Birth Name: Thandiwe Adjewa Newton
Age: 41, born 6 November 1972
Country of origin: Central African Republic
Currently Residing In: United States
Height: 5' 3"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Ol Parker
Thandie Newton is the daughter of a Rhodesian (now Zimbabwean) mother from the Shona people and a British father. She lived in Zambia until political unrest caused her family to move back to the UK. She then lived in Cornwall in the southwest of Britain until the age of 11. At that time she enrolled in London's Art Educational School, where she studied modern dance. However, a back injury forced her to quit dancing. This led to her auditioning for films and receiving her first role in John Duiga