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Thandie Newton

Thandiwe Nashita "Thandie" Newton (born 6 November 1972) is an English actress. She has appeared in a number of British and American films. Newton was born in London, the daughter of Nyasha, a Zimbabwean health-care worker and Nick Newton, a Cornish laboratory technician and artist. The name "Thandiwe" means "beloved". Raised in London and Penzance, Kernow/Cornwall, she went on to study social anthropology at Downing College, Cambridge, from 1992 to 1995. Newton made her film debut in Flirting (1991). She played the role of Brad Pitt's maid Yvette in Interview With A Vampire (1994). She gained international recognition in the Merchant Ivory production of Jefferson in Paris as Sally Hemings, which led to her being cast in Jonathan Demme's Beloved (1998), in which she played the title character alongside co-stars Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover. She played the female lead Nyah Hall in the film Mission: Impossible II. Between 2003 and 2005, Newton played Makemba "Kem" Likasu, the love interest, and later wife of Dr. John Carter on the American television series ER. She reprised the role once more for the series finale in 2009. In 2004 also appeared in The Chronicles of Riddick and Crash. Newton was honoured with a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006 for her role in Crash. She also played Chris Gardner's wife, Linda Gardner, in The Pursuit of Happyness. In addition to her film and television credits she played the title role in a 2006 radio pantomime version of Cinderella. In 2007, she starred alongside Eddie Murphy in the comedy Norbit as his love interest, and opposite Simon Pegg as his ex-girlfriend in the comedy Run Fat Boy Run. Newton next portrayed U.S. National Security Advisor-turned Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in W., Oliver Stone's 2008 film biography of President George W. Bush. In 2009 Newton next portrayed the United States President's First Daughter Laura Wilson in 2012. She can also be seen in Vanishing on 7th Street and For Colored Girls both released in 2010. Newton married English writer/director/producer Ol Parker in 1998. The couple have two daughters: Ripley, born in 2000, and Nico, born in 2004. Her daughters were named after the character Ellen Ripley in the Alien films and the singer Nico.


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Nascut:
Nov 6, 1972 in London, England, UK
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
37
Primul film:
In movie Flirting 1991-03-20
Ultimul film:
Film The Death & Life of John F. Donovan 2018-12-31
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Gringo
Poster of Norbit
Poster of Crash
Poster of Mission: Impossible II
Filme in care a jucat
Film The Death & Life of John F. Donovan 2018-12-31
Film Han Solo: A Star Wars Story 2018-05-23
Film Gringo 2018-03-09
Serial Westworld Maeve Millay 2016-10-02
Serial The Slap Aisha 2015-02-12
Film Half of a Yellow Sun Olanna 2014-03-21
Serial Rogue Grace Travis 2013-04-03
Film Good Deeds Lindsey 2012-02-23
Serial Line of Duty DCI Roz Huntley 2012-06-26
Film Retreat Kate 2011-10-14
Film For Colored Girls Tangie / Orange 2010-11-05
Film Vanishing on 7th Street Rosemary 2010-09-11
Film Huge Kris 2010-06-18
Film 2012 Laura Wilson 2009-10-10
Film W. Condoleezza Rice 2008-10-17
Film How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Herself 2008-10-02
Film RockNRolla Stella 2008-09-04
Film Norbit Kate Thomas 2007-02-08
Film Run, Fatboy, Run Libby 2007-09-06
Film The Pursuit of Happyness Linda 2006-12-14
Film Crash Christine Thayer 2005-05-06
Serial American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Film The Chronicles of Riddick Dame Vaako 2004-06-11
Film Shade Tiffany 2003-05-18
Film The Truth About Charlie Regina Lambert 2002-10-25
Film It Was an Accident Noreen Hurlock 2000-10-27
Film Mission: Impossible II Nyah Nordoff-Hall 2000-05-24
Film Beloved Beloved 1998-10-16
Film Besieged Shandurai 1998-09-14
Film Gridlock'd Barbara 'Cookie' Cook 1997-01-29
Film The Leading Man Hilary Rule 1996-12-12
Film Loaded Zita 1996-04-12
Film The Journey of August King Annalees 1995-09-14
Film Jefferson in Paris Sally Hemings 1995-03-31
Film Interview with the Vampire Yvette 1994-11-11
Film The Young Americans Rachael Stevens 1993-10-08
Film Flirting Thandiwe Adjewa 1991-03-20