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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 26 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)

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 2018/II Gringo (completed)
 2017 Line of Duty (TV Series)
Roz
- Episode #4.6 (2017) ... Roz
- Episode #4.5 (2017) ... Roz
- Episode #4.4 (2017) ... Roz
- Episode #4.3 (2017) ... Roz
- Episode #4.2 (2017) ... Roz
 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: Unspoken (Video short)
Narrator / Herself
 2004/I Crash
Christine
 2003 Shade
Tiffany
 2000 It Was an Accident
Noreen Hurlock
 1998 Beloved
Beloved
 1996 In Your Dreams (TV Movie)
Clare
 1994 Loaded
Zita
 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 »

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4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't put the pressure on myself to be a very successful movie star. I want to enjoy being an actor and I want to be challenged by the roles I take. What is lovely is that I'll get sent a small movie, and you know that by virtue of me being involved they get their money and that's fantastic. See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 32, a daughter Nico Parker in mid December 2004. Child's father is her husband, Ol Parker. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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