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Thandiwe Newton

Thandiwe Newton

Birthday: 1972-11-06 | Place of Birth: London, England, UK

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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Known For

Reminiscence
Reminiscence

Reminiscence   2021

Sull'uscita: 
2021

Punteggio: 7.2

Generi: 
Science Fiction  /  Mystery  /  Romance
Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema
Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema

Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema   2019

Sull'uscita: 
2019

Punteggio: 7.6

Generi: 
Documentary
Cast: 
Tilda Swinton  /  Jane Fonda  /  Kerry Fox
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan   2018

Sull'uscita: 
2018

Punteggio: 6.1

Generi: 
Drama
Cast: 
Kit Harington  /  Jacob Tremblay  /  Natalie Portman
Gringo
Gringo

Gringo   2018

Sull'uscita: 
2018

Punteggio: 6.1

Generi: 
Action  /  Comedy
Cast: 
David Oyelowo  /  Joel Edgerton  /  Charlize Theron
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story   2018

Sull'uscita: 
2018

Punteggio: 6.9

Generi: 
Adventure  /  Science Fiction
Westworld
Westworld

Westworld   2016

Sull'uscita: 
2016

Punteggio: 8.7

Generi: 
Western

Cast: Evan Rachel Wood /  Thandie Newton /  Jeffrey Wright / 

Acting

2021
Reminiscence

as    Emily "Watts" Sanders

2018
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

as    Audrey Newhouse

2018
Gringo

as    Bonnie Soyinka

2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story

as    Val

2016
Westworld

as    Maeve Millay

2015
The Slap

as    Aisha

2013
Half of a Yellow Sun

as    Olanna

2012
Good Deeds

as    Lindsey

2011
Retreat

as    Kate

2010
Vanishing on 7th Street

as    Rosemary

2010
For Colored Girls

as    Tangie / Orange

2009
2012

as    Laura Wilson

2008
W.

as    Condoleezza Rice

2008
RockNRolla

as    Stella

2007
Norbit

as    Kate Thomas

2007
Run, Fatboy, Run

as    Libby

2006
The Pursuit of Happyness

as    Linda Gardner

2005
Crash

as    Christine Thayer

2004
The Chronicles of Riddick

as    Dame Vaako

2003
Shade

as    Tiffany

2002
The Truth About Charlie

as    Regina Lambert

2000
Mission: Impossible II

as    Nyah Nordoff-Hall

1998
Beloved

as    Beloved

1998
Besieged

as    Shandurai

1997
Gridlock'd

as    Barbara 'Cookie' Cook

1996
The Leading Man

as    Hilary Rule

1995
Jefferson in Paris

as    Sally Hemings

1994
Interview with the Vampire

as    Yvette

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