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Thandie Newton

Actor
Female
Born Nov 6, 1972

Thandiwe Nashita "Thandie" Newton is an English actress. She has appeared in a number of British and American films, including The Pursuit of Happyness, Mission: Impossible II, Crash, Run, Fatboy, Run and W.

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1972 Birth Born on November 6, 1972.

TEENAGE

1987 14 Years Old At 16, she began a six-year relationship with the Australian film director John Duigan, who subsequently cast her in the film Flirting, a sequel to Duigan's 1987 film The Year My Voice Broke, starring Ben Mendelsohn and Noah Taylor. … Read More
1992 19 Years Old …  Between 1992 and 1995, Newton attended Downing College, Cambridge, where she studied social anthropology. … Read More

TWENTIES

1998 25 Years Old Newton married English writer, director and producer Ol Parker in 1998. … Read More

THIRTIES

2003 30 Years Old Between 2003 and 2005, Newton played Makemba "Kem" Likasu, the love interest, and later on wife of Dr. John Carter on the American television series ER. … Read More
2004 31 Years Old In 2004, she also appeared in The Chronicles of Riddick and Crash.
2006 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Newton won a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006 for her role in Crash. … Read More
2007 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Newton co-starred with Eddie Murphy in the comedy Norbit, as his love interest, and then opposite Simon Pegg as his ex-girlfriend in the 2008 comedy Run Fatboy Run. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old In July 2011, Newton delivered a TED Talk on "Embracing otherness, embracing myself". … Read More
2012 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Newton next portrayed the United States President's First Daughter Laura Wilson in 2012, a disaster film directed by Roland Emmerich and released 13 November 2009.

FORTIES

2014 41 Years Old She is vegan and was named PETA's "Sexiest Vegan of 2014" in the UK. … Read More
2015 42 Years Old In 2015, she starred in the U.S. miniseries The Slap.
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