Thandiwe Melanie Newton
6 November 1972
5' 3" (1.6 m)
110 pounds (50 kg)
Multiracial (Thandie is of Zimbabwean (mother) and white British (father) descent.)
34-24-33 inches (Breasts-Waist-Hips)
d is known for roles such as Linda in The Pursuit of Happyness, Nyah Nordoff-Hall in Mission: Impossible II and Christine in Crash, for which she received a number of awards including a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
After the film Flirting (1991), Newton played a maid in the Tom Cruise film Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), which also starred Brad Pitt. Next, Newton appeared in the Merchant Ivory production of Jefferson in Paris as Sally Hemings, this was followed by Jonathan Demme’s horror drama Beloved (1998). Newton then played the character Nyah Hall in 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. In 2004 also appeared in The Chronicles of Riddick and Crash. Newton won 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 2007, Newton played opposite Eddie Murphy in the comedy Norbit as his love interest and then opposite Simon Pegg as his ex-girlfriend in the comedy Run Fatboy Run. Newton next portrayed U.S. National Security Advisor-turned Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in W., Oliver Stone’s film biography of President George W. Bush. Thandie Newton Body Measurements are listed above.