Thandie Newton

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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.

Most Popular Thandie Newton Trailers

Total trailers found: 33

2012 Trailer (2009)

10 October 2009

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up.

Interview with the Vampire Trailer (1994)

11 November 1994

A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.

Crash Trailer (2004)

13 January 2004

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Mission: Impossible II Trailer (2000)

24 May 2000

With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera.

The Pursuit of Happyness Trailer (2006)

14 December 2006

The true story of Christopher Gardner, who invests heavily in a device known as a 'Bone Density Scanner', only to find himself struggle to sell the product as it's just marginally better than the current technology, and much more expensive.

W. Trailer (2008)

17 October 2008

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory.

RockNRolla Trailer (2008)

04 September 2008

When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune.

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Trailer (2008)

02 October 2008

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".

The Chronicles of Riddick Trailer (2004)

11 June 2004

After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race.

Norbit Trailer (2007)

08 February 2007

A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Vanishing on 7th Street Trailer (2010)

11 September 2010

A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind.

Gridlock'd Trailer (1997)

29 January 1997

After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program.

Shade Trailer (2003)

18 May 2003

Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game.

Retreat Trailer (2011)

14 October 2011

Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.

Han Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer (2018)

24 May 2018

Upcoming Star Wars Spin-off directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The story is centered on a young Han Solo, the rogueish smuggler who later meets Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker in the Mos Eisley Cantina in Star Wars (1977).

Run, Fatboy, Run Trailer (2007)

06 September 2007

Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Trailer (2017)

23 September 2017

An American movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.

The Young Americans Trailer (1993)

08 October 1993

The London police is having trouble with organized crime commited by juvenile delinquents. Their leader is an American who is an expert at turning young men into ruthless gangsters.

The Truth About Charlie Trailer (2002)

25 October 2002

The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn).

Half of a Yellow Sun Trailer (2014)

21 March 2014

An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria.

Besieged Trailer (1998)

14 September 1998

When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr.

For Colored Girls Trailer (2010)

05 November 2010

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

American Express Trailer (2017)

31 December 2017

Plot unknown.

Jefferson in Paris Trailer (1995)

31 March 1995

His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless peasantry.

Good Deeds Trailer (2012)

23 February 2012

Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.

It Was an Accident Trailer (2000)

27 October 2000

An ex-con gets caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Flirting Trailer (1991)

20 March 1991

The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia.

The Journey of August King Trailer (1995)

14 September 1995

The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and goods he will need to survive the winter.

Beloved Trailer (1998)

16 October 1998

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved".

Huge Trailer (2010)

18 June 2010

A feuding double act try to make it in the cut-throat world of stand-up comedy.

The Leading Man Trailer (1996)

12 December 1996

Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success.

Loaded Trailer (1996)

12 April 1996

A group of young friends convene in the countryside to shoot a horror movie. But an experiment with LSD sees normal boundaries between them collapsing, and tragedy subsequently striking.

In Your Dreams Trailer (1997)

13 December 1997

The second of three contemporary stories showing in the Love Bites 1997 season. Clare accuses fellow-student Jamie of raping her after their first date.