Thandie Newton

Born Nov 6, 1972
Age 43
Hometown London
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Nationality British
Alma Mater Cambridge University
Other Names Thandiwe Nashita ...
Eye Color Brown - Light

Thandiwe Nashita "Thandie" Newton is a British actress. She has appeared in a number of British and American films, including The Pursuit of Happyness, Mission: Impossible II, Crash, Run Fatboy Run, W. , 2012 and For Colored Girls.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Thandie Newton.


1972 Birth Born on November 6, 1972.


1987 14 Years Old At 16, she began a six year affair 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 Noah Taylor.
1992 19 Years Old Between 1992 and 1995, Newton went to Downing College, Cambridge, where she studied social anthropology. … Read More


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


2003 30 Years Old 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.
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
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
2008 35 Years Old In 2008, Newton visited poverty-stricken Mali, describing it as a "humbling experience". … Read More
2009 36 Years Old She reprised the role once more for the series finale in 2009. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old In July 2011, Newton delivered a TED Talk on "Embracing otherness, embracing myself".
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.
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