Thandiwe Newton Overview

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Born: November 06, 1972

Thandiwe Newton was born in Zambia to a Zimbabwean mother and a British father. When she was young, political unrest in her native country caused her family to flee to England. The family (including one brother) established themselves in the Cornwall area of England along the south coast, where Newton lived until she was 11. Thandiwe had long harbored an interest in performance -- dance in particular. And so it was at this tender age that she enrolled in London's Art Education School. While... See All

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