Melanie Thandiwe "Thandie" Newton (born 6 November 1972) is an English actress. She has appeared in several British and American films, and is known for roles such as Linda in The Pursuit of Happyness, Nyah Nordoff-Hall in Mission: Impossible 2 and Christine in Crash, for which she received a number of awards, including a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
|Full name at birth||
Melanie Tandiwe Newton
|Claim to fame||
The Truth About Charlie, Mission Impossible II
|Date of birth||
6 November 1972
|Place of birth||
London, England, UK
Actress, Producer, Voice Artist
5' 3" (160 cm)
112 lbs (50.8 kg)
Small mole under right eye
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
BA Anthropology, Cambridge University
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