to Original Spelling of Name
Thandie Newton has revealed that she is reverting to the original Zimbabwean spelling of her first name, Thandiwe.

“That’s my name. It’s always been my name. I’m taking back what’s mine,” the Westworld star told British Vogue, adding that all of her future film and TV work would be credited with the name Thandiwe (pronounced “tan-dee-way”) Newton.

The full name of the Emmy- and BAFTA-winning British actress, born in London to a white British father and a Zimbabwean mother, is Melanie Thandiwe Newton. However, she said her name was misspelled in the credits to ...
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