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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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06.11.1972 En London, England, UK
Créditos en Cine/TV:
Primera aparición:
La primera experiencia 20.03.1991
Última película:
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan 13.03.2019
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Poster of Westworld
Poster of 2012
Poster of Crash (Colisión)
Poster of Misión: Imposible 2
Película The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Audrey Newhouse 13.03.2019
Película Jay-Z - Family Feud 23.01.2019
Película Han Solo: Una historia de Star Wars Val 15.05.2018
Película Gringo: Se busca vivo o muerto Bonnie Soyinka 08.03.2018
Película Family Feud 29.12.2017
Series Westworld Maeve Millay 02.10.2016
Series The Slap Aisha 12.02.2015
Película Medio sol amarillo Olanna 08.09.2013
Series Line of Duty DCI Roz Huntley 26.06.2012
Película Good Deeds Lindsey 23.02.2012
Película Retreat (Aislados) Kate 14.10.2011
Película For Colored Girls Tangie / Orange 05.11.2010
Película vanishing on 7th street Rosemary 11.09.2010
Película 2012 Laura Wilson 10.10.2009
Película W. Condoleezza Rice 17.10.2008
Película Nueva York para principiantes Herself 02.10.2008
Película RocknRolla Stella 04.09.2008
Película Norbit Kate Thomas 08.02.2007
Película Corredor de fondo Libby 06.09.2007
Película En busca de la felicidad Linda 14.12.2006
Película Crash (Colisión) Christine Thayer 06.05.2005
Series Padre made in USA Unknown 06.02.2005
Película Las crónicas de Riddick Dame Vaako 11.06.2004
Película Shade: Juego de asesinos Tiffany 18.05.2003
Película La verdad sobre Charlie Regina Lambert 25.10.2002
Película It Was an Accident Noreen Hurlock 27.10.2000
Película Misión: Imposible 2 Nyah Nordoff-Hall 24.05.2000
Película Asediada Shandurai 05.02.1999
Película Beloved Beloved 16.10.1998
Película Gridlock'd Barbara 'Cookie' Cook 29.01.1997
Película Un hombre de éxito Hilary Rule 12.12.1996
Película The Journey of August King Annalees 14.09.1995
Película Jefferson en París (Los amores de un presidente) Sally Hemings 31.03.1995
Película Entrevista con el vampiro Yvette 11.11.1994
Película Loaded Zita 01.09.1994
Película The Young Americans Rachael Stevens 08.10.1993
Película La primera experiencia Thandiwe Adjewa 20.03.1991