An inspirational English actress, Melanie Thandiwe Newton was born on 6th November 1972. She has been interested in dance and acting since her childhood. At the age of 16, Newton began a relationship with Australian director John Duigan, who eventually cast her in the 1991 film Flirting. Following that, Thandie received roles in the films Interview with the Vampire, Beloved, and Besieged. In 2000, she earned a breakthrough as Nyah Nordoff-Hall in the film Mission: Impossible II and was also nominated for several awards including NAACP Image Award and Empire Award. Upcoming years brought major success to her and Newton starred in several box-office hit films such as Crash, The Pursuit of Happyness, For Colored Girls, and Good Deeds.
Along with her significant career in the film industry, Thandie also performed a variety of roles in numerous television series such as Rogue, The Slap, and Westworld. Her role as Maeve Millay in the series Westworld received critical acclaim and bestowed her with nominations for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards. As for her personal life, Thandie Newton has been married to writer, and director OI Parker since 1998 and the couple has three children together.
Thandie Newton Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Melanie Thandiwe Newton
- Nicknames: Thandie
- Date of Birth: 6 November 1972
- Birthplace: London, England
- Nationality: British
- Occupation: Actress
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Thandie Newton Body Measurements Height Weight Shoe Size
Thandie Newton Family Details:
- Father: Nick Newton
- Mother: Nyasha Newton (Health Care Worker)
- Siblings: Jamie Newton (Brother)
- Spouse Name: Ol Parker (m. 1998)
- Children Name: Ripley Parker, Nico Parker, Booker Jombe Parker
Thandie Newton Relationships History:
- Brad Pitt – Actor (1994)
- Ol Parker – Film Director (m. 1998)
Thandie Newton Career Highlights:
- First Film: Flirting (1991)
- First TV Show: ER (2003)
Thandie Newton Body Measurements:
Following is the complete actress Thandie Newton body measurements details such as her weight, height, bust, hip, waist, and shoe size.
- Height in Feet: 5′ 3″
- Height in Centimeters: 160 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 51 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 112 pounds
- Bra Size: 32A
- Cup Size: A
- Dress Size: 2 (US)
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 7 (US)
- Body Measurements: 32-24-34
Thandie Newton Interesting Facts:
- Newton used to practice various forms of yoga.
- Thandie studied social anthropology at Downing College in Cambridge.
- Her middle name, Thandiwe translates to “beloved” in the Zimbabwean language.
- In 2014, the animal rights organization PETA declared her the sexiest vegan of the year in the UK.