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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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Nascido(a):
Nov 6, 1972 No(a) London, England, UK
Filme / Créditos de TV:
29
Apareceu pela primeira vez:
No(a) movie Flirting 1991-03-20
Último projeto:
Filme Han Solo: Uma História Star Wars 2018-05-24
Conhecido Por
Filmografia
Filme Han Solo: Uma História Star Wars 2018-05-24
Filme The Death and Life of John F. Donovan 2017-09-23
Series Westworld Maeve Millay 2016-10-02
Series Rogue Grace Travis 2013-04-03
Filme Uma Boa Ação Lindsey 2012-02-23
Filme Retreat Kate 2011-10-14
Filme For Colored Girls Tangie / Orange 2010-11-05
Filme Vanishing on 7th Street Rosemary 2010-09-11
Filme Huge Kris 2010-06-18
Filme 2012 Laura Wilson 2009-10-10
Filme W. Condoleezza Rice 2008-10-17
Filme Um Louco Apaixonado Herself 2008-10-02
Filme RocknRolla - A Grande Roubada Stella 2008-09-04
Filme Norbit Kate Thomas 2007-02-08
Filme Run Fatboy Run Libby 2007-09-06
Filme À Procura da Felicidade Linda 2006-12-14
Filme A Batalha de Riddick Dame Vaako 2004-06-11
Filme Crash - No Limite Christine Thayer 2004-05-28
Filme Shade - Nos Bastidores do Jogo Tiffany 2003-05-18
Filme O Segredo de Charlie Regina Lambert 2002-10-25
Filme It Was an Accident Noreen Hurlock 2000-10-27
Filme Missão: Impossível 2 Nyah Nordoff-Hall 2000-05-24
Filme L'assedio Shandurai 1998-09-14
Filme Gridlock'd Barbara 'Cookie' Cook 1997-01-29
Filme The Leading Man Hilary Rule 1996-12-12
Filme Loaded Zita 1996-04-12
Filme Entrevista Com o Vampiro Yvette 1994-11-11
Filme A Idade da Violência Rachael Stevens 1993-10-08
Filme Flirting Thandiwe Adjewa 1991-03-20